North Carolina Post-Separation Support and Alimony
Divorce in NC can be complex, time consuming, and incredibly stressful. This is especially so when economic factors come into play.
In certain households, one spouse may be the main source of economic support while the other spouse maintains the household.
When spouses separate and file for divorce, one spouse may have little sustainable income flow to support their daily necessities and maintenance of a routine life.
Depending on the stage of the divorce process, a spouse in North Carolina may file for support from the other spouse in the form of post-separation support (PSS) and/or alimony. In the past, PSS used to be called temporary alimony.
The court awards such support based a review of multiple factors which are described in the following sections.
It is important that you have an experienced Divorce Attorney Charlotte NC to help you navigate this intricate and often confusing process.
At the Powers Law Firm, we understand how to advocate for the support you need and deserve following a separation or divorce from a spouse.