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When You Are Going Through Divorce With an Unemployed Husband

Nowadays, mothers and fathers sometimes work, or one parent stays at home. Many years ago, it was rare to see stay-at-home fathers; however, as times change, this becomes a reality. Legally, unemployed husbands are entitled to the same considerations that an unemployed wife would be in the same situation. However, when it comes down to… Continue reading →

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Will Our Divorce be Fast Since we Have no Children?

Divorce can be complicated when children are involved, including aspects like custody decisions and child support where necessary. If you are going through the divorce process but have no children, you may believe that this takes away one of the layers of a “common” divorce by today’s standards. However, you may find that divorce is… Continue reading →

Spousal Support: From Missed Payments to Changing an Order

Picture this: You and your spouse are going through divorce, but you aren’t sure how you’re going to financially support yourself when the divorce is finished. Because of this, the court will order something known as spousal support (or alimony), which orders the other partner to pay a certain amount of support each month. We… Continue reading →

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Can You Receive a Divorce Modification Over Any Issue?

At the Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we have experience in many aspects of the divorce process, from the very start to the end. With that being said, we have handled cases on the post-judgment modification of orders, such as in cases where you must modify the circumstances of your order based on changes… Continue reading →

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Can I Receive a Temporary Alimony Order Until Our Hearing?

Before your divorce actually takes place in court, you may find yourself in a position where you are struggling financially and wonder where you can turn. Fortunately, sometimes temporary spousal support (or alimony) can be given in the meantime until a court judgment. You could be left in a situation where you have very little… Continue reading →

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Ex Isn’t Paying Alimony: What Steps Can You Take?

Imagine this: You have been told you will receive alimony as part of your divorce settlement. Now picture a few months passing by and not receiving the alimony that you were promised. When your former spouse refuses to pay alimony, your first thought might be to speak with your family law attorney about what can… Continue reading →

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Temporary Alimony: Considerations and How Long it Lasts

Sometimes, alimony is permanent, especially in cases where one spouse is dealing with physical problems and can’t go back to work. However, temporary alimony is a bit different, and is received while litigation is pending. While the divorce is being finalized, the spouse receiving alimony is provided continued support by the dependent spouse. The court… Continue reading →

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Does the Length of a Marriage Have an Impact on Alimony?

The circumstances of your case will determine whether or not you will receive alimony, or spousal support, after a divorce. The length of your marriage will help determine many aspects of your case, including how much alimony you will get – if at all. But first, you should understand that there are two types of… Continue reading →

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Does Remarrying Affect Your Chances for Alimony in California?

As you probably already know, alimony is a type of financial support that may be offered to you during a divorce. Usually you will only be paid alimony by your ex-spouse for a short period of time or until other events take place. Courts will usually only order alimony to provide assistance to a spouse… Continue reading →

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