Understanding spousal support
Couples getting ready to work through the divorce process may be wondering what each is going to walk away with. One of the things often up for discussion is spousal support, or alimony, which is often paid by one spouse to the other. It’s not something offered in every divorce case in San Francisco, and the court will look at certain […]
How does the marriage’s duration factor in with spousal support?
Spousal support can be a contentious issue in a California divorce. Many factors are considered if one spouse is requesting it and the other spouse is disputing how much he or she should pay. While income, savings, education and whether there are children are factors to consider, one understated part of the determination is the […]
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 […]
How is spousal support determined in California?
Although when a California couple enter a marriage with the understanding that it will last a lifetime, this isn’t always the case. Many California couples’ marriages unfortunately end in a divorce. A divorce can be one of the most emotionally traumatic times of a person’s life and it can be hard for a person to […]
MANIMONY: When Women Provide Spousal Support
“A Gut Wrenching Decision for Jewish Men” In the past six years, our Family Law firm has witnessed a spike in the numbers of divorcing men who must decide whether to pursue either interim support or long term support from their soon to be former spouse. Ten years ago this issue would have been an […]