Couples who are going through divorce often face a variety of stressors, from child support matters to visitation and custody disputes. That said, alimony can have a significant financial impact on both parties and it is pivotal for you to prepare for all of the financial ramifications associated with divorce. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, we are very familiar with the financial hurdles that couples may encounter after splitting up in Boston, or anywhere in Massachusetts.
If you are required to pay alimony, which is also known as spousal support, you could have difficulty making monthly payments on time. Furthermore, missing the alimony payments you are required to make could lead to stiff penalties, including arrest and costly fines. On the other hand, you could have financial uncertainty if you expect to receive alimony payments. After splitting up with your spouse, you may be worried about your ability to receive enough alimony or you may struggle with a spouse who refuses to pay.
When it comes to alimony, and all other areas of family law, you should strive for a positive outcome. If you take a close look at the ins and outs of the divorce process, you may gain a clearer sense of your responsibilities and rights. Since divorce can have a lasting impact on your future, you should do everything you can to increase the likelihood of a successful outcome, which is especially important if you have children.
On the section of our site which focuses on divorce, you can review more material related to alimony payments.