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Hello Tina, I would like to initiate my devorce procedure and need some preliminary consultation about possible alimony?

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Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 3 months ago
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We are separated since 2013. We both live in San Diego. I am retired with a very modest income. My husband is still working and his incomes about 10 the more than mine. No properties, just cars. Would it be possible to get a rough estimate of a possible alimony?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No, thanks, ***** ***** look for a free initial consultation.
Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 3 months ago

No. I'm afraid that would be impossible... the factors for alimony - whether you can work, how long you've been married, what it would take to get you "back on your feet to get a job," what you gave up for him to get ahead (if anything).

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