Spousal support, also known as alimony, is a payment made by one spouse to the other in order to help the recipient spouse avoid financial hardship. Whether the amount is determined through settlement, mediation or litigation, having an experienced and skilled attorney on your side can help you obtain the outcome you desire.
Types of spousal support in West Virginia include:
At Sutton & Janelle, PLLC, we have an exceptional track record of success when it comes to helping our clients through the many aspects of divorce. With over 50 years of collective experience, our Berkeley County divorce lawyers have a comprehensive understanding of the West Virginia legal system to provide the legal assistance necessary to navigate through any complications you might encounter in your case. We have tried hundreds of spousal support matters to conclusion, and resolved even more through alternative settlement means.
Spousal support is determined based on the needs of the recipient spouse and the paying spouse’s financial capability to provide support, as well as a myriad of factors from the marriage. Whether or not one spouse was at fault for causing the end of the marriage, receiving alimony doesn’t necessarily involve merit or punishment. Each case is unique, and there is no statewide guideline or formula. Having experienced trial counsel can be critically important to the outcome.
The factors for spousal support in West Virginia include the following:
Our Berkeley County divorce attorneys understand what it takes to get the results you want. We are ready to conduct a thorough assessment of your unique situation in order to determine the best course of action for you.