Court Ordered Spousal Support Not Paid: What Can You Do?

Court Ordered Spousal Support Not Paid: What Can You Do?

If your court-ordered spousal support is not paid, is there anything you can do about it? Fortunately, yes – there are legal remedies, and the court can enforce your order. Here’s what you need to know. Court Ordered Spousal Support Not Paid: What Can You Do?  ...
How to Avoid Paying Alimony

How to Avoid Paying Alimony

Alimony – commonly called spousal support – is part of many divorce cases in California. But how much will it cost you? Can you find out how to avoid paying alimony at all, or at least reduce the amount the court orders you to pay? Here’s what you need to know. How to...
What is the Marital Standard of Living and Why Does It Matter?

What is the Marital Standard of Living and Why Does It Matter?

By: Baruch Kreiman, Esq.   The Court has a statutory list of 14 factors to consider in making orders for spousal support. Three of those factors directly refer to the marital standard of living. Specifically, the Court needs to consider (1) the earning ability or...
If I Quit My Job, Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony?

If I Quit My Job, Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony?

By: Baruch Kreiman, Esq.   No one likes paying alimony to their ex. Sometimes it’s warranted and understandable, but paying support to an ex-spouse is never enjoyable. And sometimes the spousal support payment ordered—especially temporary spousal support—can be...