Can Child Support & Alimony Payments Be Reduced Due to Coronavirus Job Loss?

Millions of Americans find themselves unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic and shut-down orders affecting non-essential businesses. Many court-ordered child support and alimony payments likely have been impacted as a result, at least temporarily. What can payors and payees do to deal with the present circumstances? Existing court orders remain in effect unless a judge…

Modifying Spousal Support: Part 1

This week and next, we will review the ability to modify certain provisions in your divorce decree. This week we go over issues relating to spousal support, known as maintenance or alimony; next week, we’ll look at modifications to child support and custody arrangements. Life can bring many changed circumstances post-divorce. One party may ask…