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WHY Should I Consider a LEGAL SEPARATION?

Q. My Wife has filed for legal separation. Is this something that I should consider instead of divorce? TIP: A Judgment of Legal Separation can only granted where both parties agree and so consent to ...
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When do SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS commence after divorce?

Q. When do Social Security Benefits begin after I divorce, and what might I be entitled to? A. Although retirement benefits can begin at age 62, the amount received will be at least 20 percent less ...
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Are SOCIAL SECURITY benefits income for purposes of SUPPORT calculations?

Q. Are my social security benefits includible as income to me for purposes of my spousal support and child support application? Pursuant to California Family Code section 4058 gross income for ...
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What SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS may be paid to CHILDREN?

Q. My former husband is very ill. If he dies, what Social Security Benefits may our two children be entitled to? Social security benefits may be paid to children when one parent becomes disabled, ...
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What SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS are paid upon the DEATH of a SPOUSE after DIVORCE

Q. What widow's benefits exist from Social Security if my former spouse dies? In order to qualify for derivative widow (widower) Social Security benefits, a couple must have been married for at ...
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SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS and REMARRIAGE for divorced spouses

Q. I would like more information on my social security benefits in divorce if I remarry. A divorced person may receive social security benefits in one of two ways: (1) upon retirement based upon that ...
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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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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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