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Spousal Support

Spousal support can be a contentious part of divorce proceedings. The legal team at The Law Offices of Joseph Torri has yeas of experience and can get you the divorce settlement you want. We will ensure that the court considers your rights if you are an unemployed spouse and that specific terms are settled that benefit you.

Spousal Support is Important Aspect of Divorce Proceedings

A lot of aspects should be considered when deciding to separate if you have children or other shared assets. An accomplished divorce attorney can make the difference between a balanced or unbalanced divorce settlement by ensuring the assets you share are equally divided. Some areas that are important in a divorce or separation proceeding are:

  • Child support
  • Alimony requirements
  • Custody arrangements
  • Property and asset division
  • Visitation rights
  • Temporary protection order
  • Domestic abuse
  • Relocation law
  • Pay garnishment
  • Spousal support law

Permanent Spousal Support vs. Temporary Spousal Support

There are two different types of spousal support that you can receive.

  1. Temporary Spousal Support – One spouse extends the spousal support for a limited and defined period.
  2. Permanent Spousal Support – One spouse is liable to pay spousal support to the other spouse for the rest of their life. When the spouse receiving support remarries, spousal support payments will cease.

Finding the Right Divorce Lawyer

The Law Offices of Joseph Torri is dedicated to getting clients the best divorce settlement possible.  We understand divorce law and will make sure you get the spousal support you deserve.

If you are divorcing and need help getting spousal support, call The Law Offices of Joseph Torri in Whittier to consult with an experienced divorce lawyer.