Often in divorce proceedings a vocational assessment is needed to determine a spouse’s earning capacity. Earning capacity impacts the resolution of the economic aspects of a divorce, including both alimony and often child support.
The vocational expert evaluates the employability of an individual for the purpose of assessing their ability to obtain employment and earn an income. Vocational assessments may be necessary to determine the amount of support a spouse can contribute to his or her own support and support of the children. Solutions Northwest, Inc. offers comprehensive vocational assessments that determine the true extent of an individual’s physical and cognitive ability to work. Our assessments are as elementary, or complex and detailed, as necessary to address the unique circumstances of any given case.
These elements are appropriately combined to deliver a thorough vocational assessment worthy of legal scrutiny. Our assessments provide a complete picture of how an individual’s knowledge, skills and abilities translate into an ability to obtain and maintain employment.
In the case where a person is not employable based on transferable skills or needs to build more skills, return to work options, training costs and supporting labor marker information can be provided to assist in the return to work process.