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  • Annuities, Trusts, and Life Insurance Policies for Continued Spousal Support
    Annuities, Trusts, and Life Insurance Policies for Continued Spousal Support

    Permanent Spousal Support When the court orders one party to pay for the financial support of the other after divorce , it is considered a “permanent” spousal support award. Under California Family ...

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  • What Is the Difference Between Temporary & Permanent Spousal Support?
    What Is the Difference Between Temporary & Permanent Spousal Support?

    Under California law, a court may award spousal support to help a financially disadvantaged party cover the living expenses in line with the marital standard of living. Courts define the “marital ...

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  • Who Really Benefits from the New Spousal Support Tax Deduction
    Who Really Benefits from the New Spousal Support Tax Deduction

    Rules Under the Old Alimony Tax Deduction Before this specific provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was enacted at the beginning of the year, individuals who were obligated to pay spousal ...

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  • What Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Mean for 2019 Divorces
    What Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Mean for 2019 Divorces

    According to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the tax deduction for spousal support, otherwise known as alimony, is no longer applicable in divorce agreements beginning for orders entered on or after ...

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  • What Happens to Alimony & Child Support If I Remarry in California?
    What Happens to Alimony & Child Support If I Remarry in California?

    When couples divorce, it is not uncommon for one or both spouses to enter another marriage sooner or later down the road. However, what happens to spousal support, otherwise known as alimony, and ...

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  • Can Spousal Support Be Modified in California?
    Can Spousal Support Be Modified in California?

    Spousal support orders are generally modifiable in Court unless your Judgment or Stipulation specifically and clearly states otherwise. If a spousal support order clearly states it is a non-modifiable ...

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