Spousal Support

An agreement to marry someone comes with the obligation to care for the person for the rest of his or her life. That is why divorce issues usually include spousal support or alimony. Spousal support represents the financial support necessary to provide financial care for the other spouse.

When you are getting a divorce and have spousal support or alimony concerns, please call 714-730-9771 or contact the firm, located in Orange County, California. Our family law attorney provides personal attention and thorough representation for all issues related to divorce.

Spousal Support And Alimony Factors

California courts consider many factors when evaluating the need for spousal support or alimony upon divorce. Some of the support factors include:

  • Ability to maintain same standard of living
  • Education, income and employment of each spouse
  • Length of marriage
  • Each spouse's assets and debts
  • Age and health of each spouse

An award of spousal support or alimony is fact-specific. The court may evaluate evidence such as your W-2 forms, pay stubs, retirement account balances and business accounts. Other property division issues may arise when negotiating or litigating a spousal support or alimony request.

Tustin divorce attorney Beckman handles spousal support and alimony issues. Alimony and support concerns can be negotiated if you and your spouse believe you can work together to achieve a fair result. If not, attorney Beckman is a skilled trial attorney who will vigorously litigate on your behalf.

Representing People Seeking Or Contesting Support

Please call our office at 714-730-9771 to schedule a consultation. You may also contact the firm online.