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Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

Joe Dillon, MBA is a professional divorce mediator and founder of Equitable Mediation Services. Joe is passionate about helping couples avoid the destruction of attorney-driven litigation and knows first-hand that the right information, combined with the right expertise and the right kind of support can make the challenging process of divorce less expensive, less time-consuming and less stressful for divorcing couples and their families.

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Determining Alimony in Illinois in 2019

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

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Your marriage is ending and the same fears keep rushing through your head:

  • The house: “Will I have enough money to keep it?”
  • The bills: “How will I be able to pay them?”
  • Health insurance: “Will I be able to get coverage?”
  • Retirement: “Will there be any money left to save for the future?”

In divorce, all of these fears are normal and have something in common:

Money.

When it comes to money and divorce, there's one issue that's more emotional, controversial and challenging for spouses to resolve than any other.

Whether you call it alimony or divorce maintenance, coming to agreement on a matter that will require an ex-husband or wife to give money to the other ex-spouse to support their future lifestyle after the marriage is challenging, to say the least.

And the topic of alimony in Illinois is a complicated one.

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Topics: Alimony, Maintenance, Spousal Support, Illinois

The Challenges of Determining Alimony in NY in 2019

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

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Your marriage is ending and the same fears keep rushing through your head:

The house: “Will I have enough money to keep it?”

The bills: “How will I be able to pay them?”

Health insurance: “Will I be able to get coverage?”

Retirement: “Will there be any money left to save for the future?”

In divorce, all of these fears are normal and have the very same thing in common:

Money.

And when it comes to money and divorce, there's one issue that's more emotional, causes more disagreements and is more challenging to resolve than any other.

Whether you call it alimony, spousal support or spousal maintenance, New York couples needing to come to agreement on a matter that will require an ex-husband or wife to give money to their former spouse is challenging, to say the least.

And the topic of alimony in NY is a complicated one.

In this post, we'll take a closer look at this controversial and complex topic. And shed some light on what a divorcing couple can do to come an an alimony agreement they both find fair.

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Topics: New York, Alimony, Maintenance, Spousal Support

Understanding Alimony in PA in 2019 and The Challenges of Resolving It

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

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You're at the crossroads of a divorce in Pennsylvania and your mind is spinning with anxiety and worries as you lose sleep thinking about:

  • Whether or not you'll be able to afford to keep the house;
  • Whether or not you'll be able to pay the bills;
  • Whether or not you'll be able to get health insurance coverage;
  • And whether or not you'll have enough to save for your retirement.

All of these fears are typical in a divorce (especially if you've been the dependent spouse) and they all have one thing in common:

Money.

When it comes to money and divorce, there's one issue that's more stressful, more emotional, and more difficult for Pennsylvania couples to resolve than any other.

And that's PA alimony.

Coming to an agreement that will require one party to pay money to the other party to support their lifestyle after the marriage ends is challenging, to say the least.

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Topics: Alimony, Maintenance, Spousal Support, Pennsylvania

The articles in this blog are for informational purposes only and are not intended as legal advice, financial advice, emotional advice or counsel.

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