While spousal support no longer has a place in nearly every divorce (the way it once did), it remains an important financial tool that courts use to help adjust for financial imbalances brought on by different aspects of divorce. If you have questions or concerns related to spousal support, which is also known as alimony or maintenance, turn to an experienced spousal support lawyer in Chicago today.
In Illinois, there are three categories of spousal support available, including:
The factors that go into the court’s decision of whether or not spousal support is appropriate – and if so, the amount and duration – include:
In other words, there is a lot to consider, and spousal support is very specific to the unique circumstances of the unique divorce in question.
The skilled spousal support lawyers at WARD FAMILY LAW in Chicago are well acquainted with the complexities of spousal support cases and are well-positioned to skillfully advocate for your financial rights in the matter. We are here to help and on your side, so please don’t wait to contact us today for more information about what we can do for you.
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