Spousal Support / Alimony / Palimony

Spousal Support, or alimony, is an often misunderstood issue. Many people think they deserve this support, although the court would not agree. Others do not know they may be entitled to this support based on their specific situation.  One of the most complex aspects of the divorce process is determining the appropriate level of spousal support.

Palimony is a support order for partners that shares a life and expenses, but were never married. This issue is even more complex than spousal support because the issue is not based in family law, but in contracts law. We can advise you on the caselaw in this area and help determine your right to palimony support at the end of a long-term relationship.