Spousal support

How does a finding of domestic violence between the parties affect their divorce or custody case? Such finding may result in a denial of spousal support to the abuser and affect the abuser’s custodial rights. ┬áCalifornia Family Law Code section 3044 provides as follows: “Upon a finding by the court that a party seeking custody […]

What do Social Security disability benefits have to do with family law? Before we discuss how social security benefits may affect a divorce or support case, first we must distinguish the types of Social Security benefits. ┬áThere are two basic types: one is an insurance claim and the other is a welfare program. ┬áThe insurance […]