No! This is a common misconception among support payors. If you lose your job or have a decrease in income, you should consider filing a motion to modify the support order immediately. The Court only has the ability to make the modified support retroactive to the date you filed your motion. Thus, if you have… Read More
Does spousal support terminate if my spouse is living with a new significant other?
Spousal support will not automatically terminate unless your court order specifically states that it will terminate upon the supported spouse cohabiting with a significant other. If your order does not include that specific language, you may still be able to terminate spousal support. It is important to keep in mind that terminating spousal support under… Read More
My spouse earns more money now. Can I get more spousal support?
An increase in spousal support will depend on several different factors. For example, the Court will consider whether you contributed to your spouse’s success at work. The Court will also assess your monthly needs and your income. Contact Boros Law Firm today to discuss the facts specific to your case.
How long will spousal support be ordered for?
The two main factors for child support are income and timeshare. For income, the Court will look at the current gross monthly income of both parents. For timeshare, the Court will look at how much time each parent spends with the child. Other factors, such as deductions from pay (i.e. health insurance premiums, union dues,… Read More
What factors does the court consider for spousal support?
The main factor for spousal support is whether there is a disparity between the incomes of both spouses. If so, the lower income spouse may be eligible for spousal support. Similar to child support, the Court looks at the gross monthly income of both spouses as well as deductions from both parties’ pay (i.e. health… Read More