Spousal support is a way to make a separation more equitable, particularly if one partner has limited earning capacity due to child-rearing or homemaking.
For example, if one person postponed their career to care for the children, they may lack marketable workplace skills. In this case, spousal support would compensate them temporarily.
If you're concerned about paying or receiving spousal support in the San Ramon, CA area, contact our family law attorneys at The Law Offices Of Cummins & Holmes today. We service Contra Costa and Alameda counties & surrounding areas.
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