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CA Appellate Court caps bonus spousal support payment based on change of circumstances and reasonable expectations of parties.

Usually, a person who has been ordered to pay spousal support does not run to court seeking a reduction in support after she or he has just received a large raise — the risk being the court could order an increase in support because of the increase in…

Getting your holiday schedule in order

November is well underway, and with Thanksgiving approaching, it is time to take a proactive look forward to the upcoming holiday season. Many families have custody and visitation Orders that include designations regarding where children will spend each of the coming holidays. It is a good idea to…

Former spouses co-owning family business after divorce

Ordinarily, marital dissolution involves too much hostility and distrust for couples to co-manage a family business following divorce.  Occasionally, however, divorcing parties believe that it is in their best financial interest to jointly manage and control a family business post divorce.  Read more about this in a recent NYT article:   Read…