Articles

Temporary Spousal Or Partner Support Order

By Selam Gezahagen

Spousal support, also known as alimony, is one party’s obligation to pay support to the lesser earning spouse/partner. Read More


Custody and Visitation

By Selam Gezahagen

In California, the Court’s primary concern in making a legal and/or physical custody order is the child’s health, safety, and welfare, which includes freedom from child abuse and domestic violence in the child’s home. Read More


Determining Child Support

By Selam Gezahagen

California uses a statewide formula to calculate Guideline Child Support. This Guideline Support is calculated using a computer program, which takes into account each parent’s actual income and level of responsibility for the child. Read More