Can still apply for unemployment if I am getting a divorce alimony?
Unemployment will not be affected by spousal support but the amount of support could be, see an attorney.
Can you file for spousal support before divorce?
Yes. You can receive spousal support before the divorce is final. Typically, prior to the divorce being finalized, support is called pendente lite support (which means while the case is pending). You do not have to go to court to obtain spousal support if you and your spouse reach an agreement on support.
Can you file for alimony after divorce is final?
During the process of dissolving your marriage, the court may order you to pay alimony payments after the divorce is final. Payments are not required during the separation period. Once a divorce is final, however, a court will only alter or change an alimony decree if the circumstances of the parties change.
Can spousal support be reinstated?
Once spousal support is terminated, it cannot be reinstated. If the recipient desires an extension of alimony, he or she must request a modification before the agreement expires. If the payor proves one of the automatic termination conditions, support ceases permanently.