LEGAL ALLIES, TRUSTED PARTNERS

When does spousal support end?

Spousal support is generally not something the court will award for a lifetime except in rare cases. It is a maintenance payment to help one spouse financially after a divorce when the other spouse is in a better financial situation. Because of the intention of this...

How will a judge determine my spousal support?

If there is a significant disparity between the incomes of you and your partner, a judge may award you spousal support as a component of your divorce proceedings.  California recognizes two basic types of alimony: temporary and permanent spousal support. The amount...