Alimony

Like property division, alimony (spousal support) is typically one of the more disputed matters in divorce. At The Law Offices of Eric J. Tatum, LLC, we recognize the challenges you face when you are seeking or paying spousal support, and we want you to know that we are here to protect your rights and your best interests.

Offering Knowledgeable And Aggressive Legal Representation In Your Support Case

Unlike child support, there are no specific guidelines or calculations that are used to determine spousal support in Georgia. Instead, the court is afforded much discretion when awarding alimony.

The court will look at many factors, putting emphasis on those issues such as the actual need for support as well as the ability to pay. Other factors involved in determining permanent spousal support include:

  • Length of marriage
  • Earning capacities
  • Age
  • Physical condition
  • Finances
  • Standard of living
  • Contributions of each party to the marriage
  • Education and training necessary for employment

Based in Buford, our Georgia family law firm serves men and women throughout the Gwinnett County area in all support matters such as obtain temporary and permanent support. Our founder and Buford alimony attorney Eric J. Tatum is here to help you understand your legal rights and ensure that your unique circumstances have been taken into consideration.

In some cases, the court may deny alimony petitions due to the reasons that initiated the divorce, such as adultery and willful abandonment. We will do everything in our power to ensure that your circumstances are accurately presented to the court.

Questions about alimony/spousal support modifications? We can help you.

Contact Our Atlanta Spousal Support Attorney Today

We invite you to contact The Law Offices of Eric J. Tatum, LLC, at 770-648-2789, or toll free at 800-494-1577 to schedule a free, 30-minute consultation regarding your spousal support matters with our lawyer. Our law office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weeknight and weekend appointments are available upon request. We answer phone calls 24/7. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards.

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