Legal Advice for “Spousal Support Laws” — 145 results
Written by attorney Brett Wishart, over 3 years ago.
Should your divorce or legal separation include an order for spousal support (alimony)? The court may order monthly payments by one spouse to support the other spouse pending a divorce or... more
Written by attorney Jaye L. Samuels, about 1 year ago.
Why do I need an attorney at all? There are several reasons why having an attorney during the legal process is important. The most obvious is that a family law attorney has the education,... more
Written by attorney Daniel Williams, over 2 years ago.
he duration of spousal support is closely linked to the length of the marriage. Frequently, practitioners speak of the 'rule of thumb' that spousal support will last for one-half the length... more
Written by attorney John Montero, over 2 years ago.
Many parents have questions about the use of a child support calculator program in determining child support in California Courts.
There are several different brands of child support... more
Written by attorney Roberta Roberts, almost 5 years ago.
Ohio Courts consider various factors when deciding a spousal support case. These factors are outlined in Ohio Revised Code section 3105.18 and listed below: (C)(1) In determining whether... more
Written by attorney Kevin C. Johnson, over 2 years ago.
Michigandoes not use the term alimony, instead it uses spousal support. Spousal support can be awarded to either party and is a money or property allowance, separate from the marital... more
Written by attorney Mary Milek, almost 4 years ago.
One of the
hardest questions to answer with a new client is will I get or have to pay
alimony? I cant answer that with a yes
or no. I can give percentages based upon
the information... more
Written by attorney Christopher Buck, about 2 years ago.
Ex parte motions, or "emergency" motions, are exceedingly common in divorce and custody cases, much to the chagrin of Circuit Court judges. Literally meaning "without the [other] party,"... more
Written by attorney Erika Salerno, almost 5 years ago.
Spousal support or alimony, as it is commonly referred to, is a periodic payment made by one spouse to the other for that spouse's support and maintenance. Generally speaking, spousal... more
Written by attorney Howard A Snader, over 3 years ago.
Legislators are quick to enact new laws. In fact, 2012 brought in hundreds of new laws that became effective at the start of the New Year. The laws are created to reflect the changing needs... more