Twenty-two years ago while practicing general law, Joseph E. Cordell realized 85% to... more
Twenty-two years ago while practicing general law, Joseph E. Cordell realized 85% to 90% of his clients were coming to the Cordell Cordell firm for domestic relations help. "During the course of that experience I couldnt help but notice the challenges consistently facing the guys side of the table when it comes to custody, maintenance issues, and accusations of domestic violence," Mr. ... 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.