Know what your prenuptial agreement says about support

| Jul 13, 2017 | Firm News, Spousal And Child Support

Financial support after a marriage ends is a huge factor in many divorces. We recently discussed some of the things that child support is supposed to cover. This is only one of the possible things that you will have to think about.

While alimony isn’t automatic in California, it is a factor in some divorces. Whether you are the person who is going to have to pay or the person who will receive the support, you should know what the laws say and how they pertain to your case. We can help you get answers about alimony and child support.

One thing that you should know is that your prenuptial agreement can come into the picture regarding spousal support but not child support. Understanding what the prenuptial agreement says can help you determine what type of support you might be able to count on when your divorce is finalized.

We know that this is a lot of information for you to think about when your life is in such a crisis. Unfortunately, you likely don’t have time to ignore things and build up strength. Instead, you have to get ready to fight for your interests head-on. You are your own best advocate right now, and we can give you a hand here.

No matter what, you can’t let the situation lead to you giving up. You have every right to be able to fight for what you need to start your new single life. We can help you learn about spousal support and child support so that you can determine if these are feasible things to fight for in your divorce.