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Charlotte Alimony & Asset Protection Attorneys

In order to file for divorce in North Carolina, spouses must be separated for one year. During the year of separation, a dependent spouse may need the intervention of a family law court to provide a support order. Our alimony attorneys at Jetton & Meredith help separated spouses seek and obtain post-separation support during the separation period and represent spouses seeking alimony provisions as part of their divorce decrees.*

Post-Separation Support (PSS)

PSS is, in effect, temporary alimony. PSS is provided to support a spouse until an alimony order is entered, an alimony claim is denied by the judge, or an out-of-court agreement is reached.

Alimony Negotiation

Either party in a divorce may be awarded post-divorce spousal support. A family court may also order alimony for a longer term. Alimony may be payable as a lump sum, or in monthly or quarterly installments over time. Judges may use many factors, including age, health, and ability to enter the workforce, when determining alimony provisions. If one spouse has a history of domestic violence or criminal conviction, their chances of receiving alimony will be reduced. Our family lawyers are experienced in seeking alimony for clients and defending against such claims in Charlotte and surrounding areas of North Carolina.

Charlotte Spousal Support Attorneys

Many of our clients have benefited from the relationships we have established with professional experts such as tax professionals.* Such professionals can advise people approaching divorce on what the consequences of different spousal support agreements may be. Is it to your advantage to concede more assets such as real estate to your spouse rather than to pay alimony? Our family law attorneys can help you discover the answers to such questions before a divorce decree is finalized.

Spousal support payments can have a significant impact on your life following a divorce. Experienced lawyers with a strong understanding of state laws may be able to argue that a spouse needs financial support to maintain a certain quality of life, or that a spouse does not need alimony. Trust the compassionate family law attorneys at Jetton & Meredith to fight for your rights.*

Contact us today at (704) 931-5535 to discuss your situation with our attorneys.

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Awards

  • 2019 Attorney and Practice Magazine Family Law Badge
  • 10 Best Attorney's in Client Satisfaction 2019
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • BBB - Start With Trust
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite
  • Clients Choice Award 2019
  • Legal Elite 2020
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • American Association of Attorneys - Premier DUI
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  • MVTL - Top 25
  • NAFLA - Top Ten Ranking 2015
  • AATA - Premier 100
  • AIFLA - 10 Best 2015
  • TGDWW - Top Lawyer 2015
  • ASLA 2015 Top 40 Lawyer Under 40
  • AIPIA - 10 Best 2018 Law Firm
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  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 Criminal Defense
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 Divorce
  • TNTL Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • RUE Ratings Best Attorneys of America - 2015

Why Jetton & Meredith?

A Passionate Defense Of Your Rights
  • Numerous Professional Awards & Recognitions

  • Proven Track Record of Successful* Case Results

  • Unique & Personalized Approach to Each Case

  • Consultations Available on Evenings & Weekends

  • Well-Established Family Roots in Charlotte, NC

  • Decades of Combined Legal Experience

  • Unwavering Dedication to Client Satisfaction

  • Highly Respected within the Legal Community