Legal dating laws in california
[Based on California Family Code - Sections: 760, 770, 772, 2550] The court shall consider all of the following circumstances where determining spousal support: (a) The ability to maintain the standard of living established during the marriage, taking into account all of the following: (1) The ability of the spouse seeking support to gain self-supporting employment (2) The extent to which that spouse's present or future earning capacity was impaired by periods of unemployment during the marriage to permit the supported party to devote time to domestic duties.
(b) The extent to which the supported party contributed to the attainment of an education, training, a career position, or a license by the supporting party.
Any provision regarding spousal support, including but not limited to, a waiver of it, is not enforceable if the party against whom enforcement of the spousal support provision is sought was not represented by independent counsel at the time the agreement was signed, or if the provision regarding spousal support is unconscionable at the time of enforcement.
There is neither a preference nor a presumption for or against joint legal custody, joint physical custody, or sole custody, allowing the court and the family the widest discretion to choose a parenting plan that is in the best interest of the child.(c) The ability of the supporting party to pay spousal support.(d) The needs of each party based on the standard of living established during the marriage.(7) Any other matter, including their personal rights and obligations, not in violation of public policy or a statute imposing a criminal penalty.The right of a child to support may not be adversely affected by a premarital agreement.