Alimony refers to financial assistance paid by one spouse to another after divorce. Spousal support is assistance paid from one spouse to another before a divorce is final. There are many financial and personal factors that may be considered in determining whether or not alimony is appropriate in a case and how much such support will be. There are also several types of alimony that may be awarded depending on the facts of each individual situation. Alimony is a complicated area of law and you deserve to understand how it applies to you. If you have questions about alimony, whether it be paying it or receiving it, please contact us to schedule a consultation.