Minnesota Spousal Maintenance
and Alimony Lawyers
Spousal maintenance, also known as alimony, is generally defined as financial assistance given from one spouse to another after the marriage has dissolved. Issues surrounding Spousal Maintenance can often be among the most litigated in a divorce. Depending upon the circumstances of your marriage, you or your spouse may be eligible to collect alimony. The attorneys at Arnold, Rodman & O’Keefe PA are experienced and knowledgeable in handling alimony claims and determining spousal maintenance awards.
The goal of spousal maintenance is to allow the lower income spouse to maintain a similar standard of living that they experienced during the marriage, while keeping in mind that the parties now have to support two households instead of one. However, the court must consider the facts of the case to determine whether it is fair for the higher income spouse to support the lower income spouse at a certain standard of living, and if so, for how long. Our attorney’s will work with you through each step of the process as you gather, analyze, and present your Spousal Maintenance claim so set realistic expectations and make informed decisions about your future.