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What are the guidelines for Alimony? I have been married for 3 years, leaving my career to immigrate to US to marry, then leaving my job to accommodate my husband’s transfer. I have not worked for a year. Recently, I found out my husband is a sex addict, so I have left him – what is his obligation for alimony?
Asked on January 3, 2018 under Family Law, California
M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 3 years ago | Contributor
It is my understanding that in California the general rule is that alimony will be awarded for half of the length of a less than ten year marriage. So in your case it could be awarded for one and a half years. I wuld strongly suggest you sek consultation from an attorney in your area as to your situation. Cases are often fact specific. Good luck.
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