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Wilmington Alimony Lawyers

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is not awarded in every divorce. The decision to grant alimony is determined by examining several factors, including length of the marriage and earning capacity of each spouse. If you are entering a divorce that includes a request for alimony, it is advisable to seek the help of an experienced lawyer.

At The Lea/Schultz Law Firm, P.C., we are highly skilled professionals who assist clients with a variety of matters related to divorce and family law. We have extensive experience in this area and are fully prepared to advise and assist in all aspects of your case, including alimony disputes.

For help with a divorce involving spousal support issues, contact us today at 910-208-4399, or toll free at 877-867-5053, to schedule an initial consultation.

Wrightsville Beach Spousal Support Attorney Who Will Advocate for You

In North Carolina, alimony can be paid in one lump sum or on a continuing basis. Depending on your circumstances, there are a few options available, including:

  • Temporary alimony: money paid while the divorce is pending
  • Permanent alimony: typically awarded for marriages of 10 or more years if one party can demonstrate an economic need
  • Rehabilitative alimony: generally involves financing the education/training of the nonworking spouse
  • Limited duration alimony: when economic assistance is needed for only a short time
  • Reimbursement alimony: reimbursement for contributions made to the advanced education, professional training or career development of the other spouse

As a skilled Wilmington alimony attorney, James W. Lea is prepared to handle the most complex cases. He is an accomplished trial attorney who, along with our firm's skilled legal team, will advocate on your behalf for spousal support and other issues during your divorce.

Trust your divorce and alimony issues to experienced, dedicated professionals who care. Call us at 910-208-4399, or toll free at 877-867-5053, to schedule an initial consultation. Or, if you prefer, contact us by e-mail using our online submission form.

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