Changing Spousal Support When Ex Loses His or Her Job

During a divorce, the court often orders one spouse to pay spousal support—or alimony—to the other spouse. Alimony is determined using some factors, with the income of both spouses being one of them. The more economically secure person will support the less financially stable person. As the loss of a job often means changing spousal […]

Do I still pay alimony after remarriage?

You still pay alimony after remarriage is you pay in a lump sum or are past due. Alimony, or spousal support, in the state of Texas is provided to an ex-spouse if that person is incapable of supporting himself or herself. Alimony payments are also designed to ensure that the spouse continues to maintain the […]

How long do I have to pay alimony in Dallas?

Alimony payments vary in relation to the length of the marriage, generally between five and ten years.  It’s a common question for those getting divorced in Dallas, “How long do I have to pay alimony?” Alimony payments are called spousal maintenance payments in Texas. A court may order that one spouse pay the other spouse […]