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Spousal Support Consultations in Beckley, WV

Turn to the Fragile Law Firm for a Supportive Alimony Attorney

Fragile Law Firm offers spousal support consultations in Beckley, WV. In today’s tough economic times, some couples who are separated and even divorced may continue living in the same household. For many others though, this type of arrangement is not a workable option. A significant number of those separating and divorcing turn to spousal support.

In West Virginia, the court will weigh a variety of statutory factors that help determine spousal support. In fact, one of the first factors is that the spouses live ‘separate and apart from each other.’ Bring your alimony-related questions to the experienced attorneys at Fragile Law Firm to find out more. Call (304) 362-6594 or contact us today to schedule a spousal support consultation.

Fault-Based Divorce and West Virginia Alimony Decisions

Clients may wonder whether fault-based factors, such as adultery, come into play when making alimony decisions. As mentioned, there are multiple factors the court will consider. In fault-based divorce the judge does take adultery into account. The judge may adjust the amount or duration of an alimony award.

Additional types of fault-based divorce in West Virginia beyond claims of adultery may include:

  • Felony conviction
  • Permanent or incurable insanity of one spouse
  • Desertion for more than six months
  • Habitual drunkenness or drug addiction
  • Cruel or inhuman treatment

Some other factors in deciding whether to award alimony are:

  • Length of the marriage
  • Age and health of the spouses
  • Standard of living
  • Education level and ability to earn income
  • …and more.

Spousal Support or Alimony in Raleigh, Boone, and Kanawha Counties

The Fragile Law Firm serves clients living in Raleigh, Boone, and Kanawha counties. We encourage you to contact us for the spousal support you need. Our attorneys are proud to share knowledge with and represent clients in West Virginia seeking alimony or spousal support.