Troubled marriages often end in divorce and to manage with the finances after divorce is often a difficult task.
Therefore, Michigan alimony law offers support to the spouses in need irrespective of the 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 an account of 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.