Attorney Explains Spousal Support In The Chicagoland Area
Attorney aggressively pursues spousal support and fights for you
The Law Offices of Curtis Bennett Ross, LLC is skilled at aggressive pursuit of Maintenance (Alimony). With an office in Chicago, representation is available in the greater Chicagoland area. We understand your financial needs and put our background, education, and experience to work for you. We never stop learning and keep up to date with all the latest developments so your case is handled properly from start to finish.
The purpose of spousal support
A claim for Maintenance (Alimony) does not arise in every divorce case. Maintenance (Alimony) may be appropriate where one of the spouses gave up working in order to maintain the house. In that case, Maintenance (Alimony) is designed to allow the nonworking spouse the opportunity to get back on their feet after the divorce. Calculating an amount of Maintenance (Alimony) takes into account the following things:
- The financial status of the parties.
- The length of the marriage.
- The needs of the parties.
- Present and future earning capacity of each spouse.
- The age, physical, and mental condition of each party.
- Any agreement, such as a prenuptial agreement, between the parties
Maintenance (Alimony) is not automatically awarded, it must be sought. Additionally, an award of Maintenance (Alimony) can take many shapes. The payments may be permanent, temporary, a lump sum, or spread out. Because only you know your financial needs, it is vital you discuss all aspects of your financial status with a skilled family law attorney so a proper request for spousal support can be made. It is beneficial to present your needs to a qualified lawyer, who is also has experience in the financial industry. In addition to being a respected family law attorney, Curtis Bennett Ross is also a Certified Public Accountant. This unique blend of law and business allows Mr. Ross to review your case with much more insight than other family law attorneys, and offer unique solutions.
Families in Chicago call today to learn more about spousal support
If you live near Chicago, The Law Offices of Curtis Bennett Ross, LLC helps you with your Maintenance (Alimony) needs. With the competence to assess the financial intricacies of your case, we provide flexible appointments to fit your schedule. Call us at 312-984-1514 or contact us online today. The first call is a free initial consultation.