Your marriage is ending and the same worries and fears keep circling through your mind:
“Will I have enough money to keep the house?”
“How will I be able to make ends meet?”
“What will I do for health insurance?”
“How will I be able to pay my bills and save for retirement?”
In divorce, all of these fears are normal and have the very same thing in common:
When it comes to money and divorce, there's one issue that's more emotional, more stressful, causes more disagreements and is harder to resolve than any other.
Whether you call it spousal support, alimony or maintenance, coming to agreement on an amount of money that one ex-spouse will pay to the other to cover their expenses, while still having enough money left to cover their own, is difficult, to say the least.
And the topic of spousal support in Washington State is a complicated one.
In this post, we'll take a closer look at this complex and controversial topic. And shed some light on what a divorcing couple can do to come an alimony agreement they both find fair.