Is an inheritance considered an asset?
The inheritance itself will not affect your pension, but what you do with that money will have an impact. If you place it in the bank, it will be treated as an asset and also have deeming applied to be considered as income. The assets may also count in the assets test.
Do I pay alimony if I lose my job?
The answer is that it all depends on the circumstances of the unemployment. A court would look at the reasons for the employment change before making the decision of whether or not to vary the child or spousal support amounts. In some situations an applicant may be able to significantly reduce their payment amount.
What happens to alimony if I quit my job?
A job loss can sometimes reduce your spousal support obligations depending upon the circumstances. If the recipient spouse is not in agreement that the job loss should reduce spousal support, then you must convince the court that a change is reasonable in light of your current financial circumstances.
Can alimony be taken away?
In order to convince a judge to reduce (or even terminate) alimony, the paying spouse must demonstrate a significant change in the financial circumstances of one or both spouses, such as: the involuntary loss of a job or wage reduction. an illness or disability that prevents the paying spouse from working.