When is money NOT a factor for every decision we make, then we would not care for the word, “affordable.” But, if you are reading this, then more likely than not, you don’t have funds set aside for legal services.
If you have the time (approximately 3-8 hours worth), then you can tap into resources readily available in your county. Since we are primarily based out of San Diego, we’ll provide you some information for resources here.
It has been 3 years since your divorce has been finalized by way of Entry of Judgment, and you've been consistently paying spousal support (or as others like to call it, alimony). You've been married for 12 years, separated for 5 years, and have 1 child that is now 16 years old. The ex-spouse receiving support is now earning double the income he/she earned at the time of Entry of Judgment. The marital standard of living is specified in the Judgment as lower middle class.
Your request is now to either terminate spousal support or reduce spousal support to $0.00. What is the difference?
But first, we need to look at 3 important factors: