Fourteen Factors Courts Will Consider in Determining Alimony

  1. How much each party earns
  2. How much each party has the capacity to earn
  3. The age of each party
  4. Physical health of each party
  5. Mental/emotional health of each party
  6. Other sources of income available to each party
  7. The duration of the marriage
  8. The contribution each spouse made to the other spouse’s training and education
  9. The support each spouse made to increasing the other spouse’s earning power
  10. How staying at home adversely impacted a spouse’s earning power
  11. The parties standard of living during the marriage
  12. Each party’s education level
  13. Each party’s debt and other financial obligations
  14. Each party’s separate property

 

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