LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Anthony Payman Azemika | Aug 2, 2014

Misdemeanor No Contest Can Mean No Support

In affirming a Trial Court’s decisions, a California Court of Appeals has ruled that Trial Court may consider Mother’s misdemeanor conviction for spousal battery in determining whether to order Father to pay her spousal support, even though that conviction was based on a no contest plea.

Additional resources provided by the author

Rate this guide


Avvo child custody email series

Sign up to receive a 10-part series of useful information and legal advice about the divorce process.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?


Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer