One of the most important aspects during or after divorce is that of alimony or spousal support. It is spousal maintenance and a legal obligation on a person to provide financial support to his or her spouse before or after marital (legal) separation or divorce.
Filing for divorce can be a confusing time in your life. There are so many details to think about and decisions to make – all the while you are trying to work, take care of your home and family and not fall completely apart emotionally.
When you and your spouse begin talking about divorce, retirement may be the last thing on your mind. However, retirement benefits are community property and must be considered in any divorce settlement.