Wife and I are going through divorce in Texas. Married for 3 years. Have 1 child 3 yrs old. She’s asking for $2,000/month for “support” until she finds full time employment, $2,000/month toward attorneys fees (she’s petitioner), AND child support. What are the odds she will get this in the temp order hearing? Wondering if I should accept to avoid the hearing and the lawyers expense of said hearing.
If you are the breadwinner and make a good income, say a net 10,000 or so per month, she can ask for temporary spousal support and she MIGHT get it. In my guessing scenario the child support would also be $2,000 per month, or 20% of your net income. If she makes as much as you or has some income it would affect the outcome also, but it sounds like she isn't working. If your net is, say, $5000 cut all this in half. You may wish to consult with a family law attorney.
Can't say definitively without knowing more facts, but that sounds way high.
Talk to a lawyer if you don't already have one.
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