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Blog Posts in March, 2010

What is GUIDELINE SUPPORT in California?

Q. How is child support calculated in California? I have heard about "Guideline Support" but am wondering what this means? Robyn, "please don't mention my city", CA In 1993 ...
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I am remarried. How does my NEW MATE'S INCOME affect my SPOUSAL SUPPORT or CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION?

Q. I remarried in August, 2009, and my new wife is a doctor. She has one child from her prior marriage and I have two. I am still paying my former wife alimony and child support. We largely depend ...
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What does a VOLUNTARY DECLARATION OF PATERNITY (VDOP) do in California?

Q. My ex girlfriend gave birth to our son three years ago. I was at the hospital and signed a document they handed me that said I was the father. We never married. We lived together for another year, ...
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Is a WAIVER OF SPOUSAL SUPPORT in a PRENUP VALID?

Q. Before I married we signed a prenup that says I waived any right to spousal support. Is this valid? Clarissa, Carmel, CA Maybe yes, maybe no. Sections 1612 and 1615 of the California Family Code ...
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BIFURCATION of MARITAL STATUS

Q. If I have a California divorce case pending but there has been no final judgment, is it possible to terminate the marital status so that I can remarry? Terminating Marital Status Before the ...
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