The court may order spousal support to be paid before the divorce is final, after the divorce, or both. In most cases, the court orders spousal support for a specific purpose and a limited amount of time. Before awarding spousal support the court will look at many factors: length of marriage, age and health, education, work skills, how the property and debt are divided, and many other relevant factors.
When a family law judge determines the amount to award in alimony payments, they will review several different issues. These include:
Whether you are expecting to receive spousal support or trying to determine if you will be ordered to pay alimony, you can turn to The Law Office of Bradly A. Carlson for help. Call us at 907-677-8111.
Our Anchorage alimony lawyers frequently work with outside experts such as financial planners, public accountants, investigators, and others who assist us in gathering the evidence we need to make a compelling case for our client.
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Contact The Law Office of Bradly A. Carlson now for an initial consultation to discuss your concerns and learn about addressing the issue of spousal support in Alaska.
Fighting with your former spouse over child custody is emotionally draining. Visitation, changes in visitation, moving, domestic violence, and drug and alcohol abuse often accompany child custody disagreements. The laws surrounding child custody are complicated, and our team is ready to provide you with solutions.
The most common problems involve the splitting of a service member’s military pension and associated benefits, real and personal property division, and child custody planning. The unique challenges require an experienced team with a strong understanding of the state and federal laws that govern military divorce.
Establishing paternity is critical for many reasons. First, the father may agree to support the child only to change his mind. Some benefits are available to the child only if paternity has been established. Establishing paternity can make a significant difference in a child’s health, financial outlook, and identity.