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Spousal Support

During divorce proceedings a court may award spousal support to one of the parties.  The purpose of spousal support is not to provide for any economic effects of the divorce by continuing to pay income to the individual who either does not have a job nor has a lower-paying one. Unlike child support, spousal support… Continue reading →

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Ending spousal support

When you are ordered to pay spousal support, it feels like you’ve been doing it forever – it will never end.  Don’t get alarmed; California law does not favor indefinite spousal support. The law allows you to revisit your spousal support order.  You can take action to reduce or eliminate your spousal support obligation.  If… Continue reading →