Family Law Attorneys Serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

Alimony Lawyers Serving the St. Paul/Minneapolis Metro

Alimony Lawyers Serving t…

Twin Cities Family Law Attorneys Seeking Equitable Solutions in Spousal Maintenance Matters

Divorce often has a significant impact on your finances. One of the most important issues relating to your finances is the issue of spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance, also known as alimony, is a court-ordered award to one former spouse from another in a divorce. Courts have discretion in deciding whether or not to make an award of spousal maintenance. As a result, your choice of lawyer can make a real difference on whether you achieve your goals.

If you and your spouse cannot agree on spousal maintenance terms, the court will weigh a number of factors in deciding whether to award spousal maintenance. These factors include:

  • Income, potential income and other financial resources of both parties
  • Length of the marriage
  • Lifestyle led during the marriage
  • Health of the parties
  • Level of education completed
  • Work experience
  • Career sacrifice by one spouse to support the other

Depending on the circumstances, spousal maintenance can be awarded on a permanent or temporary basis. If you are paying or receiving spousal maintenance in the years following your divorce and need to modify your arrangements based on a substantial change of circumstances, our law firm is able to accomplish your goals as well.

If you are facing divorce and have questions or concerns about spousal maintenance, the family law firm of Jensen, Mullen, McSweeney & Meyer, PLLP, is here for you. Based in Bloomington, we serve clients across the Twin Cities and across the surrounding areas of Minnesota.

Our three lawyers have more than 50 years of legal experience fully dedicated to family law. We are able to give you a realistic assessment of how your goals will be viewed by a judge. We use extensive legal knowledge and client commitment to formulate common sense solutions for your spousal support issues.

Alimony Attorneys Serving the Twin Cities Metro

Contact our law firm at 952-893-5532 or toll free at 888-330-4279. You may also e-mail our law firm to schedule a consultation.

Office Location

Jensen, Mullen, McSweeney & Meyer, PLLP
Wells Fargo Plaza
7900 Xerxes Avenue South
Suite 1350
Bloomington, MN 55431
Phone: (952) 893-5532
Fax: (952) 842-8434

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