Category: Spousal Support

Views towards blended families have positively progressed with the times.

Throughout the month of March, we celebrated the strength, intelligence, style, and grit of ladies all around the world in observance of Women’s History Month. As a collective, women have made tremendous strides that have contributed to the evolution of the modern family. During all this time and change, there remains one important factor – …

The Civil Rights Movement was the timely catalyst that brought about a collective elevated perspective of equality in America. For many, it was the desperately needed relief necessitated by the tumultuous social and political climate of the time, which echoes are still reverberated today. In passing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the US legislators …

While it sounds like a concept in family law that speaks for itself, the Date of Separation does come with its share of caveats. Point blank, it is the day that the marriage has ended. The end of the marriage means the cessation of community property. In a divorce or legal separation, you can bet …

The subject of spousal support, or alimony, in divorce proceedings bears some scrutiny. In California, a family court may award a monthly allowance to be paid by one spouse to the other for the purpose of maintaining the standard of living to which the recipient was accustomed during the marriage. Alimony laws were originally created …