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I have been part of the metro area community for the last seven years. I am involved in professional and personal organizations in my community. I zealously represent my clients in the courtroom. Outside of court I participate in such league activities as pool and trap. I am involved in my church and my community. I work to help people through their family law issues which tend to be some of th... 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.