I have been practicing family law for 21 years. It is my goal to provide each client... more
I have been practicing family law for 21 years. It is my goal to provide each client with individual attention because each client and each case is different, and I enjoy the personal interaction with a client and working towards successful completion of each case to the benefit of each family. I have seen a need to specialize in parental alienation cases which has led to an overal greate... view profile
I am an attorney with Quist Hansen, PLLC. My goal is to resolve your family law... more
I am an attorney with Quist Hansen, PLLC. My goal is to resolve your family law issues while preserving family relationships, in a cost effective manner. To that end, I will negotiate and mediate your case/issue, resorting to litigation only if necessary. I believe it is important to understand that once we enter a courtroom, one parent will be a winner, and one parent will be a los... 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.
Alimony Lawyers in cities near East Grand Rapids, MI