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Connecticut Alimony Laws

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Alimony is the money ordered to be paid by either of the spouses to the low earning ones and family court of Connecticut holds a crucial role in awarding Alimony to those in need of it.

Here are some powers of the divorce courts, according to the Connecticut alimony laws.

  • The divorce court of Connecticut has a great deal of flexibility in deciding over the amount of alimony to be paid.
  • It can be awarded for a stipulated time or it can be made permanent or it can be completely terminated by the divorce courts.
  • If rejected, neither of the party’s can get back and challenge the divorce court for alimony.
  • The court can order the payee to pay periodic or lump-sum amount as the alimony.

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