If so, you may be entitled to spousal support modification!
California state law dictates that permanent spousal support is determined by carefully reviewing numerous factors. The court has tremendous discretion in setting alimony. If you are unable to settle or resolve this issue, then your attorney needs to develop detailed evidence about each factor set forth below. Whether you are paying or receiving child support, it is important to work with an experienced attorney who can protect your interests and your children’s interests under California law. The Law Offices of Teresa Beyers in Los Angeles represents either parent in spouse support modifications in the Los Angeles County.
The courts consider a number of factors when determining how much, if any, spousal support to award in a divorce.
Spousal support may be temporary or permanent, depending upon the needs of each spouse. There are a number of factors that will determine the length of time spousal support will be provided for, and the amount of spousal support to be given. Your spousal support order could have widespread implications upon your life after divorce, so it is important to have an experienced Los Angeles divorce attorney like us advocating on your behalf.
MODIFYING SPOUSE SUPPORT
Family law attorney Teresa Beyers is well versed in the DissoMaster software used by the state of California for calculating child support. However, the child support formula is only as good as the numbers that are plugged into it. It is important to have reliable information about income, and there may be other considerations in altering child support. That is where the practical knowledge and courtroom experience of our lawyer come into play.
Modifying spouse support requires a substantial change in circumstances:
Modifications are complicated if either parent is deliberately underemployed or if the paying parent has underreported income. If necessary, we can take steps to uncover hidden income or have the court impute income. We can also address disputes over private school, college funding and other child-rearing decisions that affect child support levels.
If you and the co-parent cannot agree on child support, Los Angeles child support modifications attorney Teresa Beyers is prepared to argue on your behalf in court.
We offer a free initial phone consultation and after-hours and weekend appointments. Call 213-785-7873 or 800-488-4850 (toll free), or contact us online.
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