Here are more spousal support articles. In California, the popular term “alimony” has been renamed “spousal support.”
Spousal Support Articles (Alimony)
Spousal support will be addressed differently by the court depending upon when it is to be provided. There are two different periods where support may be asked for, and the rules pertaining to each are very different.
The Impact of the New Tax Law on Alimony
On December 22, 2017, the President signed the most sweeping changes to the United States tax code in the last 30 years. One of the most critical and yet overlooked changes in the new law is the elimination of the tax deduction for alimony payments(called spousal support in California)….Read more.
What are the tax implications of spousal support?
Usually, spousal support (called alimony in other states) will be taxable income to the recipient and tax-deductible to the payor. This includes court-ordered spousal support…Read more
Can I collect spousal support (alimony)?
Many spouses ask “am I entitled to alimony?” In California, the court will decide if you are eligible to receive alimony (it is also called spousal support (a term will may use here)….Read More.
Temporary Spousal Support
What is temporary spousal support?
If you are the spouse who did not have a job and instead provided assistance to your spouse while they made money and furthered their career, you may be entitled…Read more.
What is the FL-150 Income and Expense Declaration?
Many spouses mistakenly believe that they can be less than honest when filling out their form FL-150, also known as the Income and Expense Declaration….Read More.
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