Maryville, TN asked in Divorce for Tennessee


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A: There are four types of alimony. These are:

1. Transitional Alimony which is used in short-term marriages and intended to help the financially disadvantaged spouse transition into the post-divorce lifestyle. Transitional alimony is not modifiable, but may terminate upon conditions if set by the court such as remarriage or cohabitation. Transitional alimony can be deemed taxable to the recipient and tax-deductible to the payor if stated as such in the decree.

2. Rehabilitative Alimony is intended to improve the earning capacity of the financially disadvantaged spouse. This type of alimony is modifiable after the entry the decree in some cases. This type of alimony is taxable to the recipient and tax-deductible to the payor.

3. Alimony in Solido is a nontaxable...

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