Alimony is a topic that many individuals don't fully understand and it can also be very controversial. While many states are fighting to stop permanent alimony, those that are currently paying it may still have questions. A recent question brought to the attention of many might interest Georgia residents.
Georgia divorces that have been ordered to pay alimony sometimes feel as if the amount they have been ordered to pay is unfair. One recent article focused on some of the issues that could arise if an individual decides to take a lower-paying job than they held when alimony was awarded. The particular situation discussed involved a man that has been ordered to pay alimony and works on commission.
Alimony is a hot button issue in many Georgia divorce cases. Who is entitled to what can cause great stress and tension between separating couples. However, the majority of divorce proceedings end with women being awarded alimony payments from their husbands. It is not necessarily because an ex-wife presented a better case, but simply because many men do not ask for alimony payments.