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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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The Truth Behind Men Receiving Alimony

Are you surprised to hear that 400,000 people in the United States receive post-divorce alimony at any point in time? Are you also surprised to hear that a small 3% of those people are men? The unfortunate truth of the matter is that 40% of households contain female breadwinners, which shows that hundreds of thousands… Continue reading →

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Can a Spousal Support Order be Changed in California?

You may think that a spousal support order is final when one has been granted to you – however, a change in circumstances can call for a change in your order as well. There are many reasons why you may need to modify alimony from either ends. Here are some of the most common reasons:… Continue reading →

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Court Considerations When Determining Spousal Support

When you and your spouse have discussed divorce in depth, you may feel as if it is time to make the giant leap into a new life. However, you may also be concerned about how you will support yourself. In the midst of divorce, finances will be a lot different. What happens if your spouse… Continue reading →

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