Archive for March, 2012

What You Should Know About Alimony Payment

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Divorce, it is an aspect of life that has changed from almost not being able to be seen within society to being everywhere you look and turn. A divorce not only is legally separating you from your former spouse, but it is ultimately separating you emotionally and spiritually from them as well. When you go through a divorce it is important to take not only the present situation into mind, but also factors of the future and how the divorce will impact your life in the long run.

When a divorce is taking place there are a few things that you know will occur no matter what the situation is. You know you are going to have to file and sign numerous documents, pay fees, go to mediation meetings, and possibly go to court proceedings. However, one thing that can easily occur, especially with children in the mix, is that of alimony being paid to one spouse from the other. The purpose of alimony is to help pay for some things, similar to child support, that the other spouse relied on the help of the other to pay for.

Usually, alimony is given under the circumstances that it will be paid every month and for a certain amount of time. However, today more and more cases are beginning to show that instead of alimony being paid in segments it is now being paid as a lump sum. Whether you know it right off the bat or not alimony is quite expensive just over time, but when it is required that you pay the full amount up front right after the divorce you could easily run into a financial rut in an instant.

Where alimony is suppose to be used to help individuals stay on their feet, many people take advantage of this and pay for luxuries versus that of necessities. In the event that the former spouse whom is receiving the alimony either remarries or dies the previous agreement will become terminated.

Remember, when you get divorced you need an experienced, dedicated, and ultimately committed divorce attorney on your side from start to finish to ensure that you are getting what you truly deserve in the end.

Contact The Law Office of Alex Tyra, P.C. For a Free Consultation When you need assistance from an experienced attorney or if you need to better understand you legal options, contact The Law Office of Alex Tyra, P.C., at (903) 753-7499.  All initial consultations are free.  Phone calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Understanding Your Divorce

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Today, divorce is not only common, but is said to either occur or be felt by at least 1 in 3 Americans. In the past, Americans knew of divorce, but never saw it as commonly as it is today. However, we all know that times change, and the evolution of divorce has done so itself. Divorce is separating you from your former spouse completely whether it is legally, financially, emotionally, or physically. When you are going through a divorce it is important to take into account every aspect from beginning to the end with the future in mind.

Divorce is a hard enough situation as it is. When you begin a divorce it is important to first gain an experienced, and dedicated divorce attorney in order to make sure that you get the assets you are entitled to. Make sure that your divorce attorney is there with you every step of the way and examines all legal documents before you sign anything. Sometimes individuals easily jump to conclusions on the content of a document and sign them immediately. However, you can easily be signing over assets, property or rights to your former spouse if not examined carefully.

When a divorce is occurring make sure to be considerate. Although emotions and tension are running high amongst all parties that are associated with the divorce it is always best to remain calm and focused on getting through the divorce. If during mediation a dispute occurs dealing with an item of property that both parties want make sure to really think about it before trying to fight for it. Make sure to factor in the cost of the item now, and later and if expensive mediation sessions are worth or equal to that of the item that is up for discussion.

Divorce is an aspect of life that is not only temporary, but can easily affect an individual permanently. If you do not use the resources that are made available to you as they should be while going through a divorce you can easily suffer the consequences greatly while your former spouse conquers in court. You owe it to yourself to get the resources, property, and assets that are rightfully yours. All can easily not only be considered, but also gained with the help of an experienced divorce attorney with you every step of the way.

Contact The Law Office of Alex Tyra, P.C. For a Free Consultation When you need assistance from an experienced attorney or if you need to better understand you legal options, contact The Law Office of Alex Tyra, P.C., at (903) 753-7499.  All initial consultations are free.  Phone calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.