Monthly Archives: June 2011

Marital Dissolution and the Issue of Spousal Support

Parties in a marital dissolution often regard the issue of spousal support on par with that of child support.  From a legal perspective, however, these two kinds of financial obligations are quite different.  Child support is required to be paid … Continue reading

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Stipulation to Temporary Judge: Three Effects

Once parties in a marital dissolution case elect to work with a Temporary Judge (aka “Private Judge” or “Judge Pro Tempore”) instead of litigating their case publically before a judge sitting in the courthouse, the parties must file with the … Continue reading

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