Amar S. Weisman was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland in the community of Towson. A true native, he attended the Boys’ Latin school of Maryland for Lower, Middle, and High school. Mr. Weisman pursued his undergraduate education at Emory Univ...
Practice areas & skills: Alimony, Divorce & Separation, Domestic Violence, 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.