Either the petitioner or the respondent can request spousal support in California. Spousal support, also known as alimony, is based on a number of factors. Some factors are the gross income of both parties, the number of dependents, annual child support payments and healthcare premiums paid. … Read more about California Spousal Support
Divorce and Temporary Orders
Many people are confused when it comes to 'temporary orders' and 'permanent orders'. When a Divorce is filed, the parties may need or want 'temporary orders' while the Divorce proceeds through the court. A Divorce may take more than a year to get to the trial phase (if the parties are not in … Read more about Divorce and Temporary Orders
When to Use a Request for Order
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=E5sGh_jlk-Q Length: 02:12 Read more: When to Use a Request for Order A Request for Order has a number of purposes:1.temporary orders for spousal support, child support or custody & visitation while a Divorce or Legal Separation is … Read more about When to Use a Request for Order
So Your Spouse won’t Talk to You
There are times when one or both parties wish to Divorce or Legally Separate but one spouse refuses to speak with the other. This situation may involve children or it may not. However, the Divorce or Legal Separation can still be addressed and completed in court. The first step is to file for … Read more about So Your Spouse won’t Talk to You
Divorce after a Long Marriage
In California, a long marriage is defined as one that is over 10 years. This is calculated from the date of marriage to the date of separation. 'Separation' does not necessarily mean a 'legal separation', which is not required in order to Divorce in California. The definition of 'separation' … Read more about Divorce after a Long Marriage
The Truth about Spousal Support
Spousal support works both ways i.e. either spouse can be awarded spousal support. The award is either temporary and/or permanent. When the parties are in agreement, one of our Family Law Lawyers will prepare an agreement that states the amount of spousal support that will be paid each month and … Read more about The Truth about Spousal Support
How Important is the Name on the Deed of a California Property?
The name on the deed of property in California is very important. If there is only one person who owns the property and that person is not married, then ownership is very clear. However, if the person who is on the deed is married and the spouse's name is not on the deed, then complications can … Read more about How Important is the Name on the Deed of a California Property?
How to Get Spousal Support?
Spousal Support, also called Alimony, is a specified amount of money given to a spouse at certain intervals, usually monthly, over a period of time, as part of a Divorce. A Spousal Support award is based on a number of factors, some of which are: an evaluation of each spouse’s income the … Read more about How to Get Spousal Support?