This tool calculates the alimony payments you may need to pay or receive.

## PA Alimony Calculator

This calculator is designed to provide an estimate of the potential alimony payments based on various inputs. Please fill in the fields with the correct information to get an estimation.

### How to Use

- Enter the monthly income of the payor (the person who will be paying the alimony).
- Enter the monthly income of the recipient (the person who will be receiving the alimony).
- Enter the duration of the marriage in years.
- Enter the number of minor children (if any).
- Click the “Calculate” button to get the estimated alimony amount.

### Calculation Explanation

This calculator uses a basic formula to estimate alimony payments:

- Starts with 30% of the difference in monthly incomes between the payor and the recipient.
- Adjusts the amount based on the duration of the marriage:
- Increases by 20% for marriages longer than 10 years.
- Decreases by 20% for marriages shorter than 5 years.

- Further adjusts by subtracting $200 for each minor child.

### Limitations

Please note that this calculator provides an estimate and should not be considered a legal determination. Several other factors may influence the actual alimony payment, and it is advised to consult with a legal professional for accurate calculations and legal advice.