Calculate Child Support

California law requires courts to adhere to statewide uniform guidelines in setting child support orders. The Payment Estimator applies the statewide uniform guideline calculation to the information that you enter into the blank fields. Go to...

Student Loans Taken Out During Marriage

After a divorce, you likely will be asked to shoulder the responsibility for your student loans. Any loan incurred before or during marriage for a spouse’s education or training which remains unpaid at the time of divorce must be assigned for payment to the...

Same Sex Child Support Taxation

As a general rule, spousal support (referred to by the Code as “alimony”) is taxable to the recipient and deductible by the payor. Child support, on the other hand, is not taxable to anyone and it is not tax deductible. Same sex married persons are now treated as...