How do I know if I qualify for alimony?
Alimony is a very complex legal issue. Talking to an attorney is advisable.
Now, to figure out if you qualify for alimony, you’re going to have to find out if you have actual need. Once you figure that out, you have to find out if your spouse has the ability to pay that alimony payment to you.
There are factors that courts take into consideration if parties can’t settle on alimony issues. Some of these factors include your health, your spouse’s health, your income, your spouse’s income, and the lifestyle you and your spouse enjoyed during the marriage.