When a couple is divorcing, both parties may be overwhelmed by the thought of handling the finances on their own. In some situations, one party may not have even worked during the marriage, with the other party being the sole breadwinner. All aspects of the couple's combined and separate finances are considered when the possibility of spousal support payments are at stake.
When you need to protect yourself in a divorce, turn to Attleboro lawyer Brian D. Roman. Using more than two decades of experience in the area of family law, Mr. Roman is highly skilled at crafting strategies that are designed to protect his divorce clients. Whether you are attempting to have alimony payments ordered or are working to prevent spousal support from being awarded, Mr. Roman can explain your options and help you navigate the potential legal issues that may arise.To learn more about how spousal support is handled in Massachusetts, contact alimony attorney Brian D. Roman now.
Sometimes referred to as alimony or spousal maintenance, spousal support is the amount of money paid by one spouse to another during the course of and after the conclusion of a divorce. This money is awarded in order to support an individual's life, often in the manner he or she became accustomed to during the marriage.Factors Considered When Determining Support
When the amount of alimony support payments need to be set, the courts consider a number of factors, including:
- The length of the marriage
- The age of the parties
- The financial contribution of each of the parties to the marriage
- The income-earning potential of each of the parties
There are a range of other factors that may be considered. These can be discussed when consulting with your attorney, Brian D. Roman, regarding the specifics of your individual case.Contact A Spousal Support Lawyer In Taunton
Contact Mr. Roman today and schedule a consultation regarding your alimony questions and concerns. Call his Massachusetts office at 508-669-5554. His offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekend and evening appointments are available as well.