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What can child support be used on?

What can child support be used on?

Many times a client will come into my office and ask me, "What can child support be used on? I'm worried that my former spouse is going to use my child support to get her hair done, or get her nails done, or buy clothes for herself."   The Straight-Forward Answer...

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What is the 10/10 rule and how does it impact me?

What is the 10/10 rule and how does it impact me?

The straightforward meaning of the 10/10 rule is that the parties must have been married for 10 years, and those 10 years must overlap the military service by those same 10 years.   Quick Example   Simply put, say we have clients who had an 11-year marriage,...

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Do I lose custody if I am deployed?

Do I lose custody if I am deployed?

A top concern is if a parent will lose custody once they are deployed. Modification of custody or visitation cannot be justified solely due to the party's absence, relocation, or failure to comply with their custody order due to military duty or deployment.   ...

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Can I stop paying spousal support when I retire?

Can I stop paying spousal support when I retire?

A common question people ask is “Can I stop paying spousal support when I retire?” Circumstances might call for a change in the amount for spousal support.  The retirement age is 65 in the state of California. Once you decide to retire, you will be able to request a...

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