Is transitional alimony modifiable in Tennessee?

Is transitional alimony modifiable in Tennessee?

It is important to note that once ordered by the court in the Final Decree of Divorce, Transitional Alimony is not modifiable. This means that neither party may return to court and ask that the alimony payments, if specifically deems to be Transitional, be increased, decreased or terminated regardless of the reason.

Is alimony calculated before or after child support?

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The guideline states that the paying spouse’s support be presumptively 40% of his or her net monthly income, reduced by one-half of the receiving spouse’s net monthly income. If child support is an issue, spousal support is calculated after child support is calculated.

How does child support affect spousal support?

If either spouse is paying child support, the judge must also determine how a requirement to pay spousal support would affect child support payments. The Divorce Act clearly states that a judge must give priority to child support when a person applies for both child and spousal support.