Archive for January, 2016

postheadericon Spousal Support

The reasons for spousal support:

Spousal support is awarded to avoid any unfair economic effects brought about by the divorce by offering continuing earnings to the spouse earning lower wages or who does not earn any wages.

Support the spouse who chose to leave his career to take care of the family and requires time for self –development to become independent.

Alimony is also awarded to enable the spouse to continue enjoying the living standards he or she enjoyed while in marriage.

Determining the spousal support:

The alimony awards are stipulated in the Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act. Many states base their spousal support statutes on the act. The act spells out that the courts should take into consideration the following while making decisions regarding spousal support;

The age, emotional state, financial condition, and the physical condition of spouses

The time the recipient needs for training or education to attain self sufficiency

The length of marriage

The standards of living of the couples while in marriage

The ability of the payer to offer support to the payee spouse and yet himself or herself

If one would like to deliberate on the possibility of receiving or paying alimony, it is important to seek legal advice from a divorce lawyer in San Bernardino from the Law Office of Joyce Holcomb.

postheadericon Basics to ensure proper contract litigation

As a business leader, you must be familiar with all the risks that are associated with contract litigation. This includes everything from the multitude of local, state and even federal regulations, all of which are characteristic of countless ample opportunities to get into trouble if one isn’t aware or well prepared. Outsourcing, joint ventures, and other kinds of partnership arrangements have in the past proven to be a wonderful way of keeping costs down to a minimum while sharing expertise. Contacting a business law firm in Los Angeles.

On the other hand, the planning and proper documentation can help significantly reduce problems later on. What’s more, taking into consideration the fact that partnership agreements always need to be a win/win for both parties, sometimes this can turn into a dispute or legal issue. In order to make sure that everything works out fine, you should seriously consider involving contract litigation attorneys from the Law Offices of Steven J. Horn since they serve as a guarantee for fairness and openness as well as confidentiality just to mention the list.