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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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The “Cheshire Cat” of Imputed Income

Family law permits the court to impute income to a non-working or under-employed parent or spouse for the purpose of…

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Step-Down In Spousal Support Orders

After a marriage of 18 years and then paying spousal support for 13 years, a California court modified support, but…

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Spousal Support, Does It Ever End

There is a presumption in California Law that a marriage of ten years is deemed to be a long term…

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