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Simplify the Distribution of Spousal Support

Rely on our experienced divorce lawyers in Kennewick, WA

Spousal support is the legal obligation of an individual to provide financial support to their spouse before or after a separation or divorce. This process is never easy, so it's important that you have an experienced lawyer who can guide you through the process. You can trust Defoe Pickett Law Office of Kennewick, WA to help you navigate the issues involved in determining spousal support.

Contact us at 509-734-8787 with any questions or concerns about spousal support.

How do you handle spousal support?

Spousal support is broken up into three categories: short marriage, mid-length marriage and long-length marriage. Deciding if a spouse should receive alimony and how much they should receive can be a tense and difficult part of the divorce process. Factors that determine how much support the spouse will receive include:

  • Duration of the marriage
  • Average income each spouse
  • Physical and emotional health of the paying spouse
  • Parental responsibilities of each spouse
  • Dependent spouse's ability to maintain their standard of living

You can count on Defoe Pickett Law Office to help you resolve the issue of spousal support.