The Rhode Island divorce court will consider many factors when determining alimony, including:
The Rhode Island divorce court may also consider:
The Rhode Island divorce court may review and modify alimony if there is a substantial change in circumstances. If the receiving spouse remarries, alimony payments will be terminated.
Working with a local Rhode Island divorce lawyer can help you understand alimony law and how it will affect you and your financial future. Connect today by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a Rhode Island divorce case review form. Make sure what your are paying or receiving is fair, and work with a Rhode Island divorce attorney.
The above synopsis of Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island divorce lawyer in your area.
Rhode Island divorce laws were last updated July 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.