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Old 12-14-2010, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Mess View Post
This is from the Federal Spousal Support Guidelines. They are not law, but they are widely used and are based on case law; that is, they are based on the results of recent court cases so if you went to trial you would cite those cases and get this result anyway.

Spousal support is calculated after child support is paid. Just cut and paste what I quoted and mail it to the lawyer, and say that you understand that he has been out of law school for a long time, but that it is important to stay up to date on matters like this and you hope you won't need to do any further research for him without pay.
Thanks Mess!