Maintenance / Alimony
Alimony, now known as maintenance, is the financial support one spouse pays to another following a divorce. This agreement usually takes the form of periodic payments to the dependent spouse. The maintenance agreement you reach will have a significant impact on your future. Without an experienced maintenance lawyer at your side, you risk serious financial difficulties. Don’t gamble on alimony. Make sure you have the legal protection you need to get you the financial support you deserve with Charles T. Newland & Associates, proudly serving Lake and Cook County.
A lot of factors go into determining a maintenance settlement even with the new maintenance guidelines. Courts look at your needs and your ex-spouse’s assets, your careers and education, your health and well-being, and any property acquired during the marriage. That’s why it’s important to provide an accurate picture of both party’s finances and make sure the court understands every aspect. Your ex may attempt to hide assets so they can get more money. We’ll thoroughly investigate your case so that you’ll get a fair, equitable alimony agreement.
The family law attorneys at Charles T. Newland & Associates understand that a divorce is one of the most emotionally painful experiences a person can have. Don’t make it worse by allowing yourself to be taken advantage of. Protect your rights and your financial future with a fair and reasonable maintenance agreement.