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Spousal Support: What's Fair And What's Legal?

Sometimes referred to as alimony, spousal support is a huge issue in many California divorces. Many people are surprised to learn that "temporary" spousal support can begin almost immediately, and that it can represent a substantial portion of the higher-earning spouse's income. Not only that, but the amount of "temporary" support paid cannot be considered when a judge is setting "permanent" or post-judgment support.

Fighting To Protect Your Interests

Whether you are seeking support or being asked to pay it, there is a lot at stake, and it is important to have strong representation from a skilled family law attorney who will present the strongest possible argument to support your position. At Parranto & Applegate, we have a comprehensive understanding of the law and know which factors come into play: length of the marriage, marital standard of living, earning potential, and more.

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Contact our Santa Rosa office today to discuss spousal support with a lawyer. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment at other times. You can reach us by phone at (707) 573-8868 or via email.


Attorney Jennifer J. Applegate
Located in Santa Rosa, California, Attorney Jennifer Applegate delivers the strong representation and compassionate care needed to bring the best possible outcome in your divorce or family law matter.

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