Form Approved for Optional Use
Judicial Council of California
FL-157 [New January 1, 2012]
Family Code, §§ 270, 2030,2032, 4320,
6344, 7640
www.courts.ca.gov
SPOUSAL OR PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT
DECLARATION ATTACHMENT
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SPOUSAL OR PARTNER SUPPORT DECLARATION ATTACHMENT
CASE NUMBER:
PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER:
DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARENT/PARTY:
FL-157
Other
The supported party has the following training, job skills, and work history:
The current job market for the job skills of the supported party described in item 3a(1) is:
(2)
(specify):
Declaration for Default or Uncontested Judgment (form FL-170)
Supporting Declaration for Attorney's Fees and
Costs Attachment (form FL-158)
Spousal or domestic partner support. I request that the court (check all that apply):
1.
a.
Enter a judgment for spousal or domestic partner support for Petitioner
Respondent.
b.
Modify the judgment for spousal or domestic partner support for Petitioner
Respondent.
c.
Deny the request to modify the judgment for spousal or domestic partner support.
d.
Terminate jurisdiction to award spousal or domestic partner support to Petitioner
Respondent.
Attorney fees and costs. I request that the court (check one):
2.
a.
Order my attorney fees and costs to be paid by my spouse or domestic partner
a joined party
b.
Deny the request for attorney fees and costs.
(specify):
3.
The facts in support of my request are:
a.
Family Code section 4320(a)(1)
(1)
The supported party would need the following time and expense to acquire the education or training to develop the job
skills described in item 3a(1):
(3)
To develop other, more marketable job skills or employment, the supported party would need the following retraining
or education:
(4)
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SPOUSAL OR PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT
DECLARATION ATTACHMENT
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CASE NUMBER:
PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER:
DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARENT/PARTY:
FL-157
3.
Facts in support of request.
b.
Family Code section 4320(a)(2)
Provide any facts that indicate the supported party's earning ability is, or is not, lower than it might be if he or she had not had
periods of unemployment because of the time needed to attend to domestic duties (explain):
c.
Family Code section 4320(b)
Provide any facts that indicate that the supported party contributed to the education, training, career position, or license of the
supporting party.
d.
Family Code section 4320(c)
(1)
The supporting party
does
does not
have the ability to pay spousal or domestic partner support.
(2)
The supporting party's current gross income from employment or self-employment is (specify):
(3)
The supporting party's current income from investments, retirement, other sources is (specify):
(4)
The supporting party's current income from investments, retirement, other sources is (specify):
(5)
The supporting party's standard of living is (describe, for example, type and frequency of vacations, value of home and
other real estate, value of investments, type of vehicles owned, credit card use or non-use):
CASE NUMBER:
PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER:
DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARENT/PARTY:
FL-157
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SPOUSAL OR PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT
DECLARATION ATTACHMENT
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3.
Facts in support of request.
e.
Family Code section 4320(d)
The supported party
does
does not
need support to maintain the standard of living we enjoyed during the
marriage or domestic partnership.
f.
Family Code Section 4320(e)
(1)
The supported party's assets and obligations, including separate property, are (list values and balances):
(2)
The supporting party's assets and obligations, including separate property, are (list values and balances):
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SPOUSAL OR PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT
DECLARATION ATTACHMENT
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CASE NUMBER:
PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER:
DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARENT/PARTY:
FL-157
3.
Facts in support of request.
g.
Family Code section 4320(f)
Length of marriage or domestic partnership (specify):
h.
Family Code section 4320(g)
Provide any facts indicating whether or not the supported party is able to work without unduly interfering with the interests of
the children in his or her care
i.
Family Code section 4320(h)
(1)
Petitioner's age is (specify): Respondent's age is (specify):
(2)
Petitioner's current health condition is (describe):
(3)
Respondent's current health condition is (describe):
j.
Additional factors (Family Code sections 4320(i)–(n))
The court will also consider the following factors before making a judgment for spousal or domestic partner support:
(1)
(2)
(3)
Any documented evidence of domestic violence between the parties as defined in Family Code section 6211.
The immediate and specific tax consequences for each party;
The balance of the hardships on each party;
The criminal conviction of an abusive spouse in reducing or eliminating support in accordance with Family Code section
4325;
(4)
(5)
(6)
The goal that the supported party will be self-supporting within a reasonable period of time; and
Any other factors the court determines are just and equitable.
Describe below any additional information that will assist the court in considering the above factors:
(describe):
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