What does a stay at home mom get in a divorce? These include: Limited Duration or Term Alimony, Open Durational Alimony (fka Permanent Alimony), Rehabilitative Alimony, and Reimbursement Alimony. In the most common scenario we see, most stay at home moms divorcing are looking at limited duration or term alimony, or open durational alimony.
Who gets to stay in the house during a divorce in California? In the state of California, under community property rules, this house belongs to both spouses in almost all cases. If the house was purchased or acquired during the course of the marriage, then both spouses have an ownership stake in the home. This is true even if only one spouse was working and paid for the house.
Should a stay at home mom get a job during a divorce? Should a stay-at-home mom get a job before divorce? Yes, stay-at-home moms should get a job, period. Some attorneys or ill-informed friends may suggest that by keeping your income low, you will qualify for more child support and/or alimony.
Can you be divorced and live in the same house in California? A majority of states, including California, do not have rules regarding whether spouses can live together during divorce, which allows you to get a divorce and still live together. There are many reasons you might want to live together during a divorce.