Law Offices of Shawn Seliger handles spousal support issues in Lee, Collier, Charlotte and DeSoto Counties
Alimony, also known as spousal support, is not an automatic or mandatory part of a divorce proceeding. However, it must be considered by the parties if one of the spouses requests it. The amount of alimony is usually based on the length of the marriage, one spouse’s need and the other spouse’s ability to pay. The legal right to alimony must be proven to the court through evidence by the requesting spouse.
Spousal support can be ordered permanently, for a shorter, specified period of time, or based on certain future events. It is usually preferable to obtain an out-of-court agreement on a spousal support figure and terms, as it gives the parties control over the arrangement, rather than having to accept court-ordered terms and conditions.
Having a qualified, experienced divorce attorney guide you in the process of discovering and negotiating the division of the property, business assets, and liabilities of the family is your best defense. Your attorney’s ability to discover all assets and persuade others of your needs can be the single most important deciding factor in your economic future. In all matters of financial support, you want an attorney who will be a thorough investigator and a tough negotiator in your corner.
If you are already divorced and not receiving mandated spousal support payments that are due you, we may be able to help you locate your former spouse and secure overdue support payments.
Trust the Law Offices of Shawn Seliger to represent your best interests in alimony/spousal support matters.
Bonita Springs Office
9990 Coconut Rd., Suite 227
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Fort Myers Office
1415 Dean Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
By appointment only
780 Fifth Avenue, South, Suite 200
Naples, Florida 34102
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