Mesa, Arizona Alimony Attorney
When a couple seeks a divorce, spousal maintenance can be a highly conflicted issue. Our experienced Mesa, Arizona Alimony Attorney can advocate on your behalf in your divorce regarding spousal maintenance through negotiation, courtroom, litigation, or mediation.
Spousal maintenance is money that is paid to a (former) spouse for the purpose of helping them to meet their reasonable economic needs following a divorce. When a couple divorces in Arizona, the court has to use its discretion to decide whether to award spousal maintenance, and how much to award for what period of time.
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Often in a divorce case, spousal maintenance can have a profound impact on your life, your future. Our legal team understands the importance of getting a successful outcome in a divorce case. We are prepared to provide our clients with expert representation and assistance, and we will fight for your rights.
How much alimony and for how long it will be received is to be determined by the court. There are factors that come into play when considering the amount and longevity of support: there is no “formula” used to calculate the amount or duration of time of the support, so having the representation of an experienced Mesa Alimony Attorney is imperative.
- earning capacity
- age, health, disabilities
- need and ability to pay,
- income disparity
- the accustomed standard of living
- length of marriage
Contact a knowledgeable Mesa, AZ family law attorney experienced in spousal maintenance cases to discuss the implications of spousal maintenance in your particular situation, and to better understand the different types of support, and which one is most appropriate for your situation:
- Lifetime maintenance (permanent alimony until the recipient’s remarriage or death)
- Temporary maintenance (support while a divorce is pending)
- Reinstitutional maintenance (payback as when one spouse supported the other through schooling or starting a business)
- Rehabilitative maintenance (a short-term support in order to allow one spouse to go back to school or rebuild a career)