When you separate and seek a divorce in California, not only will you likely be living apart and independent from a spouse for the first time in years, but you may be asked to pay spousal support (also called alimony) to your spouse, or you may consider seeking spousal support from your spouse. In California,..
Ex-spouses must often untwine and divide their entire lives during a divorce. Alimony offers important support for non-earning individuals, but determining the terms often causes resentment. Who Has to Pay Alimony? The courts determine alimony based on a set of parameters. Alimony provides one individual with enough support so he or she can maintain the..