Hidden Assets and Divorce
Decisions regarding the division of marital assets upon divorce may be made either by the divorcing spouses themselves or by a judge. State law governs how marital and separate property is divided in the property distribution. Typically, each spouse will receive a percentage of the total value of... MORE
Alimony Statute Requiring Husbands, But Not...
A landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, decided in 1967, declared certain Alabama alimony statutes unconstitutional because they required men, and not women, to pay alimony. Background In February 1974, a court entered a final decree of divorce to dissolve the marriage of an Alabama couple. Pursuant to... MORE