Melrose Park Alimony Lawyers — 3 found

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  1. Melrose Park Alimony Lawyer Elizabeth Anne Teague

    Elizabeth Teague

    Family law is about guiding people through a difficult transition. There are no small cases and no big cases, there are simply people facing one of most painful times in their lives.... more
    Licensed for 12 years - Retainer (Always)
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    6.9

  2. Melrose Park Alimony Lawyer Gail Sears Petrich

    Gail Petrich

    Oak Park, IL Alimony Lawyer
    Licensed for 33 years - $150-$350/hour
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    7.2

  3. Melrose Park Alimony Lawyer Edward Hunter Olivieri

    Edward Olivieri

    Mr. Olivieri is known throughout Cook County and its environs as an exceptional litigator who utilizes his trial skills, negotiating prowess and large network of relationships to... more
    Licensed for 9 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    6.3

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.