My practice has focused on family law since 1983 and handled a wide variety of... more
My practice has focused on family law since 1983 and handled a wide variety of matters including divorce, custody, support, alimony, pre-nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements. My proactive approach is practical and consistent with my client's desire for resolution during a most difficult time in their life.
I see myself as a service provider. I return phone calls promptly the same day if... more
I see myself as a service provider. I return phone calls promptly the same day if possible, otherwise the next day. I try to accommodate people to allay their concerns and fears by responding to their questions, returning their calls, and giving them sound legal advice. I advise my clients on a rational course of action, counseling them to take into account all the factors involved in a given... 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.