Submit a Request...Receive the help you need!
We've helped 46 clients find affordable attorneys today.

Click here to know more about membership

  • Members have 24/7 emergency access to their attorneys via Mobile App.
  • Legal consultation for all personal legal matters.
  • You get instant access to your own dedicated law firm.
  • Membership covers you, your spouse/partner, children and dependents.
  • 101 more reasons. Read here
Close

New Mexico Alimony Law

HomeAlimony New MexicoNew Mexico Alimony Law

In New Mexico alimony can be awarded to a spouse after divorce depending upon the needs and obligations of the ones included.

There are different types of alimony and any of the following can be awarded upon decree.

They include:

  • Long term alimony:

It is offered in marriages that last at least 20 years. It is often explained as permanent one and so several factors and circumstances contribute to determine it.

  • Transitional alimony:

It is a temporary monetary support, which generally lasts for about 18-24 months and is offered to the spouse to support him/her with the sudden transition from his/her married life to single life.

It is also a temporary support offered to the spouse which helps them to become independent and self supporting.

Important: The articles available on uslawyer.us are neither legal advice, nor a replacement for an attorney. The articles are general information and guidance concerning different legal issues. We make sure that these articles prove helpful to you but we do not promise or guarantee that they are suitable to your condition. We also do not take responsibility for any loss that might cause to you using these articles. Hence, it is strictly suggested to not to rely on the information provided in these articles completely without getting expert legal advice. It is also suggested to consult or hire an attorney in case of any doubt.