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Fairfax Spousal Support Lawyers

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Spousal support is a specific quantity of money which may be given from one spouse to the other after the marriage. While spousal support is not typically required, it is often ordered during the divorce process, especially when one spouse depended on the other financially. At Pervaiz & Harley PLLC, our Fairfax spousal support lawyers can assist you whether you are hoping to receive spousal support or have been ordered to pay.

There are a few different factors that may be considered in a spousal support case, such as the:

  • Duration of the marriage
  • Age of each spouse
  • Health of each spouse
  • Earning capability of each spouse
  • Financial situation/income of each spouse

To seek representation for spousal support matters or other divorce issues, contact us at (703) 940-9953.

Understanding the Types of Spousal Support

Depending on the situation of your divorce and a variety of the factors listed above, you may be entitled to one of the several types of spousal support. Also known as alimony, spousal support may be given on a temporary or permanent basis. The family court will typically make a decision after reviewing your paperwork, which is why it is important to have an experienced Fairfax spousal support lawyer on your side advocating for you.

The main types of spousal support are:

  • Temporary: Temporary spousal support is usually issued if one spouse has become dependent on the other during the marriage. There may be conditions put on this type of spousal support, such as until the dependent gets a new job or has other income.
  • Permanent: Permanent spousal support is an order which is given based on the length of the marriage and other factors during the marriage. The amount will be determined by the judge unless you and your spouse are able to agree and propose a number.

Please call us today at (703) 940-9953 to learn how our Fairfax spousal support attorneys at Pervaiz & Harley can help.

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