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.