Generally, one spouse will often list the other spouse as the beneficiary on a insurance policy. Life insurance is often a forgotten asset in many divorce claims. As such, there are several issues that arise during a divorce where a life insurance policy is involved.
Alimony is a payment that one spouse makes to another after a final divorce decree is granted. In Pennsylvania, alimony is not awarded automatically as a right. Instead, the court has discretion over who should get alimony and what amount the alimony should be.