Experienced Las Vegas Temporary Alimony Lawyers
Working with Divorcing Spouses in Clark County including the Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Overton, Moapa Valley, Mesquite, Laughlin and Henderson Areas
Ending a marriage can be a challenging time for a family. Even when their situation seems like it couldn’t get worse, spouses seeking a divorce frequently find themselves faced with bills and expenses associated with their case and rearing their children.
Financial burdens stemming from a divorce can create a stranglehold on a spouse’s ability to financially support themselves, their children, and to fund their divorce proceeding.
Las Vegas Temporary Alimony Lawyers
When determining if a spouse will be required to pay alimony or if a spouse qualifies to receive alimony, the court will look at a variety of factors. The Las Vegas temporary alimony lawyers at Mills & Anderson can help guide you through the divorce process and ensure that spousal support arranged is just and fair.
The compassionate and experienced attorneys of Mills & Anderson help individuals throughout Nevada with all aspects of alimony and spousal support, including temporary alimony, lump sum alimony, periodic alimony, and permanent alimony.
The team of Las Vegas temporary alimony lawyers at Mills & Anderson will fight for your right to receive temporary spousal support to help lighten your financial burdens and enable you to proceed with your divorce.
Contact Mills & Anderson at (702) 386-0030 or submit an online form today to discuss your case. Mills & Anderson proudly serves clients throughout Clark County, Nevada, including, Las Vegas, Boulder City, and Henderson.
What is Temporary Alimony / Spousal Support?
NRS 125.040 states, temporary spousal support, also known as temporary alimony, is financial support received from the opposing spouse during the pendency of their divorce to help with reasonable necessities.
According to Nevada Revised Statute 125.040, either spouse can be ordered to pay any money deemed necessary by the court in order to:
- Provide Support and Maintenance for the Other Spouse.
- Provide Support and Maintenance for Their Children; or
- To Enable the Other Spouse to Continue the Divorce Proceeding
How is Temporary Spousal Support Calculated?
When determining if spousal support will be paid, Family Courts in Nevada look at each case on an independent basis. The courts not only have discretion in deciding whether to award or deny spousal support, the court also has the authority to determine the amount of temporary spousal support that the opposing spouse will be required to pay.
According to Nevada Revised Statute 125.150, some of the criteria the court considers when determining eligibility and the amount of temporary spousal support that will be granted include:
- Time Length of Marriage,
- Age of Each Spouse,
- Health Condition of Each Spouse,
- Financial Condition of Each Spouse,
- Job History,
- Education Level,
- Earning Capacity, and
- Contribution of Either Spouse as a Homemaker
Internal Revenue Service: Alimony – Visit this website to learn more about how the Internal Revenue Service views alimony, whether it is taxable under the United States tax laws, and whether the payment of alimony is tax deductible.
Call Us Today
Whether you have found yourself in a position to pay or receive alimony in the form of temporary spousal support, our skilled attorneys can guide you through the divorce process and ensure that your alimony arranged is just and fair. We are willing and ready to begin fighting for your rights. Call us today at (702) 386-0030 or submit an online form to schedule your confidential consultation to discuss your case.