The Law Offices of Nigel Burns



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spousal support


Spousal support, or “alimony,” is the continuous payment by one spouse to another to maintain a certain standard of living following a divorce.  An initial determination of spousal support is made at the time of the divorce, based on each party’s income, during the marriage, and individual needs.  Typically, such support is awarded in the form of monthly payments.  At the Law Offices of Nigel Burns, our attorneys are experienced in both obtaining favorable support orders for our clients and opposing spousal support orders that are inappropriate or unmanageable.