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Alimony/Spousal Support

San Fernando Valley Alimony Attorneys

Providing Honest & Trustworthy Advocacy

Divorce can present a major challenge to an individual’s way of life, especially if he or she has relied on a spouse’s income throughout a marriage. In many cases, one partner is eligible to receive spousal support payments to help maintain the standard of living they enjoyed during their marriage.

At Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation, our San Fernando Valley alimony attorneys are committed to helping clients receive a fair spousal support settlement. Joy Kraft Miles uses her skills as a family law certified specialist to lead the team in advocating for our clients through even the toughest of legal matters. With over 130 years of experience handling family law cases, our firm can provide the compassionate and reliable representation that you need during this time.

For personalized legal advocacy you can trust, contact our divorce lawyers based in Woodland Hills at (818) 462-5076. New clients receive a free 15-minute consultation.

Alimony in California

Alimony PaymentThe purpose of alimony is to alleviate any unfair financial burden that may come upon a non-working or lower-earning spouse after a divorce. Spousal support payments can vary greatly in amount and duration and are determined based on a variety of factors.

When determining an alimony order, the court will consider the:

  • Age and health of the spouses
  • Earning capacity of each spouse
  • Standard of living during the marriage
  • Duration of the marriage
  • Assets and obligations of each party
  • Immediate and specific tax consequences to each party
  • History of any domestic violence

Keep in mind that alimony is not guaranteed for either partner. Alimony awards are finalized by the court.

Contact Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation

Whether you are planning to receive alimony or pay alimony, our San Fernando Valley spousal support attorneys are here to help skillfully guide you through the entire process and make sure that your rights are protected.

To speak with one of our experienced divorce lawyers, call (818) 462-5076 today. We look forward to providing you with the advice and advocacy you need.

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WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS
HAVE TO SAY?

  • Very blessed to have had Joy as my representation, I recommend her to anybody looking for an attorney of confidence, intelligence, honest, and many steps ahead of the opposition - Joy is superb!

    “Joy is the most marvelous attorney in Los Angeles. From the start she gave a thorough consultation which included both a Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Divorce, she answered many of my questions such as having the notice of related cases, DVRO questions, divorce inquiries, which other law offices I contacted did not inform me of (even with consulting) thus indicating for me, she was the one. She is passionate about her position - which is of high importance to me - especially dealing with a traumatic DVRO, she is delicate and professional. I was quite impressed with her experience in dv/family law - always accruing other information and creative thinking as the cases move. I am so happy with selecting Joy - an empowering woman and attorney who definitely encouraged my confidence going into a very detrimental case, DVRO and Divorce, at the same time.. coming out with a victory, graciously to the thoughtfulness of Joy. The case was stipulated in half the time, which was very beneficial and most importantly: kept me protected. Very blessed to have had Joy as my representation, I recommend her to anybody looking for an attorney of confidence, intelligence, honest, and many steps ahead of the opposition - Joy is superb!”

    S.M.

  • She will go out of her way to help you out!

    “Very nice and helpful lady, she helped me out a lot. I recommend everyone to her, she will go out of her way to help you out!”

    Alberto

  • Although divorce is obviously an extremely stressful and overwhelming situation, Joy helped me feel empowered.

    “I highly recommend Joy Kraft Miles! She assisted me with my divorce. Although divorce is obviously an extremely stressful and overwhelming situation, Joy helped me feel empowered. She was extremely efficient, thorough and professional. I am highly impressed by her and recommend anyone that is going through a divorce (although I hope you don't have to) to use her services! Thank you Joy for your assistance!”

    Megan

  • Attorney Joy Kraft Miles's character and professionalism are above reproach.

    “I am a baby boomer who found himself in a legal battle for my children (infant twins). There were many issues that weighed against me getting custody of my children.

    1. My age vs. the mother's age.
    2. The fact that I live on the east coast.
    3. There were paternity issues.
    4. A lot of accusations made against me which were not true.
    5. A move away order to another country.

    Just to name a few.

    I felt overwhelmed and lost for 8 months and did not know if I was going to be able to get my children or ever see them again. Through it all, Attorney Joy Kraft Miles and her team stayed the course and amassed all of the documentation to prove that the truth was not being told by the mother. They presented a defense that was structured and exact. While opposing counsel was not as prepared. Their hard work paid off, I now have custody of my children. Opposing counsel also was asking for an ungodly amount of money, they wanted me to pay for her legal fees. That was also taken off the table because of the amount of work and fact-finding by Attorney Joy Kraft Miles and her firm. The entire firm from her Mother on down makes you feel like family, which I have to tell you made this a lot easier for me. Attorney Joy Kraft Miles's character and professionalism are above reproach. If you ever find yourself up against a wall and you don't know where to turn look no further than Attorney Joy Kraft Miles.

    Samuel

  • Best litigator by far and to make things better she cares about her clients and strives to have you walking away happy.

    “After having lost twice, I saw no hope in sight. I just wanted to be around my son more. I came to Kraft Miles with just my courage and she immediately gave me hope. My ex hired an extremely strong attorney. I'd gone through one attorney that sucked and tried to represent myself on the 2nd time around, only to be taken for a ride by my ex's attorney. Ms. Kraft Miles came in and turned it around. She won my case and got me almost a month of extra vacation time a year with my son. She is uber-confident and knowledgeable. Best litigator by far and to make things better she cares about her clients and strives to have you walking away happy. This attorney is rare and I can promise you she is a 1 out of 100 type of lawyer.”

    Former Client

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  • Se habla español.

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  • Representation is fairly priced.