The other important factor that influences the amount of support that will be ordered is the amount of time each parent has physical responsibility for the child.
In a divorce or legal separation case, you can ask the judge for orders that may include child custody, visitation, child support, spousal/partner support, the division of assets and debts, and restraining orders.
A divorce in legal terms is called a Dissolution of Marriage. The Dissolution ends all legal bonds.
If the Respondent fails to file the necessary responding paperwork within thirty (30) days of service, the Petitioner may request the entry of default.
At the “permanent” stage of a case, meaning after a final Judgment of separation or divorce has been entered, the court must consider certain statutory factors in deciding (1) what amount of spousal support to order, if any; and (2) the duration (how many months or years) of the order. The court considers factors such…
Child support in California is based on a mandatory uniform guideline, which uses an algebraic formula to determine the amount of child support.
It is primarily based on each parent’s tax filing status (single, married or head of household) and average monthly income.