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How Long Do I Have To Support My Former Spouse?

How Long Do I Have To Support My Former Spouse?

There are three distinct components relating to the issue of payment of spousal support ...
How Does Divorce Affect Social Security Benefits

How Does Divorce Affect Social Security Benefits

Most Americans probably know that the Social Security Administration sends out annual ...
How Does A Court Determine The Amounts To Be Paid For Temporary Spousal Support

How Does A Court Determine The Amounts To Be Paid For Temporary Spousal Support

As Opposed to Permanent Spousal Support First, it must be noted that Courts have broad ...
Getting Spousal Support For Life (Or At Least Until Retirement)

Getting Spousal Support For Life (Or At Least Until Retirement)

After a 37 year marriage, Dr. Gordon Reynolds was ordered to pay his wife Polly, the sum ...
Do I Have To Pay My Spouse’s Attorney Fees?

Do I Have To Pay My Spouse’s Attorney Fees?

The California Family Code provides that in a family law case, the court can order one ...
Determining Support: Do We Use Earning Capacity Or Actual Earnings?

Determining Support: Do We Use Earning Capacity Or Actual Earnings?

It is sometimes an issue in dissolution actions whether or not support, be it child ...
Determining Spousal Support When There is Severance Pay

Determining Spousal Support When There is Severance Pay

Spousal support and Child support is often set based on the payor spouse’s base or ...
Defining Spousal Support (Formerly Known as Alimony)

Defining Spousal Support (Formerly Known as Alimony)

Spousal Support and Alimony are interchangeable terms, with “alimony” being a more, ...
Can A Spouse’s Failure To Become Self Supporting Warrant A Modification Of Support?

Can A Spouse’s Failure To Become Self Supporting Warrant A Modification Of Support?

Clients who are paying spousal support often become frustrated if it appears that their ...
Am I Entitled To Spousal Support?

Am I Entitled To Spousal Support?

California Family Code, Section 4320, sets forth the circumstances necessary to ...
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