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Modification of alimony

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

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Normally, a motion to modify alimony may not be used to enable a dependent spouse to share in the post-divorce good fortune of the supporting spouse

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The standard of living established in the marriage or civil union and the likelihood that each party can maintain a reasonably comparable standard of living is a factor that must be considered in determining an alimony award

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The first factor to consider when considering an award of alimony is the actual need of the party seeking alimony

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A motion seeking modification of alimony requires proof of a substantial change in financial circumstances of the parties

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The new alimony act shall not be construed either to modify the duration of alimony ordered or agreed upon that has been incorporated into any enforceable agreement between the parties

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When a supporting spouse brings an application for a downward modification, the central focus is on the supporting spouse’s ability to pay

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Imputation of income is a discretionary matter not capable of precise or exact determination, but rather requires a trial judge to realistically appraise capacity to earn and job availability

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Any potential income derived from assets exempt from equitable distribution may be considered in awarding alimony

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