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Spousal Support Attorney

During and after the dissolution of a marriage, one spouse may be required to pay spousal support to the other spouse. Often called alimony, spousal support may or may not be mandatory. It is critical to speak with a spousal support attorney to understand your rights.

Types of Spousal Support in California

There are different types of spousal support depending on the situation and circumstances:

Temporary Spousal Support

Upon separation, the court may award temporary spousal support to one spouse. The amount will be determined by guidelines in the law and will be based on income, living costs and other factors. Note, however, that the earliest date the cour