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Should abusers receive spousal support?

On behalf of The Walters Law Group, Ltd. posted in Divorce on Friday, August 31, 2012. Legislators in one state recently passed a new bill that prohibits spousal abuse victims from being forced to pay alimony to their abuser. Those marital partners who were abused would no longer face making spousal support payments to convicted abusers under the new regulation. Many Chicago victims of spousal abuse would likely hope that similar legal protection be provided to all in the future. A 39-year-old California successful financial planner and mother of two children wasContinue reading