Obtaining Spousal Support
Guidance from a Birmingham Divorce Attorney
After the divorce, you may feel as though the bond you once had with your
former spouse is lost.Divorce can be disruptive to families and issues
such as spousal support, also known as alimony, have the ability to tear
down any hope of recouping the relationship.
By working with a compassionate Birmingham divorce lawyer can smooth out
the process for you. It doesn’t have to be a contentious or confrontational!
You have legal rights during divorce, and it certainly does not end afterward.
As your attorney, I can keep you informed about every step in the process
and help you figure out an ideal plan.
I am a highly experienced attorney who handles court hearings on a daily
basis. Call me as soon as possible to discuss your case! (205) 417-1448
How Do the Courts Award Spousal Support?
Spousal support refers to money that is given to a spouse after a divorce.
It assists the lesser-earning spouse, who may not be able to manage a
lifestyle on his or her own without support. It may also be necessary
for a variety of other circumstances, and may depend on the court’s decision.
The court will take several factors into consideration to determine the
award amount, including:
- The length of your marriage
- The respective ages of both spouses
- The overall health of both spouses
- The specific needs that each spouse requires
- The earning potential of either spouse
- What caused the marriage to dissolve
Other factors that may be considered are your personal circumstances. One
example may be if you contributed a large sum of money or sacrificed your
time so that your spouse could pursue a goal, such as finishing college
and earning a degree. Many discussions of alimony can often be subject
to the rulings of a judge, the laws, and your personal circumstances and wishes.
Do Not Hesitate to Call My Firm!
At the Law Office of Zach Horsley, LLC, I am committed to finding a solution
that is most efficient. As an attorney, I have years of experience behind
me and am a member of the Jefferson County Family Court Association. I
know that the divorce process can be confusing and even chaotic at times,
but you can find some comfort knowing that I am on your side. Let me assist
you and help prepare you for what may lie ahead.
Discuss your case with me during your free case consultation.