How long will I get alimony?

Few aspects of divorce are more contentious than alimony. While child support payments may be a difficult subject as well, few dispute the need to pay child support. Alimony can be much more difficult.  Unlike with child support, in the state of Michigan there is no...

When is lump sum alimony a good idea?

In some cases, a spouse the court orders to pay spousal support may wish to simply pay the full alimony amount up front – a “lump sum” alimony payment. They avoid the frustration of making a payment every month, and both parties can move on. A lump sum has a few...