Divorce can seriously affect one’s future financials, and if you’re facing divorce, you very likely have significant concerns about what kind of standard of living you’ll be able to maintain post-divorce. This is a common concern – especially if you put your career on hold to stay home and raise your family while your spouse was growing his or her career and becoming the higher earner. This is where experienced spousal support attorneys in Chicago enter the picture; don’t hesitate to reach out today.
Maintenance is the term used in Illinois courts for what is commonly called spousal support and alimony, and it refers to payments (made by one spouse to the other after a divorce) that are intended to help find financial balance by taking each party’s income and the duration of the marriage into consideration for the calculation, which is mandated by the state. Maintenance (spousal support and alimony) doesn’t play a role in every divorce, but when the court considers it appropriate, it can award maintenance payments, which typically have a specific end date.
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The dedicated Chicago spousal support attorneys at WARD FAMILY LAW are committed to persistently and skillfully advocating for the spousal support to which you are entitled. For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
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