Financial Issues

For parties who have been married to each other, there are several financial issues which may be involved in a family law case. As a general rule, the longer the marriage and/or the greater the differential in the parties’ incomes and financial abilities, the more important these issues become. For example, a couple which has only been married for a short period of time and both of whom are capable of supporting themselves would probably leave the marriage financially independent. On the other hand, a couple which has been married for a long time and one of whom is the primary wage earner and the other of whom stayed at home and took care of the children would probably have to address the following issues:

It is important that you explain your family’s specific circumstances to an experienced family law attorney such as those at the Law Office of Frank Gaynor to explore fully and protect your legal rights. Please contact us to obtain advice pertinent to your particular situation.