Spousal Support Can Be A Contentious Aspect Of Divorce

When a marriage ends, preparing for your next chapter can be difficult. As you seek to move forward, it is important you have clarity for your financial picture. Determining an agreeable spousal support arrangement is a crucial step in continuing your life's journey.

Our firm is prepared to help. At Jacobson, Julius & Harshberger, we recognize that divorce is often a challenging time. We offer compassionate and committed family law services to Harrisburg residents, and we can assist you as well.

Arriving At An Alimony Figure

Spousal support or alimony is often a key factor in a divorce settlement. Some facets that we can assist with include:

  • Initially determining whether spousal support/alimony is a feasible option in your divorce case
  • Obtaining or defending against orders for temporary spousal support or alimony pendente lite while a divorce is in process
  • Identifying equitable, workable long-term solutions to spousal support disputes that may involve lump-sum equalizers or other innovative settlement proposals

A critical issue in many divorces is who will keep the family home and whether financial arrangements can be reached that allow payment of the mortgage while the other spouse maintains a separate household. In today's economy, it can be especially important to work with a family lawyer who understands real estate law and financing as well as the options available when you determine that the home must be sold.

Consult With An Attorney Today

Your choice of a lawyer to handle your divorce or help you deal with changes afterward can be critical to the outcome. To schedule an initial consultation, email us or call 717-260-3127. Our lawyers look forward to working with you.