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Premarital Agreements Are Part Of Your Estate Plan

What is a Premarital Agreement (PMA)? A premarital agreement (“PMA”) is a written contract signed by fiances before marriage that become effective upon marriage.  If a couple does not have a PMA and gets divorced, unless they enter into a marital settlement agreement that provides otherwise, the California Family Code and California case law will …

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THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT OF 2017 | Spousal Support | Broaden Law LLP

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 & Spousal Support

Background: Temporary and Long-Term Spousal Support As discussed in our prior blog post, a Court may award temporary spousal support during the pendency of divorce or legal separation proceedings before a final judgment is entered. The Court generally uses the Dissomaster software program to calculate temporary spousal support using the spouses’ respective incomes as the …

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TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT SPOUSAL SUPPORT | Broaden Law LLP

Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support

Temporary Spousal Support California Family Code section 3600 gives the court authority to order temporary spousal support (also known as pendente lite support). Temporary spousal support is paid during divorce or legal separation proceedings before a final judgment is entered. In San Diego, temporary spousal support is generally calculated by using the Dissomaster software program, which bases …

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