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Determining Fair Spousal Support Decisions

Attorneys practicing in spousal support:

Among the many emotional and contentious issues that arise during any divorce proceeding is determining who may be entitled to spousal support (also known as alimony). As experienced family law attorneys, we recognize that disagreements over the amount and duration of spousal support are often at the center of divorce disputes. Our goal in these situations is to provide superior legal representation to help protect our clients’ rights while also pursuing an expedient resolution to conflicts.

Altick & Corwin offers a full range of family law services to meet your particular needs. Call 937-608-9460 or toll free 888-542-3148 to arrange a confidential consultation with an experienced lawyer.

Understanding How Spousal Maintenance Is Determined

During a divorce proceeding, courts in Ohio examine more than a dozen factors when deciding to whom spousal maintenance should be awarded and the duration of support payments. These factors include:

  • The length of a marriage
  • The income of both parties
  • The relative earning potential of both parties
  • The inability of one party to work due to the requirements of child rearing
  • The time and expense necessary for the spouse seeking support to acquire education or training to obtain employment

Whether our client is seeking to obtain spousal support or minimize the amount of support he or she will have to pay, we ensure that courts have all the necessary information in a light most favorable to our client’s position.

Skilled Legal Counsel For Spousal Support Modifications

Sometimes, a drastic and unexpected change in the financial health of one or both parties will require a re-examination of an existing spousal support arrangement. Whether either side has benefited from a substantial increase in income or the paying spouse has suffered a job loss or other involuntary loss of income, we can assist in seeking or protecting against a spousal support modification.

Contact Us For Experienced Legal Counsel

If you are in the beginning stages of a divorce or would like an existing support agreement revisited, our Dayton spousal support attorneys are ready to provide you with strategic representation. Schedule a confidential consultation to discuss your divorce needs. Call our firm at 937-608-9460 or toll free at 888-542-3148. You may also choose to contact us through email.

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