In order to help you terminate spousal support that is owed to your ex-spouse, the highly skilled spousal support attorneys at Wallin & Klarich will file a spousal support modification on your behalf. Courts take a number of things into consideration and have very broad discretion in terminating spousal support or denying spousal support altogether. Without an experienced spousal support attorney on your side, you could end up paying more spousal support than you should be, or end up paying spousal support for a very long period of time.
Modification of Spousal Support in San Bernardino
Under California Family Code 4320, the court can take into consideration many factors in terminating or denying spousal support. These factors include whether there is a change in you or your ex-spouse’s:
- Employment status;
- Earning capacity;
- Financial wealth; AND
- Whether your ex-spouse is making an effort to become financially self-supporting.
These factors are very important to modifying your spousal support payments, or having a judge deny spousal support to your ex-spouse. If you do not present these factors effectively, you may end up paying more in spousal support than you should be paying.
Reasons to Terminate Spousal Support
There are reasons that will allow you to terminate spousal support obligations. The experienced family law attorneys at Wallin & Klarich will evaluate your case and devote their time and energy to ensuring that your spousal support obligation is terminated. Specific grounds that can be used to assist you in terminating spousal support are:
- If your ex-spouse has become financially self-sufficient or could become financially self-sufficient if he or she made an effort;
- If your ex-spouse either remarries or dies;
- If the spousal support order remains in effect until a certain event occurs, and that event does occur; AND
- If the spousal support order specifies a period of time and that set time period has passed.
When requesting a court to terminate a spousal support order, it is imperative that you follow the proper court procedure. The termination of spousal support procedure can be very complex and difficult. For this reason, it is very important that you rely on the experience and expertise of a spousal support attorney at Wallin & Klarich.
Call the Family Law Attorneys at Wallin & Klarich
Spousal support issues are very difficult legal issues that, if handled without an experienced attorney, could result in you paying more spousal support than you should or being forced to pay spousal support for a very long time. With offices in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Ventura, Victorville, West Covina, Torrance and Sherman Oaks, the spousal support attorneys at Wallin & Klarich have been successfully helping clients resolve their family law issues for over 30 years. Call us today at (888) 749-7428 to inquire about your case. We will be there when you call.