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You Have A Judgment For Support, Now What?

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?

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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How and When Can I End Spousal Support?

How and When Can I End Spousal Support?

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

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Waiver Of Support In Premarital Agreements

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

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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To Prenup or Not to Prenup?

To Prenup or Not to Prenup?

Most everyone is familiar with a prenuptial agreement. However, most everyone is not familiar with the benefits of a prenuptial …

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The Effect of Cohabitation on Spousal Support

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

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

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

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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Spousal Support After A Ten-year Marriage

Spousal Support After A Ten-year Marriage

Many question obligations resulting from a ten (plus) year marriage, specifically, whether the length of the marriage requires one spouse …

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Spousal Support 101

Spousal Support 101

There are two types of spousal support: (1) Pendente Lite support, or “temporary” support, and (2) “Permanent” support. Temporary spousal …

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Request To Modify Support Orders

Request To Modify Support Orders

In these troubling economic times where job loss is unfortunately all too common, I have received numerous requests regarding modifying …

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Imputed Income: Get a “Real” Job

Imputed Income: Get a “Real” Job

During marriage (or domestic partnership) spouses (and domestic partners) have a duty to support each other as outlined by Family …

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I Want To Remarry My Ex Husband … I Think

I Want To Remarry My Ex Husband … I Think

The easiest way for the obligation of spousal support to end is if the supported party remarries. Almost always, there …

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