Alimony And Spousal Support

Alimony Attorneys in Montgomery County

Offering Spousal Support Services to Residents of Norristown & the Surrounding Areas

During marriage, couples become accustomed to a certain lifestyle. After a divorce, it takes both sides time to adjust to life without the support of the other spouse. Spousal support (or alimony) can be awarded to assist during the transitional period. At our firm - Testa & Pagnanelli, LLC - we work with clients throughout Montgomery County, Norristown, and the surrounding areas to help them receive the financial support they need and deserve after a divorce.

Contact our office at (610) 365-4733 for your complimentary consultation today.

Factors of Spousal Support (Alimony)

Spousal support is based on a few factors. In some situations, spousal support may be available even if the couple is not getting divorced.

In most situations, spousal support is based on a number of factors, including:

  • The length of the marriage
  • Contributions by each spouse to the marriage
  • Salary of each spouse
  • Earning capacity of each spouse
  • The age and overall health of each spouse
  • The marital standard of living
  • Contributions either party made to the training or education of the other

When our spousal support lawyers in Montgomery County work with clients, we take the time to understand all the details of your specific situation. We understand how emotionally draining and frustrating the process can be, and we will work to help you achieve a favorable outcome.

Types of Support

In Pennsylvania, there are 3 types of support a judge may choose to award to a party and are dependent on the factors listed above as well as the stage of the divorce process they are in.

An individual may be awarded:

  • Spousal Support: This is awarded after a legal separation, but before the filing of a divorce
  • Alimony Pendente Lite: This is awarded after the filing of the divorce, but before the divorce is finalized
  • Alimony: This is awarded after the divorce is finalized

Commonly, the higher-earning party is responsible for paying the other party a support sum. Spousal support and alimony pendente lite are determined based on a mathematical formula. For example, if the paying party has a net income of $4,000 a month and the party seeking payment requires $4,800 to pay their bills, the paying party will be required to pay $800 a month for a period.

Contact Our Montgomery County Alimony Lawyers Today

We can help address your needs and work to make sure you receive the support you need after your divorce. Learn more about the financial support you may be eligible for by working with a family law attorney.

Contact our office online or call us directly at (610) 365-4733 to schedule your free initial consultation.

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