Spousal Support in an Arizona Divorce Can Have a Big Impact, Says Divorce
Attorneys at Family Law Firm Corso & Rhude
The Arizona divorce lawyers at Corso & Rhude in Scottsdale know that when
it comes to spousal support in Arizona, having an experienced family law
attorney on your side can make a big impact on the final outcome.
Scottsdale, AZ, May 27, 2013 -- The Arizona divorce lawyers at Corso &
Rhude in Scottsdale know that when it comes to spousal support in
Arizona, having an experienced family law attorney on your side can make
a big impact on the final outcome.
Understanding the scope of alimony or spousal support is important when
it comes to the divorce process, according to the experienced Arizona
family law attorneys at Corso & Rhude, as is hiring an attorney well-
versed in family law for any Arizona divorce case.
“The question of spousal support is often one of the most difficult
issues people face when they are involved in divorce or legal separation
proceedings,” said John M. Rhude, Esq., founding partner of Corso &
Rhude. “It’s important to arm yourself with a divorce lawyer who will
fight for your rights.”
In Arizona, alimony is often referred to as spousal support and spousal
maintenance. Spousal support is an area of family law which uses complex
calculations to determine need (if any), the amount to be paid and the
duration of support to either spouse.
Simply put, spousal support is the amount of money one spouse pays to the
other spouse to support them - usually for a determined length of time.
Spousal support is intended to assist a spouse in meeting his or her
reasonable needs when those needs cannot be met through employment or
When seeking spousal support in Arizona, the family law attorneys at
Corso & Rhude are available to put their experience to work to ensure
their clients’ interests are represented in court.
“Spousal support may be awarded to a husband or wife in Arizona for any
of a number of reasons,” Rhude said. “The amount and duration of support
is usually determined by the court
and is assessed on a case-by-case basis, which makes having an
experienced lawyer on your side very important.”
There are several factors considered when determining the amount of
spousal support to award:
The ability of the spouse to provide for his or her reasonable needs
through employment or property.
The age or condition of children for whom the spouse is the caregiver. -
The length of time needed to re-educate for the workforce.
The duration of the marriage.
The standard of living during the marriage.
The age of the spouse and his or her ability to become gainfully employed
due to age. For more information on how spousal support is awarded and
calculated, please visit www.crfamilylaw.com.
Regardless of the situation, the family law attorneys at Corso & Rhude
pride themselves on being both professional and caring advocates for
their clients. They recognize the importance of not only professional
representation, but also the need for compassion and understanding with
their clients, stressing honesty and communication throughout the
“As a rule, we stress both a personal touch with all of our clients and a
commitment to delivering the fairest results,” Rhude said. “Our approach
to practicing law begins and ends with making sure each and every client
receives the most professional representation possible.”
In addition to spousal support cases, the experienced attorneys at Corso
& Rhude handle all types of Arizona family law cases, including Arizona
divorce issues such as child custody, child support, alimony disputes,
divorce mediation, hidden asset issues and visitation rights.
The experienced family law attorneys at Corso & Rhude serve clients
throughout Arizona, including the cities of Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye,
Chandler, El Mirage, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix,
Scottsdale, Sun City, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson and Youngtown.
To schedule a free consultation, please visit www.corsorhude.com or call
(480) 471-4616. The Law Office of Corso & Rhude, PLLC is located at 14500
N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 116 in Scottsdale, Arizona, 85260.
Law Office of Corso & Rhude
14500 N. Northsight Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260