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Archive for June 2016

Understanding What Is Temporary Spousal Support

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Temporary spousal support is generally awarded when one spouse earns substantially less than the other spouse. The Superior Court of Orange County, California has determined that temporary spousal support can be obtained pursuant to a filing of a Request for Order to obtain temporary court orders before the final trial date. In California, in order…

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4 Tough Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorcing

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No one would marry thinking that few years down the lane they would be so miserable or frustrated that they would be considering divorce as a choice. Rather, they enter marriage vows with enthusiasm and hope with determination to lead a lasting married life. However, marriage is not as easy as you may think if…

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Who Pays Alimony in Divorce?

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Every time you hear the word ‘alimony,’ you are probably thinking of a man writing out all of his monthly salaries off to his vengeful ex-wife. It is normally taken to be that way in popular culture. Movies and TV shows often use this as a device for easy comedy. The loser husband going broke…

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Is Your Divorce Settlement Unfair?

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Divorce is probably the worst thing that a family can go through. At the end of it, there normally is no family left and people are rarely mutually happy about it. A lot of people not only fall out of love, they become bitter rivals and try to get the most out the divorce. ‘Winning…

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Getting a Divorce: How Your Prenup Comes into Play

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It has happened. You were both hoping it would not come to this, but it has, and you and your spouse are getting a divorce. As you handle the many details that the divorce process involves, you remember that you had actually planned for this eventuality, you and your spouse had signed a prenuptial agreement.…

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Dealing with Teenage Issues After Divorce

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Getting a divorce is not something that just affects you and your soon-to-be-former spouse, it affects everyone in your household, especially children. The age of your child or children might require you to have different considerations when looking at divorce proceedings and custody arrangements. Depending on their age, children are also more or less likely…

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How is Alimony Calculated?

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When a couple files for a divorce and the proceedings have begun, the court may be inclined to award one of the former spouses alimony based on a decision it makes or an agreement that has been reached by the couple. Alimony or spousal support can be described as a support system that limits the…

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Do Divorce Support Groups Really Help?

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A divorce can shake anyone’s world. For most people, the end of a marriage is a harrowing experience that can be difficult to recover from. When you are facing a divorce, you will be overcome with feelings of confusion, anger, and grief. At the same time, you have to deal with the financial, legal, and…

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