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Need a top Edmonton divorce lawyer to advance a fair claim for spousal support or defend an unfair claim for spousal support?

The words spousal support on various signs, representing the different forms of spousal support handled by the best divorce lawyers in the Edmonton law firm, Sharek Logan & van Leenen LLPSpousal support, also known as alimony, is paid to address an imbalance of economic hardship arising from the breakdown of the relationship. Three forms of spousal support are possible:

  • Contractual: applies when the parties had an agreement that one party would support the other.
  • Compensatory grounds:  applies when one party suffered an economic disadvantage that benefited the other party and the most reasonable method to compensate for that are payments from one party to the other.
  • Non-Compensatory:  applies when one party has a degree of poverty relative to the other party that is considered unfair, based on all of the circumstances.

The amount and duration of spousal support compensation depends on a variety of factors, including the budgeted needs of the parties and the general costs of each party.

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