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Protecting Your Financial Future In Spousal Support Matters

When a marriage ends in divorce, one household becomes two. If there is disparity in income between the spouses, it can cause a situation in which one spouse cannot support himself or herself alone. Spousal support, also known as post-separation support and alimony, is designed to address this problem.

At Parsons Law in Asheville, we handle a broad range of family law and divorce-related matters for clients in North Carolina. We are staunch advocates for our clients and will work tirelessly to ensure they receive a fair outcome.

How Is Spousal Support In North Carolina Determined?

Courts consider a wide range of circumstances when making spousal support determinations. Some of the most important factors include:

  • The length of the marriage
  • The earning power of each spouse
  • The standard of living enjoyed during the marriage
  • The age, health and physical well-being of each spouse
  • Contributions one spouse made to the education and career advancement of the other
  • Whether misconduct was involved in the divorce

Whether you are seeking spousal support, or your spouse is seeking support from you, it is important to have a strong legal ally on your side. The outcome of these proceedings will have a significant impact on your financial future.

Our attorneys have extensive experience handling spousal support/alimony issues. We can protect your interests in initial spousal support proceedings as well as in modifications, should the need arise.

Talk To An Attorney Who Can Protect Your Rights

To discuss spousal support and other family law matters with an experienced lawyer in Asheville, please contact our office by telephone at 828-581-9529 or by filling out the online request form.