Annulment

Posted Posted in Annulment, divorce

There are two ways to legally end a marriage: divorce and annulment. While most people have a solid grasp on what divorce is, annulment remains somewhat of a mystery. At its most elemental level, annulment is the nullification or cancellation of a marriage for technical reasons. The benefit of an annulment is that an annulment […]

Alimony: A primer

Posted Posted in divorce, FAQ, Finance

“When they first started writing all the divorce laws, it was almost called ‘all the money,’ but someone thought that was too forward. Now we just call it alimony.” –    Unknown    – What is it? Alimony (aka “spousal support”) is a monetary award given to help maintain the living standard of a spouse following divorce. […]