Considering Divorce? Georgia Attorney Answers Questions About Alimony

Considering Divorce? Georgia Attorney Answers Questions About Alimony

If you’re a Georgia resident considering divorce, you need to know how alimony (aka spousal support or maintenance) could affect your life. The recent tax law has had a significant impact on alimony payments.

Topics covered in this video:

0:50 – What types of alimony are there in Georgia?
1:45 – How does the court decide between temporary versus permanent alimony?
2:49 – Does the length of the marriage affect the alimony payment? How is alimony calculated in Georgia?
3:37 – How has alimony in Georgia changed? Did the new tax law affect alimony?
4:45 – What are some other trends in alimony? How is alimony payment structured? Can it be administered via a lump sum or IRA?
6:08 – Does being out of the workforce affect alimony for stay-at-home moms?
8:53 – What about fault? Does adultery or abuse affect alimony?
9:45 – Can alimony be changed or modified after a divorce?
11:30 – Any other advice for people considering divorce (or marriage)?
12:26 – Should you contact an attorney who specializes in divorce?