Incomes are usually unequal during a marriage. One spouse may provide the income while the other raises the kids. The spouses may have different backgrounds, with drastically different levels of income. For spouses with less income, it can be difficult to get back on their feet after a divorce.
For this reason, New Jersey law provides for spousal support, which is sometimes referred to as alimony. At the law firm of Jennifer D. Armstrong, LLC, we help clients through the divorce process, including handling spousal support issues. Jennifer D. Armstrong is a skilled advocate and litigator. She can help you resolve spousal support disputes or assist you with modifying existing spousal support orders.
Types of Spousal Support in New Jersey
There are different types of spousal support available such as:
- Permanent alimony
- Limited duration alimony
- Rehabilitative alimony
- Reimbursement alimony
In determining the type of alimony that is appropriate and the amount and term of alimony, the court looks at a variety of factors. This includes the length of the marriage, the education and earning ability of both parties, need and other factors.
Jennifer D. Armstrong, LLC Divorce and Family Law will stand by your side throughout the divorce process. Skilled at investigation and preparing for trial, we can help you gather the information you need to argue for the alimony you need or to limit alimony, depending on your situation and your needs.