Alimony and Spousal Maintenance Attorney in Rochester, Michigan

What is your approach in negotiating spousal support matters?

Rochester, MI family law attorney Daniel Marchese talks about his approach in negotiating spousal support matters.

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so if i represent the person
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asking for spousal support then i follow
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the guidelines that i mentioned from
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marginsoft
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so when i put the numbers in the program
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it will prognosticate a number that’s
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the basis for what my client is asking
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for
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i also have to look at factors like what
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else is my client receiving
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how long does my client really need
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spousal support so then i always
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approach things with
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a best case scenario and a worst case
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scenario and i set my clients
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expectation for that
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when i represent the person who will be
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paying spousal support
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then we sit down and have a very frank
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discussion in the beginning of our
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consultation
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or representation that says here’s your
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worst case scenario
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and then we try to do our best from
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there to try to minimize the number
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and to find ways to argue that the
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amount that’s provided on the
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prognosticator is not appropriate
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in this circumstance or if it is
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appropriate then my client has to
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prepare
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that that’s the amount that you’re going
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to have to pay and for how long you’re
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going to have to pay it

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