If a couple is unable to come to an agreement about alimony when filling for divorce, the California divorce court will determine an alimony award by the circumstances of the divorce.
Alimony may also be referred to as spousal support or spousal maintenance.
Some of the factors set by state divorce laws when determining an alimony award, include:
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The above synopsis of California divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local California divorce lawyer in your area.
California divorce laws were last updated July 2009.
Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.