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Addressing Child Support Concerns for Charlotte, NC Families

The best interests of any children involved are usually a concern during a separation or divorce. Whether you’re stressed about how much you may be required to pay or the amount you may receive in child support, a lawyer can help put your mind at ease. While child support calculators may be found easily across the Internet, you should be aware that these serve as a generalized estimate only. They aren’t 100% accurate and don’t be surprised if you see several disclaimers following them. A court considers multiple factors when determining the appropriate amount of child support for every family’s unique situation. Such factors may include provisions for the child’s health, education, and the general standard of living. Should you have any child custody concerns in Charlotte, NC or elsewhere in Mecklenburg or Cabarrus County, don’t hesitate to contact L.A. Williams Family Law to request a consultation with our experienced family law attorney.

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Set Up a Consultation with Our Charlotte Child Support Lawyer

Are you interested in meeting with a knowledgeable child support lawyer in the Charlotte, NC area? Please contact L.A. Williams Family Law to schedule your consultation. We would be happy to discuss your case and aid with drafting child support details in an agreement or represent you in court, if necessary. We’re here for you!

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Obtaining and Defending Spousal Support in the Charlotte, NC Area

Income earning potential discrepancies are not uncommon between spouses. When a separation or divorce is imminent, finances usually top the list of marital concerns. Whether you’re the supporting or dependent spouse in the scenario, you likely have spousal support questions that should be addressed. Luckily for you, L.A. Williams Family Law is experienced in representing clients seeking spousal support in Charlotte, NC and elsewhere throughout Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Please give us a call today to discuss your situation with an attorney.

Factors Determining Spousal Support & Alimony in North Carolina

Two types of spousal support are recognized in the state of North Carolina. Post-separation spousal support may offer a temporary solution if the dependent spouse doesn’t have adequate resources to meet his or her immediate needs. If long-term spousal support is needed, alimony may be considered.

The decision to award alimony is based on numerous factors, including the following:

  • Either spouse’s marital misconduct
  • Income and earning potential of both spouses
  • Contribution of a spouse as a homemaker
  • The length of the marriage
  • The amount and sources of any earned or unearned income of both spouses
  • The standard of living of the spouses established during the marriage
  • Property brought to the marriage by either spouse

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