Douglasville, GA asked in Divorce for Georgia

Q: Could I be awarded alimony from husband if I had no income while married?

I married my current husband about 2013 or 2014. During the marriage I was chronically sick and I couldn't work. We also have a child together that was born in 2010. I want the divorce on the grounds of infidelity and domestic violence. My son suffers rom ptsd because of the violence between us so he's Scared of his father. I just want to know how is the amount of alimony determined.

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You need to consult with an attorney about your options. There is no formula for alimony, and it varies depending on many factors, some of which you have mentioned.

--Regina Edwards | www.EdwardsFamilyLaw.com | 770.854.0777

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, you could still get alimony even if you had no income during the marriage. This is something the judge will decide after reviewing all of the facts of the case. You should consult with an attorney who can help you plan the proper course of action and protect your best interests. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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