Divorce Decree Modification & Enforcement
The state of Texas does not use the term “alimony” but, instead, allows for maintenance of a spouse if the spouse (1) does not have the working skills to earn enough, (2) is disabled, (3) is caring for a disabled child. The two (2) circumstances that would qualify for a court to order the payment of spousal maintenance in a divorce would include if a spouse was convicted of family violence or if the marriage was for a period of ten (10) years or longer. Only under these circumstances will the consideration of alimony be considered if the spouse seeking the alimony is able to show that he/she does not have sufficient resources to live within reasonable parameters.
At K&M, we understand the importance of when spousal maintenance is involved in your divorce, because the amount of spousal support must be proper and accurate whether you are paying or receiving spousal support. Our experienced team of legal experts can help you with the enforcement of the spousal support to make sure that the spouse ordered to pay spousal support is not behind on payments.
For a free, initial consultation, please contact one of our Dallas-Fort Worth spousal support attorneys and we encourage you to contact the family law experts at K&M for your free, initial consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to discuss and recommend to you how best you can protect your rights. The experienced family law attorneys at K&M represent individuals throughout the Dallas-Fort WorthMetroplex, including Highland Park, Richardson, Plano, Allen, McKinney, Fort Worth, Frisco, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Denton County and Collin County.