Southlake Alimony Attorney

One Of The Best Alimony Lawyers In Southlake, Texas

Spousal support payments from one spouse to the other after a divorce is granter is often referred to as alimony. In Texas this is known as spousal maintenance is only available under certain conditions.

It is often difficulty to obtain alimony in a divorce. This is because Texas law presumes that post-divorce support payments are not necessary. It is the burden of the spouse requesting alimony to prove to the court that they:

  1. Will lack sufficient property after divorce to provide for their minimum reasonable needs
  2. Have exercised diligence in seeking to earn a sufficient income to provide for those needs or in developing the necessary skills during the divorce proceedings to do so.

If you are a spouse who earns significantly less income than your partner or maybe have no source of income at all due to being out of work raising children, the thought of how you will support yourself after your divorce can be stressful. When fighting against the presumptions that alimony is not warranted, it is important to have an attorney who will property prepare your case to break from the norm and secure your future.

On the other hand, if you are a spouse who is already looking at paying maximum child support (or even above maximum child support1) and giving up significant assets in a divorce settlement, the thought of paying alimony to your soon to be ex-spouse can be overwhelming.

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      I highly recommend this law firm. I have had Brian and Kelly both represent me in now three seperate cases. They are men of integrity that are very prompt to answer questions and get back to you on important matters. They have always been well organized and stayed on top of the important information relevant to my cases. ...

      Loyd Camp
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      Timothy Alexander did an exceptional job handling my divorce case. He was extremely prepared, very informative, and he made sure I was always kept in the loop. His professionalism, guidance and empathy tremendously helped during what could have been a much more difficult time. I was so pleased with the final outcome and ...

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      Highly recommend this law firm. Andrew McAlester goes above and beyond for his clients. He’s very resourceful and prompt in communication. I always refer Mr. McAlester to my family and friends in their time of need because I trust his judgement and I know he has his clients well being at the forefront of everything.

      William Hawthorne
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      Tim Alexander represented me during my divorce. His compassion, empathy and communication during the process helped keep additional stresses out of an already stressful situation.

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      I highly recommend this firm. I mainly worked with Andrew McAlester. Andrew was super helpful and courteous during a very stressful situation that I found myself in. Thanks for everything!

      Dante Martinez
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      Timothy Alexander is an amazing lawyer. He helped me with everything I needed to do to get my divorce final in a very short period of time. I always try to refer to him when anybody asks for a divorce lawyer. Thank you for everything you’ve done.

      Autumn Colson
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      Kelly & Brian helped us in our child custody case and I am very pleased by their work. Our case ended up last almost 2 yrs due to COVID, however they were very easy to communicate with and constantly kept us up to date on our case and the courts. I would highly recommend them if you are needing a great custody lawyer ...

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      Mr. Alexander was the utmost professional. He was timely in his communication and very thorough in his answers. His approach helped make a difficult situation tolerable. One thing I greatly appreciated is that he did not just tell me what I wanted to hear. He would offer suggestions and allow me to make the final decisio ...

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      Kelly & Brian were amazing attorneys. I came to them when I really needed help with child custody issues, and they were committed to reaching the best possible outcome. I am writing this to express my most sincere thanks, and gratitude for their professionalism. They stuck by me through the last year in dealing with ...

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      Things happen and you need someone to tell it to you straight. Andrew McAlester is someone I trust to help me navigate through these difficult times.

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