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Spousal Support & Alimony in Fairfax, Virginia
Spousal maintenance – alimony lawyers in Fairfax, Virginia
Even in uncontested divorces in Virginia, spousal maintenance may be awarded in a divorce or legal separation proceedings and may be subject to later modification or enforcement proceedings as well. Alimony is vital part of being able to move on after a divorce. Alimony is generally paid in installments over a period of time, (weekly or monthly, for example).
Spousal support is another term for alimony in Virginia.
Regardless of the term used Virginia, alimony is paid for a defined duration of time or until the death of one of the spouses or the remarriage of the recipient. What most people don’t realize is that alimony is taxable. The person paying the alimony deducts it as an above the line tax deduction. The person who receives alimony has to pay taxes on the amount of alimony received.
The Family Law Courts in Fairfax, Virginia have enormous discretion when determining the appropriate alimony award and the duration of the alimony award.
Due to this uncertainty, most Fairfax, Virginia divorce attorneys work hard towards trying to settle the issue of alimony without risking a trial on the issue of alimony. Our Fairfax, Virginia divorce lawyers will work to help you get spousal support and when necessary, defend an action for alimony.
Our Fairfax, Virginia divorce lawyers who assist clients with spousal support and alimony issues in Virginia have offices in Fairfax City, Loudoun County & Prince William County, Virginia.
Our Fairfax, Virginia spousal support & alimony lawyers have an extensive amount of experience in resolving issues regarding spousal support and alimony in Virginia. If you wish to consult a SRIS Law Group, P.C. alimony or spousal support attorney in Fairfax,Virginia call our office or contact us on line.