Category Archives: Alimony

This blog category is all about alimony. Alimony is another word for spousal support – what your spouse must pay you after a divorce to help you get back on independent footing. While we have main static pages on this subject (see below), California law is extremely complicated. And that is especially true when it comes to Orange County! So we felt it necessary to write more to further detail the common issues. The blog articles below further flush out California’s law on this subject.

The below blog articles examine different aspects of support after divorce. They flush out how the law overlaps and interacts with all the other areas of CA family law. This will include examining complex subjects like splitting up a business, inheritance, offsets, lifetime orders, lying on the expense & income statement, using children against the other spouse, and many many other complex and emotional issues.

Alimony & Spousal Support Blog Category

Domestic Violence and Alimony

By | August 18, 2017

What is the impact on alimony of domestic violence allegations in a divorce case? How much spousal support will the Family Court will award? What if there is a domestic violence conviction? This article will answer all of these questions and more. For a primer on alimony and spousal support, first read our main page… Read More »

The Gavron Warning – Alimony With a Warning

By | August 9, 2017

A “Gavron Warning,” while sounding like something out of a sci-fi movie, is simply a legal term taken from a California court case — In Re Marriage of Gavron. The court’s decision in that case led to the creation of a section of the California Family Code that deals with spousal support, and when a… Read More »