Alimony And Spousal Support

Spousal support following a Georgia divorce is generally based on financial need and the payer's ability to pay. When those criteria are in dispute, the skilled assistance of an experienced family law attorney is essential to achieve your goal.

The Woodstock, Georgia, family lawyers of the Law Offices of James O. Bass, P.C., provides a complete range of family law services. After decades of helping clients navigate spousal support issues in divorce, we have the experience and commitment to help you realize your objectives.

Jim Bass and Natalie Bergeron equip you with the facts and factors that courts use to determine alimony responsibilities. We let you know your range of legal options too, offering sound guidance and thoughtful recommendations throughout the process.

Are you paying too much alimony? Receiving too little spousal support or child support? Contact Law Offices of James O. Bass, P.C., for the initial consultation that could start turning your life in a different, more positive direction.

We Protect Your Financial And Emotional Investments Through Divorce

Alimony amounts and duration can depend on factors that include:

  • Length of the marriage
  • Standard of living during the marriage
  • Assets of each party, separately
  • Financial status and income of the parties
  • Future earning capacity of each spouse
  • Time that the receiving spouse may need to improve earning capacity through education or vocational training
  • Either spouse's child care or homemaking contributions to the marriage
  • Conduct of the parties during the marriage

If you are to receive alimony when your divorce is final, we can discuss which category best meets your needs and most accurately reflects your situation — permanent, temporary or rehabilitative. If you are a potential payer, we can discuss potential defenses against alimony such as willful abandonment and adultery.

The Law Offices of James O. Bass, P.C., protects your rights, your investment in your marriage and your future investment in your family's post-divorce life. Arrange your initial consultation online or call 770-628-1136.