As an attorney practicing in family law, I am able to be there for my clients during... more
As an attorney practicing in family law, I am able to be there for my clients during one of the most difficult and emotional times in their lives. I aggressively represent my clients in order to obtain the results they desire while providing them with compassion for the emotional process they are going through. Prior to starting my own law firm, I worked for a large family law firm in Ora... view profile
When an ex-spouse makes payments to a former spouse after the divorce, the payments are called alimony. Alimony payments (also called spousal support) are intended to preserve the lifestyle the former spouse enjoyed before the divorce. Unlike child support, which is a required payment to fund a child's necessities, no one is guaranteed alimony. If a couple can't agree, a judge decides whether to award alimony. A divorce lawyer who specializes in alimony knows what information you need to calculate alimony, and can also help if you feel your ex-spouse is asking for too much alimony.