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.
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At Parsons Law, PA, we handle a broad range of family law and divorce-related matters for clients in Asheville, Buncombe county and surrounding North Carolina communities.
Our attorneys have extensive litigation experience, having tried family law cases in courts throughout the state and beyond. Spousal support matters can often be resolve outside of court, however, we approach each case as if it will go to trial, so we can be fully prepared for whatever comes our way.
Understanding How Spousal Support Is Determined In North Carolina
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
- The contributions one spouse made to the education and career advancement of the other
- Any misconduct that occurred during 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. Let us offer our advocacy.
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