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The party seeking modification must make a primary facie showing of changed circumstances before the court will order discovery of the former spouse’s financial status

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August 19, 2014 at 4:11 pm

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Discretion to modify alimony retroactively

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August 18, 2014 at 1:10 pm

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For purposes of calculating alimony and child support awards, a trial court may impute income to one or both spouses

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August 12, 2014 at 8:25 am

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The party seeking modification of an alimony award must demonstrate that changed circumstances have substantially impaired the ability to support himself or herself

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August 11, 2014 at 8:36 am

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Premature filing of a Lepis motion will justify its denial on the ground that the change has not been shown to be a permanent condition or of lasting duration

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August 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

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When faced with the circumstance of cohabitation of a dependent spouse, the court must focus on the economic relationship of the cohabitants to discern whether one cohabitant subsidizes the other

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July 28, 2014 at 9:23 am

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An obligor with diminished income must demonstrate how he or she has attempted to improve the diminishing circumstances

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July 28, 2014 at 9:12 am

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Alimony obligations are always subject to review and modification on a showing of changed circumstances

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July 28, 2014 at 8:53 am

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An individual’s support obligations can be suspended as a result of the individual’s incarceration

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July 11, 2014 at 12:32 pm

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The party seeking modification has the burden of showing such changed circumstances as would warrant relief from the support or maintenance provisions involved

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July 2, 2014 at 8:53 am

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