Loren La Forge joined the firm, La Forge & La Forge, Esqs., LLC, in 2004 after her... more
Loren La Forge joined the firm, La Forge & La Forge, Esqs., LLC, in 2004 after her admittance to both the New York and New Jersey Bar, and after several hard working years of practice was named a partner in 2012. While the beginning years of lawyering steered Ms. La Forge toward criminal law, her passion was always focused on matrimonial issues. For the past eight years, Loren has committed her... 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.