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There is not an easy answer to the is question. The Court looks at 14 statutory factors to determine what type, if any, of spousal support is appropriate. Some of the things they take into account are the length of the marriage, age and health of the parties, disparity of income and assets, your needs to maintain a similar standard of living, hardships, and possibility of self support in the future. Because your marriage is a long one, you're 55, and your husband makes substantially more than you, you certainly have a good chance to be given some sort of reasonable permanent support that will allow you to pay your bills and stay close to the lifestyle that you currently enjoy.
Thank you as i need a lot of help right now. I am concerned that due to my small inheritance i will not receive any temp support and my husband is trying to starve me out.
I understand. How much is your inheritance?
It was 60,000 and i have used 30,000 to pay people back that i borrowed money from and living expenses. my husband was giving me 2800 a month and the household bills are around 4,000
I think the Court will most likely order some type of temporary support under that scenario.
Would it be likely the same amount i was getting and if not should i vacate the family home or would that be a bad move?
I think you should wait and see what the Judge orders. If nothing has changed, it would make sense that the Judge would reinstate the previous amount.
Does that answer your questions?
Okay, thank you..losing faith in the system as it seems that my husband (who had an affair) has not suffered any hardships.. his lifestyle went up and mine and my daughter's tanked and i was left holding the bag as he is hiding money and taking trips galore
I'm sorry to hear that. Rest assured the court will provide for your support. :)
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Thank you Michael
No problem! I hope I was helpful!
Yes you were helpful in calming me down. The judges in Orange county are hard to understand with regards XXXXX XXXXX judgements
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