How Long Does Spousal Support Last in California?
Spousal support in California ends when a court order ends the payments. Support payments also end when one of the individuals dies. Likewise, if the person receiving spousal support gets remarried or registers a new domestic partnership, spousal support should end. The length of spousal support payments depends on numerous factors. Some individuals may be […]More
Can I Have a New Partner Move in During a Divorce?
Some states require spouses to prove “fault” for the divorce, such as adultery, abandonment, or abuse. California is one of several states that have no-fault divorce laws. A couple may file for divorce simply because they do not want to be married to each other any longer. As a result, judges are not interested in […]More
What Can I Do If My Child Support is Too High?
Being a parent is already a tough job. However, co-parenting with somebody else makes it even more complicated. Adding child support issues can make parenting tasks even more sensitive. Child support calculations are designed as a baseline level of support that can be applied across all cases. However, we understand that no situation can be […]More
5 Factors That Affect Child Custody Decisions
Child custody cases are some of the most emotional and hard-fought battles in family court. In most cases, each parent believes they are doing what’s best for the child. But, unfortunately, in a few cases, children are used as leverage and weapons by a vindictive spouse. Family courts in California always place the child’s best […]More
When Does Child Support Terminate and Under What Conditions in San Diego for a Paternity, Legal Separation or Divorce Case
Parents are expected to support their children financially. If the parents are not married or do not live together, the court may order one parent to make child support payments to the other parent. There are several ways child support can start. Likewise, several triggers end child support payments. If you are paying or receiving […]More