In the event of a divorce, sometimes it is hard for both spouses to function financially as they once did, one spouse having grown dependent on the other economically. Often the parties may have agreed that one party would stay home and care for the home or the children. Alternatively, one spouse may have lost his or her employment and may be involuntarily unemployed. Spousal support may be ordered by a judge in the form of money paid by one spouse to another to offset the financial loss created by the severance of their union.
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In New Mexico, there are four types of spousal supports that can be awarded:
In New Mexico, awards of spousal support are never guaranteed. At Cortez & Hoskovec, LLC, our Albuquerque spousal support attorneys will be upfront about your chances of seeking alimony and help you seek other legal options should you be denied spousal support. Our family law firm in Albuquerque has the necessary experience to evaluate your unique situation and determine how a court may rule on your case.
For honest and aggressive representation in spousal support cases, call us at (505) 544-5126.