Assets awarded to the parties as equitable distribution may be considered as a source of income from which alimony may be paid. This includes pension and retirement benefits.
Retirement accounts distributed to the parties should be considered income for the purpose of determining alimony where the court can reasonably conclude that the principal of the retirement account will not be invaded for the purpose of support.
Military retirement benefits can be awarded only if the parties were married for at least 10 years while one spouse was in the military.
Division of retirement benefits generally is part of equitable distribution and not awarding of alimony, but the amount of the distribution may be considered in determining alimony.
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