Attorney Lisa LeDoux Bruce was raised in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana, Lafayette). Ms. Bruce taught high school English in the Aldine ISD prior to...
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Probate, Wills & Living Wills
Learn about alimony, spousal support or maintenance. How alimony is calculated and enforced, how it affects taxes, and things to know as the payor or recipient.
Since marriage is a legal contract, dissolving the marriage must begin with submitting paperwork to the court requesting a divorce.
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A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.