Category Archives: Child Support in Orange County

A New Partner’s Income and Spousal Support

Anna M. v. Jeffrey E.is a child support case of an upper class father and a well supported mother. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE REQUEST FOR ORDER FOR MODIFICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT Anna M. and Jeffrey E. are the parents of … Continue reading

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Imputation of Income for Child Support

In re Marriage of Bardzik discusses which party bears the burden of proof when a modification of child support is filed. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE CHILD SUPPORT PROCEEDINGS The Bardzik’s had been divorced for several years and had two children … Continue reading

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A Child Support Order Issued in a Different Country can be Enforced in Orange County.

When parents who are citizens of different countries need to obtain an order for custody and support, certain procedures must be followed to obtain an enforceable order. In the County of Los Angeles Child Support Services Department v. The Superior … Continue reading

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Request for Order for Modification of Custody in Orange County.

In Olson v. Olson, an appellate court determined whether or not a person who had not filed a response in a divorce proceeding and a default judgment had been entered against that person, could motion the court to modify custody. … Continue reading

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Disqualification of a Commissioner in California

The court in In re the Marriage of M.A. and M.A. et al. considered the required procedures for challenging a commissioner acting as a judge. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS A divorce had been entered in this case … Continue reading

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Child Support and Social Security Disability Benefits in Orange County

Daugherty addressed whether social security disability benefits that children receive because their non-custodial parent is disabled will be credited to the disabled parent or will be considered part of the disabled parent’s income for the purposes of child support in … Continue reading

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Support Payments Made During Marriage to an Ex-wife: Are Those Payments Reimbursable in California?

In Re Marriage of Sherman was a divorce where the husband used community funds to pay both child support and spousal support to his ex wife during the marriage to his second wife. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION The … Continue reading

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Child Support of An Adult Child Still Enrolled in High School in California

According to Schopfer, a court may order a biological father to continue to support his adult child who is still enrolled in high school but lives with her step-father.   FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE REQUEST TO TERMINATE CHILD SUPPORT … Continue reading

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