After a divorce, each spouse must be financially secure. Alimony, or spousal support, is a way of giving financial assistance to the spouse who made less money. To learn more about alimony, take a look at this video.

When deciding on the amount of alimony payments, courts consider the recipient’s age, health, ability to earn money, and the length of the marriage in order to determine a suitable amount of monthly assistance. Alimony may be awarded for only a certain number of years, depending on the couple.

Alimony is just one matter than needs to be worked out during a divorce. If you’re ending your marriage, call The Law Firm of Walter K. Schreyer for the divorce law expertise you need to get the financial and custody arrangements you deserve. To reach our office, call (888) 511-2837.