I have been practicing family law with my father and other Hofheimer Family Law Firm... more
I have been practicing family law with my father and other Hofheimer Family Law Firm attorneys since 1999. I was a single mother for most of my son's childhood, so I have a first-hand understanding of the challenges that many of my clients face. When I am not busy advocating for my clients, I like to bodysurf, watch Supercross and equestrian sports, spend time with my family, and listen to Ani... view profile
Irepresent individuals in family law and domestic relations matters. I haveextensive... more
Irepresent individuals in family law and domestic relations matters. I haveextensive experience in military divorce law issues as well as division/negotiation of retirement, marital property, spousal and child custody support. My prior experience includes clerking for a Circuit Court Judge, prosecuting criminal matters and working on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. I am licensed to practice in... 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.