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  • If my former spouse has a business, but transfers the business to his/her new spouse's name, can this be a basis to modify spousal support in California?
    If my former spouse has a business, but transfers the business to his/her new spouse's name, can this be a basis to modify spousal support in California?

    The case on point is, IRMO Berman (9-27-17). In this case, the husband retired at age 65, but opened a business and placed it in his new spouse’s name. He filed a motion to modify spousal support ...

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  • If my California judgment or marriage settlement agreement does not specify that spousal support terminates on the death of my spouse, am I still obligated to pay support to his/her beneficiaries?
    If my California judgment or marriage settlement agreement does not specify that spousal support terminates on the death of my spouse, am I still obligated to pay support to his/her beneficiaries?

    In the case of Leslie v. C.I.R. (9-14-16) , the parties entered into a marriage settlement agreement whereby spousal support was agreed to, but there was not specific language that spousal support ...

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