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  • New Tax Law will hurt Maintenance Payors/Recipients
    New Tax Law will hurt Maintenance Payors/Recipients

    Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) there are some dramatic changes coming to maintenance or what some states refer to as alimony. Agreements executed in 2018 will retain the default of ...

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  • Consider a Lump Sum in Lieu of Alimony
    Consider a Lump Sum in Lieu of Alimony

    Maintenance or alimony is money ordered or agreed to be paid to a spouse who does not have sufficient income on her own in order to be self-supporting. Maintenance depends on both the ability to pay ...

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  • The risks of paying maintenance or alimony in Missouri
    The risks of paying maintenance or alimony in Missouri

    Maintenance, called alimony in some states, may be a key factor in your divorce case. In order to award maintenance the court must find that your spouse lacks sufficient property, including marital ...

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  • Help! I need maintenance.
    Help! I need maintenance.

    So you need maintenance or alimony. Perhaps you have been a stay at home mom for many years. Maybe you are underemployed while your spouse earns a substantial income. Where should you start? Start ...

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