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Alimony Law Portland

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Alimony Law Portland

In some instances, a wife will ask for alimony: the court-ordered payment to your wife after the dissolution of marriage.

Office Location Information

6 City Center
Suite 300
Portland, ME 04101

8:30 am – 5:30 pm


Where is the Portland Office? Our Portland, ME office is located at 6 City Center, Suite 300. Our office is nearby popular shopping and dining destinations. To get to our office via I-295, take exit 6A to merge onto Forest Ave. Then, turn left onto Congress St., and right onto Brown St., and left onto Free St. The office will be on the right. If you are coming via I-95 S., take exit 53 to turn right onto ME-100 S/ME-26 S. Then, take the ramp onto I-295 S and take exit 7 for U.S. 1 Alternate toward Franklin St. Then turn right onto Congress St., left onto Brown St., and left onto Free St.

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If you made more money during the marriage, there is a good chance your wife will seek alimony. The bigger the difference in earnings and the longer you were married, the larger the alimony payment will be.

Will Alimony be Awarded?

Will Alimony be Awarded?

Whether or not alimony is awarded will largely be determined by the difference between you and your wife’s earnings, as well as the length of the marriage.
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How Much Will I Pay?

There is a high level of inconsistency in spousal support decisions. Calculation methods vary from state to state and even county to county.
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When Will Alimony End?

In general, alimony will likely stop if the receiving party gets remarried, cohabits, or dies.