Spousal Support

APPROACH YOUR SPOUSAL SUPPORT NEEDS WITH A DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN JACKSON, CA

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SPOUSAL SUPPORT

You may request temporary spousal support at the time of separation. Our Spousal Support services may help you preserve the standard of living of your family during the difficult time of divorce or separation.

If you have been married at least ten years, also the court may consider permanent support which could continue until death or remarriage of the supported spouse. When deciding what spousal support should be ordered,the judge may consider: 

  • Length of marriage 
  •  Age and health of each spouse 
  • Amount of income each partner earns 
  • Each spouse's expenses 
  • Whether the couple has minor children at home 

DIVORCE

Filing for divorce is the beginning of a long and often difficult process that may require adjusting to a new way of life. Our spousal support expertise can help ease the legal burden.

Divorce proceedings officially begin when either spouse files the initial orders with the court. Initial orders can include standard family law restraining orders as well as issues such as property, debt, custody, visitation, spousal support, child support and more.  

Contact our Jackson, CA office to learn more about our divorce attorney, Robert G. Moore.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDERS

We have decades of experience handling domestic violence cases. If you have a spouse or partner who has been physically abusive, Robert G. Moore can help you take the necessary steps to protect yourself and any children in your home. 

You can request a domestic violence restraining order if

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 person has abused you and y

ou have a close relationship with that person. A close relationship is defined as married or registered domestic partners, divorced, separated, dating, used to date, living together or used to live together. A close relationship also includes familial relations: parent, child, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, mother-in-law, son-in-law or a person with whom you have a child.  

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