Divorce brings many concerns, including those regarding financial stability after the process is final. In order to provide the lesser-earning spouse with a cushion in the months and years following a divorce, spousal support is sometimes granted. This is given to a spouse after consideration of many factors, including income, the length of the marriage and more.
Life is full of changes. Over the years, we may change jobs, spouses, cities and more. Children also change as they grow, often in ways we could never predict.
Thanksgiving is a week away, which means the holiday season is upon us. We are told it is a time for family togetherness and warm memories, but what about those of us celebrating their first holidays since getting divorced?
Though both spouses work in most married households in Kentucky, the spouses may earn significantly different incomes. If the couple splits up, the higher-earning spouse may be able to live comfortably on his or her salary alone. But the lesser-earning spouse may be unable to pay for basic necessities.