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What can you do when your spouse is hiding assets?

Divorce can bring out the worst in people. Reasonable, levelheaded folk may revert to shady tactics to "win" the process. The fear of losing assets leads many people to conceal them during proceedings. But most attempts at hiding money prove unfruitful. Read the news...

Thinking about divorce? Talk to a lawyer sooner rather than later

People in difficult relationships often hope for the best. But is it wiser to prepare for the worst? Many partners think their situation will sort itself out. Others consider all the years they’ve had with their partner and believe their marriage can weather any...

Ohio has the second-highest opioid overdose rate

The opioid epidemic has plagued many states and the country as a whole for quite some time. Ohio is one of the states most affected by this crisis.In 2017, Ohio had over 4,200 overdoses related to opioids. This rate is almost three times the national average. One...

What NOT to do after a car accident

It’s winter in Ohio, so it’s an appropriate time of the year to discuss what to do in the case of an accident. Whether due to slick streets, distracted driving or a myriad of other reasons, the unfortunate truth is that most of us will be involved in at least one car...

Financial secrets can lead to divorce and impact its outcomes

Any type of lie or secret can be poison to a trusting relationship. However, lying about money can be one of the most dangerous types of deception for a marriage. Money problems are the second most common cause for divorce, just behind cheating on a...

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Divorce is a life-changing time where legally complex and emotionally charged issues arise between a couple. An attorney who fights to protect your rights and tailors solutions to your specific goals is important. At the law offices of Amy M. Levine & Associates, we start by listening to our clients to identify their needs and resolve their problems efficiently and cost-effectively.

Reaching A Spousal Support Agreement

Money-related issues can create tension between a divorcing couple, especially when it comes to spousal support, more commonly known as alimony. Both payers and payees are already looking at a new and uncertain chapter of their lives.

Contact Amy M. Levine & Associates to schedule a free initial consultation through our intake form or by calling 614-360-2942 in Columbus or 304-519-4354 in Huntington.

Unlike child support, spousal support is not governed by specific statutes. Determinations are based upon certain factors that include length of the marriage, income of both spouses and the financial needs of spouse receiving alimony. Continuing payments could provide for a transition to self-sufficiency or the agreement could be more long term.

It is important to note that the spouse receiving alimony will pay taxes on that “income” while the paying husband or wife will be able to write it off their taxes.

Throughout the entire process of your divorce, we will remain at your side, employing our resources, skills and knowledge to secure the results you seek. While mediating a settlement saves time and money, we will not hesitate to take any aspect of your divorce to trial.

At the law offices of Amy M. Levine & Associates, we recognize that not all of our clients enjoy significant assets. Some people need divorce counsel, but cannot afford a lawyer. For them, we provide pro bono services.

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New clients receive a free consultation from an experienced alimony attorney. Contact us online or call us at 614-360-2942 in Columbus or 304-519-4354 in Huntington. We offer payment plans.

Family Law

Amy M. Levine
View Profile

Our Latest Blog Posts

What can you do when your spouse is hiding assets?

Divorce can bring out the worst in people. Reasonable, levelheaded folk may revert to shady tactics to "win" the process. The fear of losing assets leads many people to conceal them during proceedings. But most attempts at hiding money prove unfruitful. Read the news...

Thinking about divorce? Talk to a lawyer sooner rather than later

People in difficult relationships often hope for the best. But is it wiser to prepare for the worst? Many partners think their situation will sort itself out. Others consider all the years they’ve had with their partner and believe their marriage can weather any...

Ohio has the second-highest opioid overdose rate

The opioid epidemic has plagued many states and the country as a whole for quite some time. Ohio is one of the states most affected by this crisis.In 2017, Ohio had over 4,200 overdoses related to opioids. This rate is almost three times the national average. One...

What NOT to do after a car accident

It’s winter in Ohio, so it’s an appropriate time of the year to discuss what to do in the case of an accident. Whether due to slick streets, distracted driving or a myriad of other reasons, the unfortunate truth is that most of us will be involved in at least one car...

Financial secrets can lead to divorce and impact its outcomes

Any type of lie or secret can be poison to a trusting relationship. However, lying about money can be one of the most dangerous types of deception for a marriage. Money problems are the second most common cause for divorce, just behind cheating on a...

Visit Our Blog

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