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Fullerton Spousal Support Attorney Hugh Douglas Whittemore

Diamoond Bar Divorce Attorney Hugh Douglas WhittemoreThe Law Office of Fullerton Spousal Support Lawyer Hugh Douglas Whittemore has been aggressively representing clients in spousal support cases for more than 35 years.

A highly skilled and knowledgeable attorney, Mr. Whittemore is a respected attorney who has earned a reputation for excellence within the local legal community. He possesses the requisite experience necessary to help you obtain fair and reasonable results when spousal support is in dispute.

Contact the Law Office of Fullerton Spousal Support Attorney Doug Whittemore at (714) 870-9197 to make an appointment for a comprehensive, in-office consultation. Mr. Whittemore will meet with you to address your concerns, answer your questions, and provide you with an honest and up-front case analysis.

Lawyer Doug Whittemore is pleased to provide highly personalized representation to all of his clients. You will be kept updated regarding the status and progress of your spousal support matter, and will be notified immediately if circumstances arise which may impact the outcome of your case.  


Alimony Attorney & Spousal Support Lawyer in Fullerton

Unlike child support, spousal support is not automatically granted under California law. When making a ruling regarding whether or not spousal support will be assigned, the court will examine several factors as set forth in Family Code § 4320. The determinative factors are case specific and require an in-depth analysis of the following: Fullerton Spousal Support Attorney Hugh Douglas Whittemore

Another pertinent issue is the length of the marriage. Long term marriages may result in the permanent award of alimony, ending only upon the death of the supported spouse or their remarriage.

If the marriage lasted less than 10 years, the courts will typically award spousal support (if at all) for no longer than the length of the marriage or half the time the marriage was intact.

Spousal support may be modified at any time if the party seeking a modification is able to successfully demonstrate a change in circumstances has occurred, thereby warranting an upward or downward modification of the previous court order.

Mr. Whittemore can handle your spousal support modification, even if he did not represent you in your divorce or subsequent proceedings.

Obtaining favorable results in a spousal support matter requires the skills of a highly experienced lawyer. Fullerton Spousal Support Attorney Doug Whittemore possesses an in-depth understanding of California’s spousal support statutes and judicial decisions that define how and when alimony should be granted.

Mr. Whittemore will thoroughly analyze the facts of your case and formulate a strategy designed to obtain the most favorable results possible on your behalf.  

Contact Fullerton Spousal Support Attorney Hugh Whittemore for a Consultation

For answers to all of your spousal support questions, please complete our Family Law Case Evaluation Form or call (714) 870-9197 to make an appointment for an in-depth personal consultation with Attorney Hugh Douglas Whittemore.

The Law Office of Hugh Douglas Whittemore proudly represents clients in a broad range of Family Law matters in Fullerton and throughout the surrounding communities. He has the skills and knowledge required to assist you with your spousal support action and any subsequent modification proceedings.

246 W. Commonwealth Ave.

Fullerton, CA 92832

Phone: (714) 870-9197


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