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COMPASSIONATE The Jackson Law Firm was founded to help all types of individuals, from CEOs to stay-at-home parents, get through the most difficult domestic matters, or simply prepare for the future with a premarital ("prenuptial") agreement. We genuinely care about our clients and want to help make the legal process as painless as possible. SERVICE ORIENTED As our client, you can expect ... 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.