Alimony in the US

An infographic on US Alimony, created (for reasons unknown) by UK chartered accountants Saffery Champness, and found on Maryland Divorce Legal Crier. Not all profound ("The spouse with greater earnings or future finance is more likely to pay a higher alimony amount"), but interesting points include the low number of divorced people who receive alimony (I suspect it is even lower here), the increasing number of women who pay alimony and the limitations upon alimony in some states.


  1. Most people pay their Alimony / Spousal maintenance off in a large, capitalised, lump sum or uneven split of capital settlement.


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