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‘Spousal Support’ Category

Epstein Credits and How They Can Affect Your Divorce

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Epstein credits come up often in California divorce proceedings and as such it pays to know a bit about it. Spouses often learn about these from their lawyers and it is often a contested issue.
Epstein Credit
The term Epstein credit originated from the Marriage of Epstein case. This 1979 case is a published California case. The Epstein credits initially partially became a part of the California Family Code, section 2626. The code states, “The court has jurisdiction (more...)

Is Spousal Support Like a Source Of Income In Divorce?

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It often happens that during a marriage the wife sacrifices her career to become a homemaker. In some cases, the husband also sacrifices big career choices for the family. But after a divorce such individuals find it hard to get back into the workforce. Spousal support does exist for the partner who is less well-off than the other partner but can it be a source of income?
Spousal support is a type of financial assistance that is provided to (more...)

How Does Spousal Support Work For Military Personnel?

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Military personnel have special rules during divorce as compared to civilians. One of the rules decide how the pension gets divided for military members. The division depends on many factors. One of them is the state laws which may not be same for everyone. Next is in which division the member belongs to. Rules can differ for the Army, the Air Force, the Marines and the Navy.
Property as spousal support
During spousal support, marital property becomes an important (more...)

How Long Before You Can Receive Spousal Support In A California Divorce?

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This is a point that concerns many couples who are facing divorce proceedings in the State of California. The answer to how long you must wait for spousal support depends on understanding the distinction between temporary and permanent spousal support orders.
Extending the divorce petition
The divorce process in California starts with the serving of the petition. The spousal support request can be filed at the same time as the petition. The court generally issues a hearing date between (more...)

How Is Alimony Calculated In California?

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In California, the term alimony is referred to as “spousal support.” A court in California may order the higher earner between the couple irrespective of the gender to pay the other party so that the latter can maintain the same lifestyle for a specific time period when they want to end the marriage permanently. However, the law in the state of California also prescribe the a court needs to review several factors to determine and award permanent (more...)

Eight Common Compensation Issues In Divorce

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Compensation issues in divorce usually come up in discussions about spousal support or alimony, and child support. While child support can be pretty formulaic with well-established rules for addressing different compensation concerns, spousal support is much more variable and often is not as straightforward as simply taking a number off a pay stub.
Other compensation issues such as stock options and deferred compensation impact division of assets negotiations. These arrangements can be complex and confusing with even the recipient (more...)

Mary J. Blige’s Divorce Nightmare Is Over

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Mary J. Blige has dodged a very bitter public divorce from Martin “Kendu” Isaacs.
The queen of hip-hop soul was supposed to appear in court Monday, March 5 for the divorce proceedings with her estranged husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, but they avoided the public drama by settling beforehand.
According to The Blast, the Oscar-nominated singer and actress settled her divorce in a private agreement a few days before they were supposed to face off in (more...)

What You Need To Know About The New Tax Changes And Your Divorce

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Many people struggle with the financial details of their divorce especially if they weren’t the one managing the household finances but the recent tax law changes mean that it’s especially important for you to ask what you need to know about the new tax law changes and your divorce.
If your divorce was already in process last year and negotiations well underway, these changes may mean going back to the negotiation table before (more...)

What Happens To Your Business In Your Divorce?

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If you have your own business and you’re ending your marriage, then you’re going to want to know what happens to your business in divorce.
Probably about half of my clients either have their own business or their spouse is self-employed and there’s a huge variety in what those businesses look like. I’ve seen blogs that are strictly a side-job that probably cost more to run than the revenue they generate, (more...)

Peter Gunz Shows Receipts Of Divorce From Amina Buddafly

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The turbulent relationship and marriage between Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly has come to an end and both parties have receipts.

The end..
A post shared by Peter Gunz (@petergunz174) on Jan 20, 2018 at 12:58am PST

The Love & Hip Hop couple celebrated their divorce by posting a copy of the “uncontested divorce” papers on Instagram Sunday with the caption, “The end…” People who follow him trolled him by siding with his (more...)