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 →
The Elements of Divorce: What It Can and Can’t Do
If you have started the divorce process, then you probably know what to expect when it comes to some aspects. You may know what friends or family have gone through in divorce, or have watched it happen on television – but are you prepared for your own? What should you expect and what shouldn’t you… Continue reading →
Legal Mistakes to Avoid When Going Through a Divorce
There are many mistakes that couples can make during the divorce process, especially when they decide to go it alone. This is why it is always recommended that you have an experienced attorney on your side through every step of the process. Perhaps you have fears of settling for too little, or making decisions that… Continue reading →
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 →
Division of Assets When You Are an Older Divorcing Couple
When you think of divorce, you probably picture a younger couple. However, this is not always the case, as sometimes older couples receive divorces as well. In fact, according to the Bowling Green State University, divorce rates for individuals 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. A lot of these divorces happen to couples… Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
4 Things to Know Before Filing for Divorce in 2015
It is common knowledge these days that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. For many married couples, divorce is the best option for getting out of an unhappy situation and starting fresh for the future. However, no two divorces are the same, and it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you start… Continue reading →