Modesto Alimony Attorneys — 3 found

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  1. Modesto Alimony Lawyer Bernie Johannes Kempen

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    Certified Family Law Specialist* *CA State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
    Licensed for 22 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    9.6

    510-582-1433
  2. Modesto Alimony Lawyer Robin L Reno

    Robin Reno

    Modesto, CA Alimony Lawyer
    Licensed for 14 years
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    6.5

  3. Modesto Alimony Lawyer Vita Palazuelos

    Vita Palazuelos

    Vita Palazuelos is an attorney practicing family law and landlord tenant law. She worked for a prestigious family law firm in the Bay Area handling high asset litigation and contested... more
    Licensed for 1 year
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    5.8

Alimony

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.