Does Spousal Support End if Your Former Spouse Remarries San Diego

Does Spousal Support End if Your Former Spouse Remarries in San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Does spousal support end if your former spouse remarries?  Here in San Diego and across California spousal support is ordered to level the financial playing field between the parties during and after a divorce.  Spousal support no longer provides the tax benefits it used to and is a substantial hit to any budget.  Have you learned your former spouse is …

How Do I Minimize the Amount of Spousal Support I Have to Pay?

What Should I Do to Minimize the Amount of Spousal Support I Have to Pay?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What should I do to minimize the amount of spousal support I have to pay?  There are a number of valid strategies to reduce the amount of a potential spousal support award.  First, a word of caution: Do not attempt to manipulate financial disclosures or artificially attempt to manipulate business earnings before a divorce.  Forensic accountants can easily spot these …

How Long Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support after a San Diego Divorce?

How Long Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support after a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

We are often asked “how long will I have to pay spousal support after a San Diego divorce?”  Is this going to last months?  Years?  Do I have to pay spousal support until they pass away or remarry? These are all valid questions.  Let’s begin with the question “why is spousal support awarded?”  Under California family law, spousal support is …

How Can I Get Spousal Support in a San Diego Divorce? Family Law

How Can I Get Spousal Support in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

You may be wondering “How can I get spousal support in a San Diego divorce?”  Spousal support is usually a tool the Family Court considers to level the financial playing field between the two parties.  While child support is fairly straight forward and based upon specific calculations, spousal support is much more vague and legally complex.  This is why it …

Is Spousal Support Ordered in Every San Diego Divorce

Is Spousal Support Ordered in Every San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Is spousal support ordered in every San Diego divorce?  Many people who are considering a divorce wonder about expenses after a divorce, such as child support and spousal support.  Will spousal support be ordered in your case? Spousal support is not an automatic outcome of a divorce in San Diego.  Spousal support is established under California law to level the …

What Will Judge Consider When Determining Spousal Support San Diego

What Will the Judge Consider When Determining Spousal Support?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Many clients ask us whether or not spousal support will be ordered as part of their San Diego divorce case.  What will the Judge consider when determining spousal support in your case?  Unlike child support, where there is a specific formula to follow, spousal support has no such formula and is based on complex California family law. There are several …

If My Former Spouse Moves In With Another Person Does it End Spousal Support

If My Former Spouse Moves In With Another Person Does it End Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

If my former spouse moves in with another person does it end spousal support obligations?  Permanent spousal support ordered in a divorce is frequently limited to a specified period of time or until a specified event, such as death or remarriage.  If a recipient of spousal support cohabits with a member of the opposite sex then the California legislature has …

How Much Spousal Support Will Be Awarded in Your Divorce - San Diego

How Much Spousal Support Will Be Awarded in Your Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How much spousal support will be awarded in your divorce in San Diego or North County?  While the laws of California provide the Judge in your case with many legal underpinnings with which to decide your unique circumstances there is actually no formula to calculate the amount and duration of spousal support in a California divorce. There are two types …

How Will the Length of Your Marriage Affect Spousal Support in Carlsbad

How Will the Length of Your Marriage Affect Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

How will the length of your marriage affect spousal support during and after your divorce in Carlsbad or North County?  How long do you have to be married in California to qualify for spousal support and how is the amount of spousal support determined?  In some cases the parties in question have only been married for a few years.  In …