Maintenance (Alimony) Checklist
Monetary issues can often add to the stress of divorce. A often contested issue is maintenance or alimony, which is a sum of money paid from one spouse to the other so the lower-earning spouse may maintain a standard of living he or she would have enjoyed if the marriage had not ended.
To help you better understand maintenance or alimony, Stern Perkoski Mendez has compiled this checklist. Though it is not exhaustive, we hope it provides a foundation to understand the factors considered for maintenance in Evanston, Chicago, Lake Forest, Oakbrook Terrace and the surrounding suburbs.
As always, it is advisable to consult with a divorce attorney about the specifics of your case. Please feel free to contact Stern Perkoski Mendez with any questions you may have.
Maintenance (Alimony) Checklist for Illinois
A number of factors are considered in calculating maintenance in Illinois:
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