Do I use no adjustment, fixed shares, or floating shares? This is for pendente lite support. What's the standard setting for a normal case? Each of these figures change the amount of spousal support.
In my experience I generally use "no adjustment"; however, you can argue to use any of the settings that apply to the facts of your case. You can request the court consider using any of those settings as appropriate. Just be prepared to address why one amount is appropriate over the other. In my experience the courts will use the standard/automatic settings unless good cause is shown why it should be different. That is always fact specific. Please consult with a local family law attorney in your area for more detailed information specific to your case. Hope this helps.
If there was a "standard setting for a normal case," these variables would not be in the program. You need to choose the adjustment method that fits the facts of your situation.
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