Las Vegas Alimony Attorney
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Alimony, also known as spousal support or spousal maintenance, is a type
of financial support that one spouse pays to the other spouse during and
/ or after a divorce so that the spouse who receives alimony can maintain
a reasonable standard of living. Contrary to popular belief, any spouse
can give or receive alimony. A judge's order for alimony will be based
on the proven need of one spouse to receive support and the other spouse's
ability to pay support.
If you are in need of spousal maintenance or have been asked to pay spousal
support to a former spouse, speak with an experienced Las Vegas alimony
lawyer from our firm. We can listen to your story carefully to make certain
that all parties benefit from the resolution to your divorce-related matter.
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Nevada recognizes two types of alimony. Our experienced Las Vegas divorce
attorney can be of assistance with any alimony case. If your alimony can
be determined and mutually agreed upon outside of court, we can also provide
effective mediation services to you and a former spouse. We can walk you
through discussing terms of:
- Temporary maintenance
- General alimony
- Rehabilitative alimony
Alimony can be paid on a temporary basis or a permanent basis. The state
does not have a specific amount or formula for calculating what should
be paid. Instead, the courts will determine alimony based on what is fair
or equitable for both parties.
Is your alimony fair? Call Leavitt Law Firm today!
When deciding whether to award alimony and in what amount, Nevada's
alimony statutes require that courts consider many factors.
To determine fair alimony, the courts will consider the following:
- The length of marriage
- The supported spouse's pre-marriage career
- The supported spouse's education, training, or skill level
- Any other awards granted by the court, other than child support
- The physical and mental condition of both spouses, as it relates to the
ability to work
- The financial standing of each spouse, including income, standard of living,
and owned property
Leavitt Law Firm has been proudly representing men, women, and families
throughout Las Vegas since 1989! If you are in the midst of a divorce
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Whether you are in need of alimony or have been ordered to pay spousal
support after a divorce, we can be of assistance. With our extensive experience
in family law and divorce, we can provide solid legal advice that makes
certain our clients are not taken advantage of by the legal system. When
it is solid representation that you need, Leavitt Law Firm can deliver.
today to learn more!