Going through a divorce can be incredibly difficult, and there are many aspects of a divorce case that should be handled by an attorney. This includes spousal support, also known as alimony. At the Law Offices of Stephanie L. Mahdavi, we are ready to help ensure you are treated fairly when it comes to receiving or paying alimony. The Westlake village alimony attorneys with our office will get to work on your case immediately.
When a couple of divorces, it is often the case that one spouse involved will be left with fewer means than they had during the marriage. This occurs for various reasons. It may be the case that one spouse decided to forgo their career so the other could succeed, or that one spouse decided to stay home while children were young.
Regardless of why one spouse may have lesser means in the aftermath of a separation, it may be the case spousal support is needed to ensure that the spouse is taken care of post-divorce. Alimony payments are calculated using a variety of factors, including:
Contrary to popular belief, not all alimony is permanent. There are various types of alimony that may be awarded. This could include:
If you are going through a divorce, and there is a chance that alimony will be required, speak to a skilled attorney as soon as possible. These cases can become complicated, and alimony is a contentious issue. At the Law Offices of Stephanie L. Mahdavi, we are ready to help, whether you should be receiving alimony payments or will be required to make alimony payments. We are also available to help if any modifications are needed for your alimony payment arrangements.