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Alimony Lawyers in Charlotte

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Spousal maintenance or support, commonly referred to as alimony, may be an issue in your divorce if one spouse was the primary income earner by a significant margin. After your divorce is finalized, the lower-income earner may need income from the higher-income earner until they can become self-supporting.

Alimony is not automatic. If you think spousal support will be part of your divorce, you need an experienced and aggressive Charlotte alimony attorney to assert your rights and protect your interests.

At Epperson Law Group, PLLC, we are trial lawyers by training, which began in the U.S. Military JAG Corps. Attorneys James Epperson and Steve Ockerman are accomplished former JAG Corps officers, each with 24 years of legal experience. They are advocates for our clients in Charlotte, Weddington, Boone, and throughout North Carolina.

Put our family lawyers' experience and resources on your side to pursue an alimony arrangement that is in your best interests. Call (704) 200-9278 today!

How Is Alimony Determined & Awarded?

Alimony is based on the needs of the non-supporting spouse and on the supporting spouse's ability to pay. A spouse may be awarded permanent alimony that is in effect until death or remarriage, or until the non-supporting spouse cohabitates with another person. A spouse may also be awarded post-separation support (PSS) that is a temporary support awarded during the pendency of the divorce process.

Whether you or your spouse committed adultery may have an effect on the spousal support award. If the supporting spouse was unfaithful, he or she will have to pay alimony. If the non-supporting spouse was unfaithful, he or she is precluded from receiving alimony. If both spouses committed adultery, then you are back at the beginning, and the court determines the need and the ability to pay.

In addressing spousal under any circumstances, a Charlotte alimony lawyer can work to protect your interests, your legal rights, and your financial stability.

Modifying Spousal Support in Charlotte

A spouse can always ask the court to modify spousal support based on a substantial change of circumstances, such as remarriage, job loss, promotion, injury, or other situations that dramatically affect one’s earnings. If you need to modify spousal support, we recommend that you talk to a spousal support attorney at our Charlotte firm as soon as possible.

Schedule a Consultation with an Experienced Attorney

At Epperson Law Group, PLLC, we are prepared to defend and advocate for your best interests in divorce. Please call our offices in Charlotte or Boone to schedule a consultation. We offer personalized service and 24/7 availability, and our attorneys will be with you through every step of your case.

Give us a call at (704) 200-9278 to get started.

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