Category Archives: Spousal Support

Separate vs. Community Property Evaluation

When you divorce, you’re required to submit paperwork detailing the type, value and nature of your personal property. Determining whether an asset is separate or community property is the key to deciding who gets it, or if it needs to be divided between the two parties. In short, community property is acquired during the marriage […]

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Calculating Spousal and Child Support Using DissoMaster

Any time you go through a divorce, you have the ability to collaborate and negotiate with your spouse on every issue, including the amounts of child and spousal support you (or they) will pay. In some cases, though, couples will simply use default amounts for their situation. So, in California, how does the state calculate […]

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Can I Modify or Terminate Alimony?

In some divorce cases, a judge may award alimony, also known as “spousal support,” a kind of payment in which one spouse provides monetary support to the other to address income disparities and to ensure a consistent standard of living. Alimony arrangements can come in permanent or temporary varieties, and the amount will depend on […]

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How Is Divorce Spousal Support Awarded?

During the divorce process, there’s a variety of issues that the spouses will either negotiate in mediation sessions, or argue for in a court setting. Among those issues is spousal support, also known as alimony. This is a type of financial support paid by one spouse to another, with the purpose of allowing the recipient […]

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