Spousal Support Lawyers in Taney County
Protecting Your Rights & Fighting for Your Best Interests
In the state of Missouri, one of the spouses in a divorce may be entitled to receive financial support from the other. Also known as maintenance or alimony, spousal support is usually ordered when one spouse is unable to pay for living expenses and the other spouse is able to provide assistance. The spouse receiving support may have a disadvantage in terms of career training or education, or they may be disabled. Regardless of the reason, spousal support is intended to help maintain the standard of living that was established during the marriage.
At The Garrett Law Firm, our spousal support attorneys in Taney County are highly knowledgeable in this complex area of law. Backed by years of experience, we have a lengthy track record of success in spousal support matters, and we know what it takes to win. Our legal team can help you make sound decisions about your loved ones and future as we guide you through the process. Whether you are seeking child support, contesting payments, or need to modify your child support order, you can count on us to provide the effective legal services you deserve.
Contact The Garrett Law Firm today at (417) 221-4113 to learn more about our spousal support lawyers in Taney County and how we can assist you.
Amount & Duration of Spousal Support Payments
The court takes into account many different factors when determining the amount and duration of spousal support payments.
The court will look at the following factors, and more:
- The duration of the marriage
- Each spouse’s conduct during the marriage
- Each spouse’s debts and assets
- The standard of living established during the marriage
- The earning capacity of each spouse
- The time necessary for the dependent spouse to obtain further training and education
- The financial resources of the dependent spouse
Call (417) 221-4113 for Personalized Advocacy
If you want to learn more about your situation and how we can help you resolve it, call The Garrett Law Firm today and schedule a consultation. One of our knowledgeable spousal support attorneys in Taney County can discuss your situation with you and figure out the best way to proceed. Call (417) 221-4113 now to get started on your case.