Harrisburg Alimony Attorney

Dauphin County PA Divorce Law Attorney

Alimony and spousal support are easily confused for one another. Alimony is the amount of spousal maintenance provided after divorce is final from one spouse to another. Alimony can be granted for an indefinite period of time. Spousal support, on the other hand, is an amount of money given by one spouse to the other while the divorce is pending.

At Foreman & Caraciolo, we assist with all of your divorce issues, including spousal support and alimony. Contact Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, divorce lawyers at Foreman & Caraciolo to assist with your alimony issues.

Factor-based Determination of Your Alimony Award

Pennsylvania family courts use 14 factors to determine the amount of alimony to grant in the divorce order, including:

  • Reasonable needs and ability to provide support
  • Net income
  • Child support schedule
  • Self-support reserve
  • Shared custody

The family court master in charge of your divorce has broad discretion to place weight on any of the 14 alimony factors. Some clients have even bypassed the court’s power by determining the amount of alimony during negotiations with the other spouse. If the parties can agree on the amount of alimony before the issue goes to court, the amount is part of the settlement agreement.

Skilled Divorce Counsel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

When dealing with any divorce law issue, you want an attorney who will listen to your concerns and take quick action to protect your rights. At Foreman & Caraciolo, we offer individualized attention for alimony issues. Our more than 50 years of experience, coupled with our responsive guidance, sets us apart from other divorce attorneys. We handle your alimony issue quickly to allow you to move on with your life after divorce.

Contact Foreman & Caraciolo

For responsive, aggressive and personalized service for your alimony issues, talk with the lawyers at Foreman & Caraciolo. Call 717.236.9391 for a free case evaluation. You may also complete our online contact form.