How Your Partner's Unemployment May Affect Your Divorce
If you are divorcing an unemployed spouse, you may wonder whether your spouse's unemployed status will affect the divorce. Well, unemployment has indirect effects on divorce in several ways. Here are some of the specific aspects of the divorce your partner's unemployment may affect. Alimony Although many people assume that alimony payments are automatic during divorce, which is not the case at all. The court can only award alimony to a spouse who cannot support themselves or continue to enjoy the same standard of living they had during the marriage.