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Spousal Support Orders

Spousal Support Orders

Spousal support or alimony can be a contentious issue in divorce. The legal process can make it even more so. At Help-U-File Family Law in Sacramento, we will help you with the legal process and documents so you can concentrate on negotiating an agreement you can live with.

Help-U-File is a first-of-its-kind family law facility that helps you file your own divorce papers — at about a third or less of the cost of the traditional legal process. By taking the lawyer out of the process, we can also help make the process less adversarial.
Saving You Time, Stress and Money
California courts may offer two types of spousal support or alimony:

* Temporary spousal support, which is paid before the divorce judgment. Temporary alimony is based on the income of both parties (which must be accurately disclosed) and is calculated using a computer.
* Permanent spousal support, which is paid after the divorce is final. Permanent alimony is based on 14 factors that the court will consider, such as length of marriage, the difference in income between the parties, and whether one party stayed home to care for children.

Help-U-File Family Law uses experienced, state bar certified professionals to help you determine which factors apply in your case. We can also advise you on legal issues such as whether a spouse is working up to capacity.

Family Law AttorneyHelp-U-File is designed for people who are willing to seek a negotiated divorce settlement and simply need advice and assistance with the legal documentation preparation and court process.
Lawyer Available if Necessary

If you are unable to negotiate a satisfactory agreement with your spouse, we can also offer seamless representation from an experienced attorney.

For more information: Call Help-U-File at 916-454-4900 or simply drop in at our office. We are conveniently located across the street from the Ridgeway Law Center in Sacramento. We are open the same hours as the courthouse and offer free parking.


3600 Power Inn Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: 916-454-4900
Fax: 916-454-4777