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Alimony

Divorce can place heavy financial burdens and legal pressures on those involved. While traditional marriage, where the man would support the wife financially, has faded it is still the case that one spouse is more dependent than the other. Separation, then, can leave a person feeling alone and helpless. Alimony is the remedy. It is a set financial sum given by one spouse to the other until independence is maintained.

Obtaining alimony can be a difficult process because of all the factors involved in the legal hardwire. Our Family Law Team is here to help you and will make sure that you get what you deserve.

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 Your Alimony Claim

It’s easy to think emotionally when dealing with family issues. When dealing with a Alimony claim, however, that creates problems because there are so many important elements that need to be thoughtfully considered. You will need determine how you will support yourself (or your ‘spouse’), and perhaps your children. You will want to make sure that what you receive fair compensation. And you will want to handle the alimony quickly and professionally because you don’t want it to turn into an emotional battle that lasts years.

This is where an attorney can help. Our Alimony lawyers here at Minick Law, P.C. will look at your situation compassionately, but without emotional attachment. That way, we are able to clearly look at your situation and your future. That way, you know someone is looking out for your best financial, and even emotional, interests.


 

NC Alimony Law

Alimony has become increasingly difficult to claim in light of many social changes in the twentieth century. Because both spouses often work, at least part time, while they are married, it is difficult to determine the “dependency” of a person.

The most difficult roadblock is the number of different factors involved in determining eligibility for Alimony.

Financial evaluation often proves the most lengthy part. The relative earnings and potential earnings of each spouse must be examined. All earned income, as well as unearned income such as medical, retirement, insurance and social security benefits, must be considered. And any property brought into or bought during the marriage must be issued a price tag.

Personal evaluation often proves the most detailed part. Ages, physical, mental and emotional standing–all these factors must be closely examined. Additionally, marital misconduct, the duration of the marriage, the standard of living, and contributions made based on roles, all weigh into Alimony formula. Child custody can also weigh heavily into the final claim number.

The list goes on.

It’s best to decide Alimony claims through a settlement. In fact, the state encourages individuals to work out an agreement together, instead of leaving financial and material divisions to the State. Most of the time, it’s a lack of legal knowledge that leads one, or both, parties to grow angry and demand claims that simply aren’t feasible.

The reality is that Alimony can be transferred in a number of different ways, including an established sum, periodic payments, a transfer of property, or an secured investment in some piece of property.

The legal pathways for Alimony are many. But the legal factors involved are also many. That’s why it’s important to seek consultation from an attorney who can tell if you qualify, what you qualify for, and how you can claim Alimony and get what you deserve.


 

How We Handle Alimony Claims

Most firms will assign one attorney, or even an assistant, to handle all aspects of an Alimony claim. Here is the Minick Law difference: we look at each case as a Team. Our attorneys, paralegals, and assistants work together behind the scenes to make sure that all legal paths in your situation are explored.

Focused on making your Alimony claim go smoothly and favorably, our Separation Agreement Team will conduct a thorough investigation of your married years, searching for any and all elements helpful to your case, which can include:

  • Reviewing earned income and earning potential
  • Determining all assets, including debt and liabilities
  • Examining ages, physical, emotional and mental health
  • Valuing the worth of all property (including medical, retirement, insurance, and Social Security benefits)
  • Considering obligations as custodian of a minor
  • Searching for any signs of marital misconduct
  • Pursuing any and all other factors related to these elements

After this thorough investigation, our team of attorneys will move forward in executing the Alimony claim process. First, our attorney, not an assistant, will carry out the mediation process, meeting with you and the other party (and their attorney). Next, our attorney will work tirelessly to negotiate the settlement you deserve.

Because the individual is our focus at Minick Law, P.C., we will not disappear after the first few steps like many attorneys. Our team will keep you updated on all the developments of your case. Our Alimony lawyers are committed helping you regain control and stability in your life quickly, compassionately, and professionally.

Client Relationship

At Minick Law, P.C., a Alimony lawyer will personally meet with you from the beginning of the attorney-client relationship. At Minick Law, P.C., a Alimony lawyer will be in contact with you throughout your case; you will know that your case is being handled by an attorney, not an assistant.

Contact Your Alimony Lawyer

Call Minick Law, P.C. to set up a personalized consultation with one of our Alimony lawyers. After speaking with one of our lawyers, you will know the legal standing of your situation and what is best for you. Call us now at 828-333-5024.

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