Sudden Riches or Sudden Rags: What happens if you or your ex’s income changes after divorce? Say you get divorced at a time when you and your then-partner are both earning similar amounts.  Maybe you’re actually earning more than your partner while she goes back to school and works part-time, or maybe he’s on a temporarily undermployed while looking for something better.  Any child support or spousal support (also called maintenance or alimony) awarded in your divorce judgment is going to be based on your income, so what happens if that income subsequently changes?  Isn’t it fair to also expect the […]

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