Spousal Support or Alimony in Nebraska is the monthly allowance paid by a spouse to the other to prevent the sudden onset of economic disturbances resulting due to the termination of marriage.
Factors considered in awarding alimony:
Alimony awarded in Nebraska alimony law can be temporary or permanent and the family courts consider several factors while issuing an order for spousal support.
Some of them include:
- Legal marriage and its duration.
- The contribution of each spouse to the marriage like the child care, homemaking and contributions that interrupted the employment career and the education of the spouse.
- The economic assets and the earning abilities of the spouse requesting for the spouse and also the one providing it.