How long do you have to be married to get alimony? This is a question often raised by a spouse in a short-term marriage. Spouses ask this question because they are unsure whether a court would order alimony given the short duration of their marriage. This question impacts both the spouse who is concerned about paying alimony and the spouse concerned about receiving alimony.
Let’s look at this question closer for some answers. Everything we write here only applies to California divorces and no other State. [Read more…]