A husband in his divorce could not enforce a spousal support waiver included in the parties’ 1985 prenuptial agreement, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming judgment.
A husband’s military disability benefits constituted income for the purpose of determining his spousal support obligation in his divorce, West Virginia’s highest court has ruled.
Federal law does not prevent a state court from considering a husband’s veterans’ disability benefits in calculating spousal support in his divorce, the South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A wife could not bring an action for separate maintenance and support when she and her husband continued to live together, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
A husband could obtain a modification of a divorce decree provision requiring him to maintain health insurance for the wife, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
The wife of an institutionalized spouse could not obtain relief under Medicaid guidelines simply by showing that her monthly income allowance was insufficient to maintain her previous standard of living, New York’s highest court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A wife’s contributions in launching her husband’s career as a dentist were significant enough to justify an award of compensatory spousal support, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A divorced man’s continued obligation to pay spousal and child support could be based on the military allowances that he received for housing and food, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming judgment.
An 81-year-old woman who divorced her husband in 1985 recently received a $600,000 settlement for owed spousal support and pension payments.
The continuation of a divorced man’s spousal support obligation could be based on benefits received from his pension – even though half the asset had been awarded to his wife in the parties’ divorce, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.