How is legal separation different from divorce?
Like many other states, California affords couples who want to live apart the option of pursuing a legal separation instead of a divorce. Probably the biggest difference between a legal separation and a divorce is that, in the case of a legal separation, the couple legally remains married. Otherwise, though, legal separations and divorces work […]
Obtaining a temporary or permanent spousal support order
Spousal support is a court-ordered certain amount of support money that one legally separated partner must pay the other each month. This support is also known as alimony. In California, in order for the court to order spousal support, there must be an established court case. You may ask the court to order spousal support […]