How can I end spousal support? And can I end it forever? There is a court order against you for spousal support. That court order is responsible for a significant portion of your earnings going to your ex-spouse. Worse, this has continued for years and there does not appear any end in sight. [Read more…]
How do I prepare for custody mediation? What should I review, what should I say and what really happens? These are all questions parents with a California child custody case ask before they walk into a custody mediation.
What is a child custody mediation?
The child custody mediation to which we refer is the mandatory mediation at court. The court sets this mediation date when a parent files a request for child custody order. This is not a private mediation with a privately paid mediator, where the parents get to choose a retired judge or lawyer to be the mediator. This is the mediation to which Family Code 3170 refers and which states: [Read more…]
How long do you have to pay alimony after a divorce? And where do you start to find out?
Thank you visiting our law firm’s website. We hope you find this article helpful. Let us dive right into the question. Everything we write here is about California family law.
How long do you have to pay alimony after a divorce judgment?
If your divorce is truly final, then you have a divorce judgment which sets forth specific orders regarding alimony. That divorce judgment may be after a contested divorce where the judge made the decision on alimony. That divorce judgment may be after an uncontested divorce where you and your ex-spouse resolved the issues. Regardless, how long you have to pay alimony after a divorce may depend in large part on the judgment language. [Read more…]
Marriage of Furie is an appellate decision from October 30, 2017. The 2nd District, Division 1, in Los Angeles handled the appeal. The parties were Russell Furie and Kelly Furie. The following is a brief summary that explains what we consider to be the more important issues on appeal and the appellate court’s ruling. [Read more…]