Spousal Support Archives - Reape-Rickett
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Don’t Wait to File a Modification of Support

If your income has been affected by the public health crisis, you can file for a modification of child support and or spousal support now. It is imperative to file for a modification of support soon after a job loss or significant pay reduction because the Court can’t back-date modifications.

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Factors That Determine Spousal Support

Clients often ask, “Who gets spousal support?”. The answer is relatively simple: Spouses! However, it is more complex than that,…

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How the 2017 Tax Bill Impacts Spousal Support

Prior to the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, spousal support payments made under a divorce or…

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You Have A Judgment For Support, Now What?

Oftentimes I hear these exact words when consulting with family law clients. They have been to court and awarded by…

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When Does Spousal Support End?

Clearly the answer to that question depends on your situation. If you’re paying spousal support, the answer is “Not soon…

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When Does Spousal Support End?

This is an often confusing area of the law for many litigants. Part of the reason for this confusion is…

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What Does The Court Want Me To Show In Order To Extend My Spousal Support Under A Richmond-type Spousal Support Order?

In the case, Khera and Sameer, (2012) 206 Cal.App.4th 1464, we learn what evidence does not amount to a showing…

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Waiver Of Support In Premarital Agreements

Many family law practitioners when drafting premarital agreements advised against and stayed away from any attempt to limit, modify or…

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Two Bites

Imagine the following situation: After a long term marriage (more than ten [10] years), the parties enter into a Stipulation…

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The Effect of Cohabitation on Spousal Support

If you are paying spousal support to your former spouse and your former spouse starts living with someone of the…

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