Troubled marriages often end in divorce, and managing the finances after the divorce is often difficult.
Therefore, Michigan alimony law offers support to spouses in need irrespective of gender.
Steps in determining alimony:
The process of determining the alimony that can be awarded includes three crucial steps. They include;
The court considers various factors like the length of the marriage, the standard of living during the marriage,
income-earning capabilities, assets, age, health, and many more to determine alimony.
- Principles of Equity:
It will also take into account the general principles of equity before awarding it.
- Final decision:
The judge will then decide the fair amount to be paid and the duration of alimony.