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Wisconsin Alimony Law

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Spousal maintenance, a synonym of Alimony is often offered by the broad discretion of judges to help and assist a lower earning spouse to lead a reasonable life after divorce.

Factors considered:

Several factors are considered in awarding alimony in Wisconsin alimony law

They include:

  • Length of the marriage
  • Age, health and education of the parties
  • Earning abilities and employment opportunities of the party seeking support
  • Scope and the time required for the supported spouse to become independent
  • Agreements made, if any, during or before marriage
  • Contributions in home making and for the development of the other
  • Guardianship of a mutual child and similar issues
  • Division of marital assets and Tax consequences

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