Plainfield Alimony Attorneys — 2 found

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  1. Plainfield Alimony Lawyer Karen K Saminski

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    Law Firm Devoted Solely To Divorce and Family Law. Your goals will always be our priority.
    Licensed for 26 years
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    10.0

    201-795-5566
  2. Plainfield Alimony Lawyer Sarah M Mahony

    Sarah Mahony

    Client Review: Sarah is an efficient, intelligent and responsive attorney. She guided me through the divorce pro...
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    Licensed for 7 years
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    9.7

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.