Arkansas divorce courts can award alimony to either spouse for support and maintenance when filing divorce. Alimony can also be referred to as maintenance or spousal support.
When making an Arkansas alimony award, the divorce court will consider the financial circumstances of the couple and determine the award on a case-by-case basis. A local Arkansas divorce lawyer can go over your divorce and discuss how issues like Arkansas child custody, Arkansas child support and other relevant factors may affect the alimony award.
Alimony will automatically cease if the spouse awarded alimony:
Find out what you can expect to pay or receive in alimony by connect with a local Arkansas divorce lawyer today. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out an Arkansas divorce case review. Work with a divorce attorney near you to protect your financial future and learn about state divorce laws.
The above synopsis of Arkansas divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Arkansas divorce attorney in your area.
Arkansas divorce laws were last updated May 2009.
Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.