Alimony / Spousal Support

An opportunity to meet everyone’s needs.

Alimony or spousal support is a mechanism through which a spouse with greater financial resources supports a former spouse.  It is also a very emotionally charged issue in divorce.  Alimony can be categorized as:  Temporary, bridge-the-gap, rehabilitative, durational, or permanent.  The payments can be paid on a monthly basis or paid in a lump sum amount.

The length of the marriage is important for determining the type and length of alimony.  A short-term marriage is defined as a marriage that ends less than 7 years.  A moderate-term marriage is defined as a marriage that lasts at least 7 years but no longer than 17 years.  A long-term marriage is defined as a marriage that lasts 17 or more years.  At The Aikin Family Law Group we have decades of experience working through alimony calculations,  and options that will help you make sound financial decisions for your future whether you may be paying alimony or receiving alimony.

We promise to:

  • Educate and prepare you regarding the issues of alimony
  • Provide a needs and abilities analysis
  • Identify your specific needs and interests
  • Identify options and possible outcomes
  • Communicate every step of the way so you know where you stand

Our Approach:

At The Aikin Family Law Group, we approach each case with integrity, dignity, and creativity so that you can make the best choices for your future.  We have earned the reputation of delivering excellent legal counsel, providing a caring and professional environment, and providing clients with a quality experience. Identifying needs and the ability to support those needs is an important part of planning for your post-divorce well-being.  At The Aikin Family Law Group, we can help you do the work necessary to protect your future security and well-being.

To learn more about alimony/ spousal support, please call us at 407-644-4040 or contact us to schedule a consultation.

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Why The Aikin Family Law Group?

Our lawyers are leaders in conflict resolution, known for helping families restructure and regain strength while protecting children and their financial futures. We have created an office culture that offers comfort and stability to clients who are facing some of the most difficult decisions of their lives.