In this episode, Melissa Joy CDFA® is joined by attorney Peter Bissett, PLC to discuss spousal support. Peter works both in litigation and collaborative law practice, and focuses solely on divorce, custody, and parenting time proceedings. In this episode, Melissa and Peter address the many variables that go into determining spousal support in the divorce process.
You will learn:
- Even in a “no-fault” divorce state, fault can play a role in spousal support.
- What are the 14 factors considered when determining the support amount?
- How is monthly spousal support determined if the higher-earning spouse is paid in commission or bonus pay?
- What happens if the paying spouse dies or becomes unemployed?
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Melissa Joy, CFP®, CDFA® is the President of Pearl Planning and a Wealth Advisor for Raymond James Financial Services. Reach out for a call today at 734.274.6744. Address: 8031 Main St. Suite 302 Dexter, MI 48130