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    According to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the tax deduction for spousal support, otherwise known as alimony, is no longer applicable in divorce agreements beginning for orders entered on or after ...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

    When most people think about spousal support , they think of support payable after a divorce is final. We refer to this as “permanent” spousal support. However, sometimes this support can be anything ...

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  • What Role Does Earning Capacity Play In Determining Support?
    What Role Does Earning Capacity Play In Determining Support?

    The amount of a child support or spousal support award is based on the actual income of both parties among other factors. However, the Family Code gives the court discretion to modify these support ...

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  • Factors Considered to Determine Spousal Support
    Factors Considered to Determine Spousal Support

    Spousal support is one of many heavily litigated issues in a dissolution matter. A lot of factors are considered to determine what amount, if any, should be awarded for spousal support. Spousal ...

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