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  • Duration Frustration: How Long Is a Payor on the Hook for Spousal Support Payments?
    Duration Frustration: How Long Is a Payor on the Hook for Spousal Support Payments?

    In California, a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage opens a case. A Judgment is the document that closes a case. A Judgment can be reached by agreement (Marriage Settlement Agreement, also known as ...

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  • What Factors Are Used in a Spousal Support Cases?
    What Factors Are Used in a Spousal Support Cases?

    It can happen to the greatest of couples and is never an easy matter to deal with, but separation and divorce are a reality that many spouses and domestic partnerships face. Tied into the emotional ...

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  • What Are the Elements of a California Divorce?
    What Are the Elements of a California Divorce?

    These days, divorces is a relatively common, yet despite this, every divorce is different. These differences notwithstanding, there are some common elements that are common to all divorces. PROPERTY ...

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  • Effect of Retirement on Spousal Support
    Effect of Retirement on Spousal Support

    Financial matters such as spousal support are some of the hotly contested issues in family law. Parties are encouraged to settle such issues on their own but when they are unable to arrive at an ...

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  • Husband of Presley Heir Requesting $40k Monthly Spousal Support
    Husband of Presley Heir Requesting $40k Monthly Spousal Support

    The husband of the only daughter of Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley, is asking for $40,000 a month in spousal support. Michael Lockwood, the soon to be ex-husband, and former musical director, has ...

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  • Divorce Law Considers Intent to Separate for Purposes of Fixing Date of Separation
    Divorce Law Considers Intent to Separate for Purposes of Fixing Date of Separation

    MARITAL VS. NON-MARITAL Divorcing couples often encounter issues in the distribution of marital assets, particularly in identifying which properties are marital and non-marital. The distinction is ...

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