Alimony and Spousal Maintenance Attorney in Rochester, Michigan

What factors do Michigan courts consider in awarding spousal support?

Rochester, MI family law attorney Daniel Marchese explains how Michigan courts award spousal support and what factors they consider.

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spousal supports one of the most
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contentious issues on divorce cases
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and it causes a lot of additional
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litigation and money
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um in cases where it doesn’t necessarily
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have to be as a practitioning attorney
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we look primarily at one of a few
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factors
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the most important factors are the
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length of the marriage how much do both
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parties make
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presently and during the course of the
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marriage and what is the need of the
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spouse who’s asking for spousal support
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is she receiving a large lump sum
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payment in cash or receiving substantial
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assets
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or if she’s not then is the other party
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able to
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have the ability to pay them to provide
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the standard of living that they were
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accustomed to
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during the marriage

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