In the state of Texas, spousal support, sometimes called spousal maintenance or alimony, is awarded to ensure a spouse’s reasonable needs are met while seeking employment or education after the divorce. There are limitations in the law regarding when spousal support can be awarded and for how much, using a prescribed formula as a guide.
Our family lawyers at Malik & Associates, PLLC, are well-versed in spousal support cases and are available to provide guidance as to determining whether the award of spousal support is warranted, and how much you, as our clients, can expect to pay or receive.
Although the amount of spousal support is based on a formulaic equation, judges have complete discretion in determining whether it is awarded in a divorce. In determining if spousal support is warranted in a case, a judge may consider many factors, such as:
Because each case is unique and has its’ own complexities, our attorneys work to understand your individualized needs and will fight for the best outcome we can for you, our client, with the law on our side.
Whether you are requesting spousal support or are being asked to pay it, our experienced lawyers at Malik & Associates, PLLC, will be in your corner with the experience and knowledge to get you a fair outcome.
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