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The Law Firm of Diana P. Zitser is a highly respected and well-known firm in the family law arena. Diana, the founder, is a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 18 years of experience. She has successfully represented clients with matters ra...
Practice areas: Alimony, Family, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Marriage & Prenuptials
Afsanae "Sana" Abbasi is a Certified Family Law Specialist, The State of California Board of Legal Specialization, with over a decade of experience in family law handling issues related to divorce, custody and paternity actions. Contact Holmes & H...
Practice areas: Alimony, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce & Separation
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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.