Annapolis Alimony Lawyers

Determining whether one spouse is entitled to spousal support — and, if so, how much and for how long — can be one of the most frustrating parts of a divorce. Will you get alimony? Will you have to pay alimony? An experienced lawyer can help clients answer these questions.

At the law firm of Trainor, Billman, Bennett & Milko, LLP, our Annapolis alimony attorneys are dedicated to helping both women and men understand their rights and responsibilities, and protect their interests, in divorce cases involving questions of spousal support.

Making a Case for the Outcome You Deserve

Under Maryland family law, spousal support — unlike child support — is not calculated on the basis of a mathematical formula. Judges in divorce cases have broad discretion to award alimony — or not — to parties who have become economically dependent on their spouses.

Because of this, it takes extensive case experience for a lawyer to be able to accurately advise a client on his or her entitlement to alimony or exposure to having to pay alimony.

There are some general trends when it comes to spousal support in Maryland. One trend is away from the tradition of granting one party alimony for life. Now, alimony is more often viewed as a temporary measure to enable the dependent spouse to get education and training.

Our attorneys have extensive experience helping clients on both sides of the alimony issue pursue fair spousal support determinations through negotiation, mediation and litigation.

Contact Our Anne Arundel County Spousal Support Attorneys

For assistance with spousal support determinations, speak with us. Contact our Annapolis alimony lawyers online or call 410-280-1700 to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your situation. Our offices are located in downtown Annapolis, just steps from the courthouse, with readily accessible parking.