Alimony or Separate maintenance - Legal advice & Suggestions
Facing marital issues and want legal advice regarding alimony? Looking out for advice regarding the alimony amount, when can it be claimed, criteria for providing alimony etc? Here, scroll through the responses from our ISC experts.
Some of the questions that come to my mind are jotted down in points for your considerations.
a) How can ask for alimony, or both(man or woman) are entitled for this?
b) What are the type of alimony?
c) How long does one have to pay alimony?
d) How is alimony calculated or can be seeked?
e) If husband / wife is educated, then too is he/she eligible for alimony?
f) If you have 2 kids, One daughter & other son or both daughter / both son, then how will the alimony be decided?
g) What are the grounds, when alimony be declined?
h) What if alimony is not asked during divorce, can it be claimed after divorce or separation?
i) What are the reason or criteria that is required for alimony?
j) If both parties agree on alimony during divorce, that can they raise to increase the alimony in future?
k) What is the average amount of alimony?
l) If the child is under one's custody(Husband / wife) & they refuse to allow you to speak to your child on phone due to any reason, can this be taken into account for alimony, instead of just being an ATM or cash dispensing machine?
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