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What Are the Factors for a Monetary Award?
Before granting a monetary award to one spouse, the Maryland Court must consider 11 factors:
No one factor is considered paramount. Rather, the totality of the circumstances determines whether a monetary award is appropriate.
Alimony is awarded on a case-by-case basis in Maryland. The court decides the amount and duration of spousal support, based on what it considers a fair and equitable award for both parties.
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