At any time during a divorce proceeding, you can ask the court to give you relief while the divorce is pending. This is particularly important for stay-at-home spouses who may have left the workforce and are financially dependent on their partner. This relief can allow you to continue to receive financial support from your spouse while the divorce continues. Remember, contested divorces can often drag on for longer than a year, so this type of relief, if needed, can be indispensable.
Relief you can ask for includes asking the court to:
Not everyone will be entitled to this relief. If you would like to learn more, please contact our firm and we will be happy to answer any questions.