Connecticut Alimony Laws and Spousal Support

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Connecticut Alimony

Connecticut Alimony or spousal support may be awarded to either party based upon the following: 
  • the causes for the dissolution of marriage, including any marital fault;

  • the distribution of the marital property; 

  • whether the spouse seeking support is the custodian of a child whose condition or circumstances make it appropriate for that spouse not to seek outside employment;

  • the duration of the marriage;

  • the age of the spouses; 

  • the physical and emotional conditions of the spouses;

  • the usual occupation of the spouses during the marriage; 

  • the needs of each spouse; and 

  • the vocational skills and employability of the spouse seeking support and alimony.

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