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Highly effective, compassionate representation. My firm's mission it to provide excellent service and achieve all of our clients’ goals in the most cost-effective manner that does not sacrifice quality of work. Philosophy DiPietro, PLLC aggressively pursues our clients’ objectives. We believe in building relationships with our clients based on understanding and trust. At the... view profile
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I enjoy working with clients to find solutions to their unique circumstances and assist them as they move through a difficult phase of life. I see my most important role as that of problem solver. Each case is different and calls for its own approach. I am originally from Upstate New York, where I attended Colgate University. I moved to DC to attend The George Washington University Law Sch... 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.