Most divorcing individuals who believe that they will soon be paying or receiving alimony will want to have an idea of the expected size of the payments and how long they will last. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Paula J. Peters are highly experienced at handling questions relating to alimony in Maryland. We are also dedicated to helping our clients get the fairest treatment under the law — so they can preserve their financial security for years to come.
Attorney Paula Peters has achieved excellent results for numerous alimony clients — including one client who received an award of $30,000 in alimony per month indefinitely. Having worked on both sides of alimony cases, our firm is uniquely suited to defend individuals against alimony claims and to pursue alimony claims on behalf of those who have a legal right to them.
In Maryland, there are two primary classifications of alimony: rehabilitative alimony and permanent alimony. Permanent alimony continues throughout the ex-spouse’s life, and it is intended to provide sufficient financial assistance so that the recipient can maintain the same quality of affluence experienced during the marriage. Rehabilitative alimony, on the other hand, is only temporary and its purpose is to assist the receiving spouse to meet living expenses while he or she gets back on his or her feet again.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Paula J. Peters are skilled at forecasting what level of alimony a party might be liable to pay and/or receive after a divorce. This knowledge is a valuable part of the way we help our clients. Ultimately, we are committed to the needs of our clients and we are passionate about representing their best interests to the fullest extent of the law.
Source: “Annapolis Alimony Lawyer” Sep. 04, 2014