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Providing Personalized Legal Guidance in Rhode Island

At Assalone & Associates, we understand that navigating the complexities of alimony laws in Rhode Island can be daunting. Our dedicated team of experienced attorneys is here to guide you through the intricacies of alimony, ensuring that your rights and financial well-being are protected. With a proven track record of successful cases and a deep understanding of Rhode Island's legal landscape, we are committed to providing you with the best legal representation tailored to your unique situation.

Call Assalone & Associates today at (401) 589-5599 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our alimony attorney in Rhode Island!

What is Alimony?

Alimony, or spousal support, is a legal arrangement in which one spouse provides financial support to the other after a divorce or separation. It aims to balance any economic disparities that may arise due to the end of a marriage. Alimony can be awarded to either spouse, depending on the length of the marriage, each spouse's financial circumstances, and their contributions to the marriage.

At Assalone & Associates, we recognize that each case is unique and approach every situation with sensitivity and expertise. Our team of Rhode Island alimony lawyers is well-versed in the state's alimony laws and can provide you with the guidance you need to understand your rights and options.

How is Alimony Calculated in Rhode Island?

Calculating alimony in Rhode Island involves carefully considering various factors outlined in the state's laws. These factors include:

  • Length of the Marriage: The duration of the marriage plays a significant role in determining alimony. Short-term marriages may result in temporary alimony, while long-term marriages could lead to more substantial and long-lasting support.
  • Financial Resources: The financial situation of both spouses is critical. The court assesses each party's income, assets, and earning potential to determine their ability to pay or receive alimony.
  • Contributions to the Marriage: Contributions made by each spouse during the marriage, whether financial or non-financial, are considered. This includes homemaking, child-rearing, and supporting the other spouse's career.
  • Standard of Living: The court aims to maintain the standard of living enjoyed during the marriage for both spouses to the extent possible.
  • Health and Age: The physical and emotional well-being of both parties, as well as their ages, are taken into account when determining alimony.
  • Other Relevant Factors: Additional factors such as the presence of minor children, the education and employability of each spouse, and any instances of marital misconduct may also be considered.

How Long Does Alimony Last in Rhode Island?

The duration of alimony payments in Rhode Island varies depending on the circumstances of the case. The court considers the marriage's length, the recipient spouse's financial needs, and the paying spouse's ability to meet those needs. The goal is to provide sufficient time for the recipient spouse to become financially self-sufficient.

In some cases, alimony may be temporary, serving as a bridge to support the recipient spouse while they acquire the necessary skills or education to re-enter the workforce. In longer marriages, the court may order indefinite or long-term alimony, especially if one spouse's earning capacity has been significantly impacted due to the marriage.

It's important to note that alimony orders can be modified under certain circumstances, such as substantial changes in either party's financial situation or cohabitation of the recipient spouse with a new partner.

Contact Our Rhode Island Alimony Attorney Today

Navigating the complexities of alimony laws in Rhode Island requires the expertise of knowledgeable attorneys well-versed in the state's legal framework. At Assalone & Associates, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate legal representation. Our Rhode Island alimony lawyers are committed to safeguarding your rights and financial stability during this challenging time.

Contact Assalone & Associates today to schedule a consultation with our alimony lawyer in Rhode Island!

Why Choose Assalone & Associates?

Unwavering Dedication to Achieving a Resolution
  • A Sense of Belonging

    We treat all of our clients with compassion, dignity, and respect. With our team approach, we really are all in this together and our clients experience the extraordinary difference and benefits of our unique approach to practicing law.

  • Full Support

    At most law firms, one lawyer will show up to represent you if your case goes to trial. With our team of lawyers, you get the entire team, as needed, for the cost of one lawyer. This provides excellent representation as well as a strong sense of support.

  • Full Coverage

    Because our attorneys each have unique backgrounds and skills, our team approach helps us make sure that every facet of your case is considered and covered. We also get to know you and your unique needs to build a case that meets your goals.

  • Cost-Effective

    With most firms, one attorney will handle every aspect of your case, even the small things that could be handled much more efficiently by a junior lawyer or paralegal. We use the least expensive resources needed to get the job done and we pass these savings on to our clients.

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These Stories Are Our Source of Motivation & Inspiration
  • I was new to Rhode Island and had no idea what to do

    “I found myself in the horrible circumstance of an unexpected/unplanned divorce amidst the worst time of my life. I was new to Rhode Island and had no idea what to do, or who to call, who was good, or ...”

  • I highly recommend Assalone & Associates if you're in a position where you need someone to fight for you.

    “She always responded promptly when I had a question or issue. It's a high-stress and confusing time, but working with Assalone & Associates made it all a little easier.”

    - Jill P.
  • I would hire them again if ever needed.

    “Attorney Diorio and the rest of her staff helped me through a difficult case and I would hire them again if ever needed.”

    - Clay L.
  • I always felt that she had the best interest of my kids and myself throughout the time we worked together.

    “Stephanie was professional, prompt, and most importantly, she understands the emotional toll that divorce has on a mother and the children. I always felt that she had the best interest of my kids and myself throughout the time we worked together.”

    - S. Lima
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    “I would definitely recommend attorney Diorio and Assalone & Associates, their entire office and staff was very professional, always in communication and available!”

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