Alimony

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Alimony Spousal Support

In Georgia, the issue of spousal support and alimony is a delicate one, which requires the help of a qualified lawyer.

The attorneys at Burney & Reese are adept in working on behalf of their clients, no matter which side of the issue they are on. Spousal support and alimony demands can cause an acrimonious departure from the marriage which require the advice and counsel of our skilled attorneys at Burney & Reese. Whether you were a stay at home parent who has not worked for ten years, an individual who gave up their career to support your spouse, or a person who has financially supported the family unit throughout the marriage, we can help.

A Dedicated & Personal Approach To Spousal Support & Alimony

The Atlanta based attorneys at Burney & Reese understand that the pursuit of spousal support and alimony is very a delicate and personal matter. There are several factors that a Court considers when determining if an award of alimony & spousal support is appropriate, and if so, how much. Those factors are as follows:

  1. The duration of the marriage;
  2. The standard of living established during the marriage;
  3. The age and the physical and emotional condition of both parties;
  4. The financial resources of each party;
  5. Where applicable, the time necessary for either party to acquire sufficient education or training to enable him to find appropriate employment;
  6. The contribution of each party to the marriage, including, but not limited to, services rendered in homemaking, child care, education, and career building of the other party;
  7. The condition of the parties, including the separate estate, earning capacity, and fixed liabilities of the parties; and
  8. Such other relevant factors as the court deems equitable and proper.

The attorneys at Burney & Reese have been on both sides of alimony & spousal support cases, requesting alimony for a spouse and defending against a spouse’s request for alimony. To hear more about Georgia law on alimony & spousal support and the way the Court system handles alimony matters, contact us.

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