Chula Vista Alimony Lawyer
Skilled Representation in California Spousal Support Matters
Spousal support (also known as alimony) is an important issue that arises in many divorces. Whether seeking or objecting to the amount being pursued, it is important to understand your rights and to have an experienced advocate who is dedicated to preserving your financial interests.
At the , I offer more than two decades of experience representing individuals in complex family law matters. As a knowledgeable Chula Vista alimony attorney, I can answer your questions about spousal support, provide you with an honest assessment of your case, and effectively represent your interests in your divorce. Call 619-409-7900 to arrange your free initial consultation.
How Will Spousal Support Laws Apply in Your Case?
Spousal support can be awarded after your separation (before your divorce is finalized) or after your divorce. While spousal support is not required nor guaranteed in every situation, both parties to a divorce are typically concerned with how much they may be entitled to receive or how much they may be ordered to pay. It is critical to understand that unlike child support — which is decided by formula with little deviation — spousal support/alimony is always determined on a case-by-case basis and is rarely predictable.
When a spousal support agreement is not reached, the court considers 12 factors to determine if spousal support is warranted and, if it is warranted, the amount that should be awarded. Under some circumstances, a judge may render a decision without considering ANY of the 12 factors. Some of the important factors frequently considered include:
- The duration of the marriage
- The standard of living during the marriage
- The earning capacity of each party
- The extent to which a supported party helped the other party obtain education or a career
Personal, Experienced, and Assertive San Diego Spousal Support Attorney
Because spousal support issues are so unpredictable, it is critical to have an experienced lawyer on your side. I work closely with you to understand your financial situation and the financial situation of the other party. I investigate thoroughly to ensure the information being supplied by your spouse is accurate and I work hard to prepare strong, compelling evidence supporting your position — whether you are seeking spousal support or are seeking to avoid unnecessary or unfair spousal support orders.
Contact My Chula Vista Office
Call lawyer Victor Mordey at 619-409-7900. Messages left after business hours will be promptly returned. Contact us to schedule your appointment. I speak, read, and write Spanish fluently for the benefit of my Spanish-speaking clients.
I offer cost-effective representation including payment plans and low retainers. Credit cards accepted.
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