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Rhode Island Support

Rhode Island support regarding divorce can be looked at two different ways.

1. Alimony or as it is sometimes called, Spousal Maintenance

2. Child support

When referring to spousal maintenance or alimony, Rhode Island support can be either temporary or lasting.

Regarding payment, it can be done as a onetime lump sum, monthly installments, or as a division of assets.

Either way, there are several ways to minimize your Rhode Island support burden.

In order to take advantage of the system, you first must understand how the system really works.

In the Rhode Island of Florida, alimony is either agreed to by you and your ex or an amount is set at the preference of the county judge in Family court, when the parties can’t agree on an amount.

Disposable income is a chief cause in setting alimony. Disposable income is characterized as total income minus your taxes and basic living expenses.

The remaining income after your taxes and living expenses are paid is called "disposable income".

The disparity in income relating her disposable income and yours decides whether or not you pay alimony and if so the amount.

Essentially the bigger the disposable income gap, the more you’ll pay, so you want to do whatever you can to reduce or even eliminate this difference.

To do this we want to make you aware there are right and wrong ways, so it’s essential you grasp how things work and exploit a proven strategy assured to get you the results you want.

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Rhode Island Child Support is an unusual issue because unlike alimony, it’s not left to the discretion of a judge, but calculated using Rhode Island guideline formulas.

Very little is subject to analysis, so disposable income is not a factor in the decision.

Rhode Island child support is determined through Rhode Island guideline formulas that take into consideration your income, you ex-wife’s income, how many children you have, and the amount of time you spend each month with your kids.

Factors excluded from calculating child support in Rhode Island are your expenses, her expenses, and the children's principal costs.

It should be noted however that additional expenses such as day care and medical expenses are often added to the guideline support.

Here’s an illustration, should your child need medical treatment, such as braces, which is not covered by medical insurance, the expense for those braces will be included in regular monthly support payments.

You’ll likely be on the hook for approximately half of these “additional” expenses too.

If parents agree to a child support amount without going to court, the judge will generally accept this agreed to child support amount.

Many times parents reach arrangements with no court participation. If, on the other hand, you and your ex don’t agree on child support, a judge will determine your child support payment using the Rhode Island child support guidelines.

To reduce any Rhode Island Support concerns; whether alimony or child support, to achieve the results you’re looking for you need to have a proven strategy.

As your goal you should look to minimize the support amount you’ll pay your ex-wife by doing everything possible and applying verified strategies to accomplish this.

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