You hear stories about how people think they can get married and get a quick divorce and be entitled to alimony for the rest of their life. That is by no means that case, each alimony case is different but there are different factors that stay. Odds are if you were married for under five years you would get little to no alimony, if you were married for five to ten years you have a better chance at receiving alimony, but if you were married over ten years there is a good chance you will get permanent alimony. A good Los Angeles alimony attorney knows that permanent alimony is also something that has conditions, for example if the spouse gets remarried the alimony then goes away.
Alimony is in place to help both parties keep the lifestyle they have become accustom to. For those who have been married for a long period time the Los Angeles job market has changed, the skill sets you need have changed, making it hard for the other to make money. You can count on Whitmarsh Family Law, PC a family law firm in Los Angeles to take your alimony case very seriously. They will make sure you understand each and every step and outcome of your case. They want you to be as informed as possible.