After a divorce, your financial circumstances may not be the same. The income that once supported one household must now be divided to support two, and many couples worry about how they can make ends meet. At The Law Office of John K. Leslie, we can help. Our Greater Lowell area law firm counsels clients on Massachusetts alimony issues, helping divorcing couples get the best possible financial results.
When a couple is divorcing, a judge may award either the husband or the wife alimony (called spousal support in Massachusetts), although it is more common for the wife to receive it. Judges look to certain factors to determine if spousal support is necessary, including these: