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Is Spousal Support Like a Source Of Income In Divorce?

It often happens that during a marriage the wife sacrifices her career to become a homemaker. In some cases, the husband also sacrifices big career choices for the family. But after a divorce such individuals find it hard to get … Continue reading

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How Long Before You Can Receive Spousal Support In A California Divorce?

This is a point that concerns many couples who are facing divorce proceedings in the State of California. The answer to how long you must wait for spousal support depends on understanding the distinction between temporary and permanent spousal support … Continue reading

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When Can Spousal Maintenance Be Modified?

Absent any language stating otherwise, the terms of a spousal maintenance agreement are modifiable when either party has a significant change of circumstances. Examples include a change in: Employment status; Income; Marital status; Tax implications of the agreement; or The … Continue reading

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How Does Spousal Support Work For Military Personnel?

Military personnel have special rules during divorce as compared to civilians. One of the rules decide how the pension gets divided for military members. The division depends on many factors. One of them is the state laws which may not … Continue reading

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Professional Who Changes His Career Focus Receives Minimal Spousal Support Relief

In my view the heaviest family litigation traffic amongst aging boomers will be in reviews, variations, and applications to terminate spousal support, based on section 17 of the Divorce Act. The Hepburn case is illustrative of this prediction. (Hepburn v. … Continue reading

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