Alimony is a monetary payment from one spouse to another following a divorce proceeding, usually to support a standard of living established during the time of the marriage. Alimony is a factor in most divorces and can produce a host of challenges, because your life and livelihood will become exposed. But effective representation by a qualified alimony lawyer can mitigate the risk of getting stuck with exorbitant payments. You need a straight shooter who will give you honest answers and fight for your rights in court.
You need Morgan Bourque.
As the attorney of record in several Texas court rulings on divorce and alimony, Morgan uses his knowledge and experience to find the solutions that will work best for you. A former prosecutor, Morgan’s career has proven successful on both sides of the courtroom, and demonstrates that he understands the art of negotiation. And while settling divorce and alimony-related matters is often the preferred method of resolution, his courtroom experience uniquely positions him as one of Texas’ most skilled litigators who will go to trial if necessary.
Determining Alimony Support Payments in Texas
A judge will consider several factors when determining the amount of alimony, including:
- Standard of living during the marriage
- The duration of the marriage
- Both parties’ sources of income and financial resources
- Child custody and responsibilities to minors
- Earning capacities, vocational skills and educational levels of both parties
- and more.
Everyone wants to protect their assets from a soon-to-be former spouse. Alimony payments can drain you financially and emotionally, but they can be limited with the right alimony lawyer. Morgan can guide you through the complexities of matrimonial law proceedings and will help draft your alimony agreement to determine:
- The monetary amounts
- The duration
- Terms that could nullify the agreement
- Proper use
- and more.
Client-Focused Texas Alimony Lawyer
Morgan understands how intimidating the divorce process can seem. He has represented clients in all aspects of divorce and family law, including property division agreements, alimony and child support, prenuptial, postnuptial and marital settlement agreements, adoption and guardianship. Morgan is prepared to fight for your rights when tackling these matters, as well as less complicated divorce and mediation cases, in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
With years of trial and mediation experience, Morgan is the alimony lawyer you want in your corner during all stages of your case.
Contact Morgan Bourque today for a case assessment.