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I have been married for 37 years, 30 years we were together and 7 years separated. I filed for divorce and I am wondering how much alimony I get when the divorce is final

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

In california

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Yes

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Good afternoon,

I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. I have been a CA licensed attorney for more than 3 decades and I handle family law issues.

1. Has your spouse been supporting you while you have been separated?

2. What were each of your respective incomes when you separated?

3. Do you have an attorney representing you at this time?

Doug

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