Divorce is a journey in and of itself and might be made more complicated by certain aspects. If you are going through a divorce with a disabled spouse, you want to ensure that even after divorce, they will be taken care of on a financial and physical level. You want to ensure that all responsibilities… Continue reading →
Archive for the ‘Spousal Support’ Category
Divorce: What it Can do and What it Cannot do for You
If you have been thinking about divorce, there is probably good reason – and moving forward may be in your best interest. However, there are also many reasons why a divorce can turn into a complicated matter, or be far from what you expected. Yes, divorce can sometimes be unpleasant, as it involves huge, complicated… Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
How Long Does it Take to Receive Spousal Support?
Spousal support or alimony must be decided to be awarded to the spouse that either doesn’t have employment or doesn’t earn as much money as the other spouse and may not be capable of supporting themselves without some kind of financial assistance from the other spouse. Alimony is often awarded by the courts or sometimes… Continue reading →
Does Adultery Affect Spousal Support?
Divorce is a complicated and emotional process, and when adultery is involved, things get even more difficult. While adultery may not affect the initial divorce, it can truly have an impact on spousal support orders and payments. California is a no-fault divorce state, meaning you do not have to give a definitive reason for the… Continue reading →
What is “Spousal Support?” It is the same is Alimony?
Spousal support refers to when one spouse transfers money or assets to another spouse after divorce. It may also be referred to as “alimony” or “maintenance.” The function of spousal support is to prevent a spouse from experiencing a decrease in standard of living after a divorce. Sometimes, one of the spouses has been out… Continue reading →
Under What Circumstances will the Court Award Alimony in California?
Alimony or “spousal support” is when one spouse makes payments to another spouse after divorce or separation. It involves an agreement or court order that makes one spouse obligated to pay a specified amount to the other, and it should be filed before any actually payments are made to prevent disputes about payments or amount… Continue reading →
Determining Factors: Spousal Support Payments
Spousal support refers to when one spouse transfers money or assets to another spouse after divorce. It may also be referred to as “alimony” or “maintenance.”The function of spousal support is to prevent a spouse from experiencing a decrease in standard of living after a divorce. Sometimes, one of the spouses has been out of… Continue reading →