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Spousal Support Orders in Orange County California

Spousal Support Orders in Orange County

In California, when a married couple legally separates or divorces, one party may be legally obligated to pay a specified amount of money to the other each month. This is called spousal support, or alimony. There are two circumstances under which a spousal support order can be granted:

• When a couple obtains a legal separation, a divorce, or an annulment; or
• When one spouse acquires a domestic violence restraining order against the other.

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