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Part 2: Advanced Training on Temporary Spousal Support Calculations For the Seasoned Family Law Attorney

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Registration Closes:
This is part 2 of a 2 part series on Spousal Support that can be taken independent of each other. Ret Commissioner Glen Oleon will present on the complex issues of temporary spousal support, including deviations from Guidelines, relevance of Family Code section 4320, coordination with Watts and Epstein as well as modification and termination of support orders. The training will also cover family support orders and determining income available for spousal support (temporary and permanent); Including what does (and does not) count as income, imputation of income, double-dipping (pensions, stock options, investment income, etc.) and use of experts (vocational counselors, forensic accountants, etc.).

Part 2 will include:

1. Family Code section 4320 factors, including:

· Marital standard of living

· Obligations and assets of parties

· Earning capacity (marketable skills, need for education/training, periods of unemployment during marriage, etc.)

· Age and health of parties/reasonable retirement age

· Duration of marriage/goal that parties shall become self-supporting

· Domestic violence (by both parties)

· Balancing hardships

· “Other factors”

2. Cohabitation and remarriage (new spouse/partner income)

3. Modification and termination of permanent spousal support

4. Federal and California income tax considerations of temporary and permanent spousal support, family support, Domestic Partner support, lump-sum payments and buy-outs, etc.

Please note due to the popularity of this event we encourage preregistration. Seats cannot be guaranteed to those who arrive more than 10 minutes late.

Hannah E. Sims
5/13/2014 12:00 AM
Hannah Sims has been practicing family law since 1994. In addition to her legal background, she also possesses a master's degree (LL.M.) in taxation. Many child support agreements involve complex income and property tax issues that require both hands-on experience and an advanced academic background.
Commissioner Glenn P. Oleon
5/13/2014 12:00 AM
Since August of 2013, Commissioner Oleon has been serving as a Mediator and Private Judge through ADR Services, Inc. in San Francisco, specializing in family law, conservatorship and probate disputes, and general civil matters. He was appointed as a Commissioner of the Superior Court California, County of Alameda in 2003 and served in Hayward, Oakland, Alameda and Fremont, handling a general Family Law calendar and trial department.
Comissioner Oleon maintained a general civil practice from 1976 to 2003. He practiced in Hayward, Castro Valley and Oakland, with an emphasis on family law, estate planning and probate litigation. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and Public Policy in 1972, and received his J.D. from Boalt Hall (now also known as Berkeley Law) in 1976.
Event Cost:
Family Law Section
ACBA Members
1.5 hr(s)
This event is full. If you continue to register you will be placed on the waiting list.