I want to increase my alimony. My husband is now making more money. I was married for twenty-five years. What do I need to do?
Alimony is based on a party’s need and the other party’s ability to pay. A modification of permanent alimony may be warranted when one party has an increased need and the other has an increased ability to pay. An increase in ability to pay alone may not be enough to justify a modified alimony award, but it may lead to a court increasing alimony depending on the original determination of need. You should contact an experienced family law attorney like Mark E. Sawicki, P.A. for a free consultation regarding your alimony needs.