When parties separate, the issue of spousal support may arise due to disparity in incomes, health issues, foregone opportunities in raising a family or other reasons. While there may be a dependency of one party, there is also a need to be financially independent and self-sufficient.

In matters of spousal support it is important to determine, first, whether there is entitlement to support. Second, if there is entitlement to support, the next question becomes how much support should be paid and for how long.
In every case the tax consequences of spousal support should be considered.

Lawyers at South Point Law Centre can help you determine what your rights and obligations are concerning spousal support. We have the appropriate software to perform the calculations needed. We can explain to you the Spousal Support Guidelines and their applicability to your particular situation.

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