Review: “Ms. Anderson was always a step ahead. She is calming in a difficult situation, and works hard to keep you informed with what to expect. Very fair and upfront with all situations. She will work hard for you! Highly, Hi...
Practice areas & skills: Alimony, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Domestic Violence
Michele B. Brown is an attorney licensed in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Southern District. She is a Certified Specialist in Family Law and handles complex dissolution of marriage actions, nullity, pre-marit...
Practice areas & skills: Alimony, Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation
Lead Attorney, Michele S. Lowenstein combines her 35-years of future-based strategic skills as a litigator with her negotiation skills as a mediator to every family law matter. As Founder of Lowenstein Brown, she and the firm use a team-based app...
Practice areas & skills: Alimony, Mediation, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation
San Diego family law attorney Thomas M. Huguenor graduated from the California Western School of Law in 1971. He has been a member of the California State Bar since 1973 and has been a certified family law specialist since 1981.
Practice areas & skills: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Family
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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.