Spousal Support Modification

In California, spousal support or “alimony” orders can in some cases be modified by the court, based on a change in circumstances. JURISDICTION Although the court always retains jurisdiction over California child support orders, this is not always the case with regard to spousal support. The jurisdiction of the court…

Spousal Support Determination

Spousal support or "alimony" determinations can be among the most complicated parts of a contested divorce. Although the court is generally required to award child support in a divorce, this is not the case for alimony. Temporary spousal support arrangements are often ordered pending a post-judgment alimony award. Permanent alimony…