Helping You Reach a Fair Spousal Support Arrangement
Most divorces in California involve issues of spousal support (also called "alimony"). Without an experienced lawyer representing your interests, you may end up receiving less or paying more than is fair.
At the Law Offices of Susan L. Jeffries & Associates, we provide knowledgeable representation and reasoned, balanced counsel. We help our clients make good decisions during an emotionally difficult time. Call us today at 866-921-9692 or contact us via e-mail to schedule an initial consultation with one of our attorneys.
From 1993 to 2003, Susan L. Jeffries was named "Best Lawyer" in the East Bay by the Alameda Times Star. To find out what, see "What Makes us the Best?"
A Strong Financial Background
For the first 10 years of her legal career (from 1980 to 1990), Susan L. Jeffries worked as a tax attorney for Chevron. She also has a master of laws degree in taxation. Although divorce is an intensely financial process, very few family law attorneys have significant experience dealing with complex financial issues. Even fewer can match the clear counsel and dedication Ms. Jeffries offers to our clients. Her knowledge and skill allow us to:
- Assess each spouse's need for or ability to pay spousal support
- Uncover sources of income that one spouse attempts to hide from the other
- Arrive at a fair amount of temporary spousal support to be paid while the divorce is in progress
The state of California uses a statutory formula that takes 12 different factors into account when determining how much spousal support should be paid. If any of those factors are inaccurately assessed, or if false information makes its way into the calculation, then the spousal support arrangement that results will be unfair to one of the parties.
Our experienced lawyers can protect your rights. Our office is located in Alameda, California, and we represent clients throughout Oakland and the East Bay. For an initial consultation, call 866-921-9692 or contact our offices online.