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Franklin TN Alimony Attorney

Williamson County, Tennessee Alimony Lawyer

Whether you are going through a divorce or seeking to modify an existing Final Decree of Divorce which awarded alimony from one party to the other, the payment of alimony, also known as spousal support is based primarily on two things; the need of one-party and the ability of the other party to pay. Also, there are several other factors which the court may consider in determining if spousal support is appropriate in a specific instance.An experienced divorce attorney familiar with the law as it relates to alimony and the pattern of awarding alimony for the judge who will hear your particular matter is necessary to help you determine if your situation is one in which the court will likely award some type of alimony and if so which type best fits your situation. John Milazo of the Franklin, Tennessee Law Firm, Milazo Law, P.C. has the skills necessary to help you prepare a strategy that best suits your particular situation. For a free inital consultation with John M. MIlazo please call (615) 599-7719 or CLICK HERE to leave a message through this website and you will be contacted shortly.

There are four types of alimony available in Tennessee.:

  • First is Alimony in Solido, which is a lump-sum payment intended to provide for one party's support.
  • Second is Transitional Alimony, intended to aid one party with the transition from their married lifestyle into their now lower income lifestyle. In marriages of short duration, this is likely the only spousal support available to the disadvantaged spouse.
  • The third is Rehabilitative Alimony. As its name indicates, rehabilitative alimony is intended to rehabilitate the earning capacity of one spouse; in order to more equalize the parties' respective income potentials.
  • Becoming more uncommon, but still available spouses in special circumstances or marriages of long duration, is Alimony in Futuro. This may allow a disadvantaged spouse to collect alimony for the duration of their natural life or that of their spouse. Transitional alimony may not be modified once it has been established by the court. In certain circumstances; however, either party may seek to have rehabilitative alimony or alimony in futuro increased, decreased or terminated. In most cases, alimony payments are tax deductible to the party paying the support and taxable to the recipient.

To determine what, if any, alimony you can expect to receive or pay you may contact John Milazo of the Franklin, Tennessee Law Firm Milazo Law, P.C.. With more than 14 years experience practicing in Williamson County, Tennessee, Maury County, Tennessee and all other surrounding Middle Tennessee Courts, John Milazo has the experience and skills necessary to help you maximize your position with respect to alimony in your divorce. For your consultation call (615) 599-7719.

Attorney Modifying Alimony in Tennessee

If you have already been through a divorce and are seeking to increase alimony payments or to decrease alimony payments and experienced attorney can help you file a Petition to Modify Alimony in the appropriate court. If you no longer live in the county where you were divorced, or if the other party has moved away jurisdiction may be complicated and a good divorce attorney can help you best determine where to file your Petition. An experienced alimony divorce attorney like John Milazo of Milazo Law, P.C. will meet with you to determine important factors that affect alimony modification such as:

  • a change in income of either party
  • co-habitation of the alimony recipient with a third party
  • remarriage of the alimony recipient
  • the health of either party
  • other factors that may be unique to your particular situation

Columbia, Maury County Alimony Divorce Lawyer

At the Franklin, Tennessee law firm of Milazo Law, P.C., John M. Milazo is experienced in practicing before our judges and strives to be familiar with the trends that each of the judges tend toward, particularly with respect to alimony. The law is continually changing in this area and it is important for your lawyer to remain abrest of these trends. In the past few years it is becoming more difficult for an attorney to obtain Alimony in Futoro for a client than it once was. In evaluating your particular situation and determining the alimony likely to be ordered by the court, as well as, the type of support, the amount and the duration you may expect; it is important to have an attorney who is familiar with the Judge who will be hearing your case. A judge in Franklin, TN may treat a matter differently than say a judge in Nashville. Whether you are the party likely to be paying spousal support or the financially disadvantaged spouse, this information is necessary when attempting to plan for your future and that of your children.

Alimony Enforcement Attorney Franklin, Tennessee

If you are a alimony recipient who is not receiving your alimony payments as was ordered by the court, you may be able to:

  • garnish the payor's wages by a Wage Assignment Order
  • receive your payments by a direct deposit into your bank account
  • hold the alimony payor in Contempt of Court and incarcerate them until payment is made
  • obtain a judgment for the amount owed plus your attorney's fees and execute the judgment by seizing the property of the alimony payor
  • or even seize the tax refund check of the alimony payor directly from the Internal Revenue Service

For help enforcing an Order awarding you alimony you may contact John Milazo of the Franklin, Tennessee law firn Milazo Law, P.C. to schedule a free intitial consultation to discuss your rights at (615) 599-7719.

See the Tennessee Law on Alimony at T.C.A.§36-5-121.

Serving clients in Williamson County, Franklin TN, Fairview TN, Spring Hill TN, Brentwood TN, Maury County, Columbia TN, Mt. Pleasant TN, Davidson County, Nashville TN, Hickman County, Centerville TN, Lyles TN, Lewis County, Hohenwald TN, Perry County, Linden TN, Rutherford County, Murfreesboro TN, Smyrna TN, Sumner County, Gallatin, TN, Robertson County, Springfield, TN and Giles County, Pulaski, TN Marshall County, Lewisburg TN, Bedford County, Shelbyville TN, Dickson County, Dickson TN, Burns TN, John M. Milazo would be happy to serve you as well.

By John Milazo

Address: 109 Cleburne Street, Franklin, TN 37064  Phone: (615) 599-7719