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Modifying Spousal Maintenance in Bellevue

If you're struggling to make ends meet after getting divorced, it may be possible to seek a modification of spousal support. There are two scenarios relative to this issue:

  • You want to increase the amount of alimony you receive from your ex.
  • You want to decrease the amount of alimony you pay to an ex.

No matter which scenario applies to you, it's important to understand that modifying spousal maintenance is never easy. There are specific laws in Washington that apply to changes in alimony, and our Bellevue spousal support modification lawyers can help you understand how they apply to your situation.

Washington Law states that spousal support amounts may only be modified when there is a “significant change in circumstances.” Obviously, there is a lot of gray area in this definition, and the court will ultimately decide whether the modification is upheld or denied. Some situations that could qualify as a significant change in circumstances include:

  • Debilitating health problems or illness
  • Loss of employment
  • Other situations that cause major financial distress

To find out whether your situations qualifies for a modification in alimony, contact one of our Bellevue spousal maintenance lawyers today. We will help you address this issue while working diligently to protect your legal rights.

If you need quick financial relief, you don't have any time to lose

Situations sometimes arise that make it impossible to get by financially. These kinds of financial issues require quick solutions. If you don't seek a modification of support quickly, your debt could soon spiral out of control. Even worse, after enough time passes you have no chance of ever getting back on your feet financially.

Our Bellevue alimony attorneys understand that when you need financial assistance, you don't have any time to lose. Simply give us a call and we will help you ascertain whether your level of support can be modified in some way.

We offer a free consultation on all matters involving alimony modification

Can you petition the court for a modification of spousal support? Get the answer to this question by contacting our law office today for a free consultation. With more than 50 years of collective legal experience in Washington State's family court, we can help you address this sensitive issue with the urgency it commands.

Contact a qualified lawyer from the Washington Family Law Group today and get the information you need to make an informed decision regarding any alimony issue. If you choose to retain one of our Washington alimony lawyers, they will work tirelessly to protect your financial interests in family court.

Get the help you need today by speaking with an experienced attorney without any obligation. We are here to help you address any serious family law matter, including those involving alimony and other forms of support.

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Laurie has worked on my very challenging and contentious divorce and I could not have asked for a better family law attorney. She was able to handle all of the twists and turns of my case with ease. I highly recommend Laurie to anyone looking for an excellent, ethical and hard working counselor. Chandler
Laurie is an incredible divorce lawyer! She did an amazing job with my divorce, and it was a real dog fight the whole way. She is a true fighter. And you can tell that she really cares about her family law clients and the results that she achieves for them. John
My lawyer guided me through a very challenging time in my life when I was going through my divorce. She worked hard and explained every step of the way what was going on so I could understand the process. I was very happy with her work. Barbel