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It will depend on if the WC settlement is designated as income and if it comes through before the final divorce. And if it includes anything for the future as in for pain and suffering, that would be exempt from your share. Otherwise, any other part of the settlement is considered marital under CA 50/50 distribution law and you would be entitled to half.
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As far as spousal support, a court will need to evaluate the following:
Marketable skills of the spouse or partner getting support;
Job market for those skills;
Time and expense the spouse or partner who gets support will need to get the education or training to develop more marketable skills or to get a job;
Extent that the earning capacity (the ability to earn income) of the spouse or partner who gets support was impaired by periods of unemployment during the marriage/partnership when he or she was devoted to domestic duties.And so a spouse may not self impoverish themselves. If he can work, and earn a living, then you may not be ordered to pay. However, if he needs time to get through his injury to get back on his feet, you may be ordered to pay an amount on a temporary basis.
That is a good possibility, yes. It is possible if he is not able to work due to no fault of his own. And he is not going to be employable.
I suggest you can try to negotiate a temp amount for say 1 year and then see how well he has progressed.
If he has progressed for employment reevaluation, then the support would end. If he has not, then he can file for an extension based on the prognosis.
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