Spousal Support Lawyer Los Angeles & Orange County

Introduction to Spousal Support:

Spousal support is a varying foundation of alimony that allows our clients to continue their standard of living after a divorce, and our accomplished Los Angeles attorney can contribute to obtaining a successful amount and lengthy duration of its payments.

At the Harris Family Law Group, our spousal support attorney understands that every parting marriage is different, and so are the needs of the splitting couple. When there is a significant variance in income between the two, the California spousal support law states that the lesser earning spouse can pursue financial recovery in the form of monthly alimony payments. Depending on the circumstances, this spousal support can be temporary or permanent, and the amount received as a result may vary. With the help of our accomplished attorney, our firm can help you receive the financial assistance you need from your former spouse, so you can continue to live the life you have grown accustomed to even after your marriage has ended.

As a skilled and compassionate spousal support lawyer in Los Angeles, Mr. Harris provides free consultations to help explain the spousal support law in full to each of our prospective clients. The hard truth is, your marriage has come to an end, and the financial repercussions of that dissolution may be more than you bargained for during the divorce proceedings. With emotions running high and the end of your marriage weighing so heavily, the terms of your spousal support agreement must be considered by an experienced attorney, so you are not left in a vulnerable financial position. Our committed and caring lawyer will help guide you through the process of petitioning the court for your financial recovery effortlessly.

What is the Spousal Support Law in California?

At the Harris Family Law Group, our experienced spousal support lawyer explains the California law as the right of both husbands and wives to pursue alimony as a result of their divorce, depending on the other’s financial standing. The spouse who has significantly less earning potential than the other is entitled to spousal support payments, and the duration and amount of those payments will vary based on a number of factors.

These factors can include:

  • Ability to Pay
  • Age & Health of the Spouses
  • Assets & Obligations
  • Balance of Hardships
  • Current Job Market
  • Earning Capacity
  • History of Criminal Convictions
  • History of Domestic Violence Abuse
  • Length of the Marriage
  • Marketable Skills
  • Standard of Living
  • Support Provided Towards the Spouses Education
  • Tax Consequences

Our spousal support attorney in Los Angeles will investigate each of these areas thoroughly, while ensuring that all of the financial resources of the other party are made available for payment consideration.

Taking Immediate Action

As our spousal support attorney will explain in detail during your free consultation, time is of the essence when pursuing alimony after the dissolution of your marriage. Temporary support can be requested even before the divorce is final, so you receive the financial allowance you need to get through this tough time, even before the courts have decided on the final terms of your marriage dissolution. Short term support options are available thereafter, depending on the financial standing of the other party, and how equipped you are to support yourself going forward.

Long term spousal support requires a knowledgeable approach to understanding exactly what type of financial obligations you will need to fulfill in the future. You may require alimony for the duration of your lifespan, barring any terms and conditions being applied to your case that may halt the payments, such as getting re-married.

Each of the terms of your spousal support payment will be investigated in full by our attorney, to ensure that you receive the best financial assistance your former spouse can provide, and for the duration in which you require it. The Harris Family Law Group wants to help you maintain your current lifestyle, and keep you in the financial comfort you have grown accustomed to during your marriage.

If your marriage is in danger, it is important that you consider the long term financial effects of that dissolution by contacting an experienced attorney to help you understand your rights. Contact our esteemed and devoted Los Angeles spousal support attorney today at 310-745-8644 to help receive the most from your unfortunate marital split.

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    "I came to Mr. Harris' services while in the midst of a not so pleasant separation. Mr. Harris walked me through each step of the divorce process, provided mediation when needed, and helped throughout the negotiations. Not once did I ever feel that I didn't know where my case was at in the process. Mr. Harris kept me informed and up-to-date on my case. He made sure that my best interest was always in consideration. As well, he would let me know if my request was not realistic or the best choice for an amicable situation and would provide alternate solutions that were reasonable and turned out to result in a much better outcome. It is without any reservation that I highly recommend his services."- Michelle