What is Alimony?

Alimony (also called “spousal support”) is a legal obligation of one spouse to provide support to the other spouse after a divorce or legal separation.  Most often, this support is in the form of monthly payments of a set amount.   Tennessee law provides...

When Can Alimony Payments Stop?

After a few years of paying alimony, you might say to yourself “I’ve been paying all this money to my ex-spouse for a long time.  The situation is a lot different than it was when we got divorced.  Can I stop the payments?” The answer, as is so often...