A 'Big Picture' Approach to Spousal Maintenance
Retaining an attorney with expertise in establishing lifestyles following a divorce is vital. The first step is attending to every detail of spousal maintenance agreements. Maintenance, or what we used to call alimony, is support paid by one spouse to the other. The process is complex and goes beyond income and expenses. You need a dedicated divorce lawyer who will combine her comprehensive knowledge with the help of financial and insurance professionals.
Susan E. Kamman can serve as a fierce litigator or savvy negotiator. While negotiating spousal support is preferred, she does not shy away from the courtroom. That approach is necessary to secure the best outcome for Mrs. Kamman's clients, whether they are paying or receiving maintenance.
Addressing Your Immediate and Long-Term Needs
In addition to identifying all income streams and calculating debts, an attorney must rely on the in-depth knowledge of a network of experts. At Susan E. Kamman & Associates, we enjoy access to respected professionals to estimate insurance costs for private policies and disability benefits now and in the future. We also assist in making sure you understand the tax implications of your support to ensure the net amount meets your lifestyle needs.
Simply stated, the goal is to permit you to establish a new lifestyle similar to the one you enjoyed in your marriage. Spousal maintenance or alimony is not meant to enrich one spouse while endangering the financial stability of the other.
Personalized Advocacy and Protection of Your Rights
To schedule a free half-hour consultation with Mrs. Kamman, call 847-241-4156 for an appointment in Barrington, Chicago/Loop, Wheaton, Northbrook or Crystal Lake. You can also contact us online.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Flexible scheduling is available by request. We speak French, German and Spanish; Russian translators are available by request.