Bridgeport Alimony Attorneys — 2 found

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  1. Bridgeport Alimony Lawyer Karen Reynolds

    Karen Reynolds

    When family issues arise, it can become very difficult for the individuals involved in the process. I am reconciliation oriented in my approach to resolving family matters, because it... more
    Licensed for 34 years - $375-$425/hour
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    8.6

  2. Bridgeport Alimony Lawyer Deena Lynn Gans

    Deena Gans Pro

    Need help in any area of family law? Gans & Gans is here to help you navigate your way through...
    Licensed for 24 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
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    7.4

    203-384-8882

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.