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Blog Posts in December, 2009

My New Wife Works. Can this NEW MATE INCOME Be Used to Increase my CHILD SUPPORT?

Q. I have two children from a previous marriage. I remarried two years ago, and my new spouse earns $8,500 month. While my hours have been reduced during this recession and my monthly gross averages ...
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How Are SOCIAL SECURITY benefits Treated In DIVORCE?

Q. How are Social Securities Benefits Divided in Divorce? Social Security Benefits are included in the definition of "income available for support" of Family Code section 4058. That means ...
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What is permanent SPOUSAL SUPPORT in California?

Q. What rights do I have to permanent spousal support? I live in Palm Desert, CA. Suzanne A. Permanent spousal support is not usually "permanent," although it can be in cases of very long ...
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How is TEMPORARY SPOUSAL SUPPORT Determined in California?

Q. How is temporary spousal support calculated in California? Temporary "Pendente Lite" Spousal Support Awards in CA Divorce In order to be entitled to spousal support, parties must be ...
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ENFORCING SUPPORT ORDERS in California

Enforcing California Child Support and Alimony Orders As a private person, you have a host of remedies. Some require the assistance of an attorneys, other may not depending upon your relative interest ...
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GRANDPARENT CUSTODY in California.

Grandparent Custody and Visitation There are a number of important aspects to nonparent custody and visitation which deal with the rights of people who are not biological or legal parents of children ...
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How Do I CHANGE VENUE in a divorce?

Q.: My wife moved to the desert with our two sons about 5 months ago. Up to that time, we were living together at our home near Watsonville in Santa Cruz county, where I still live. Yesterday she ...
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