Spousal support, also known as alimony or family support, is designed to help a former spouse with fewer financial resources maintain their livelihood. Spousal support, is a series of payments that are made by one party to their ex-spouse following a divorce. Having a dedicated San Jose divorce attorney walk you through this legal process can help to ensure a reasonable and fair support agreement is put in place. Our goal is to secure agreements that allow our clients to have the resources needed to maintain their standard of living following a divorce.
At Foreman & Rugile, our team provides clients personalized counsel and custom tailored legal strategies. We know how to navigate complex alimony / spousal support cases and can use our collective experience to assist you through this time.
In a divorce, the court is not required to issue spousal support. When it is considered, the court will examine a wide range of aspects. These factors can include the length of the marriage, the needs for a basic standard of living, if one spouse contributed to the professional career of the other spouse, whether domestic violence was an issue in the marriage.
Our support attorneys can also assist clients wanting to modify a current spousal support arrangement. We are dedicated to providing legal solutions that are individualized to meet our clients' specific needs, whether they need increased spousal support or want to prevent their ex-spouse from taking advantage of their financial position. When you are going through a divorce, it can help to have legal representation that is dedicated to serving your best interest.