INLAND EMPIRE NEWS: IMPUTATION OF INCOME FOR CHILD SUPPORT AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT

What if your spouse is unemployed, underemployed, or has voluntarily reduced his/her income? A parent’s first and principal obligation is to support his or her minor children according to the parent’s circumstances and station in life. Family Code section 4053(a). FC §4058(b) provides: “the Court may in it’s discretion, consider the earning capacity of a […]

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Gathering Documents for Divorce

It’s inevitable. You and your spouse are separating and you need a family law attorney, and you need one now. Your friends gave you referrals. You researched attorneys in the area, and you interviewed prospective attorneys. Finally, you selected an attorney (preferably one that specializes in family law), and you are ready to retain his […]

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Child Support While Parents Live Together

A paternity judgment required the father to pay child support. After the Judgment occurred, the father moved in with the mother and children in an attempt to reconcile. During the attempted reconciliation, the father did not pay child support to the mother. The reconciliation failed and the parties disputed the father’s child support arrears(back support). […]

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