The response to COVID-19 differs across the nation. This post explains the latest updates and rules for around child support, spousal support, custody and visitation, and getting divorce in California. Official information is available at the California courts homepage.
The latest news out of the courts, now more than week old, is known as Emergency Rule 13. Emergency Rule 13 recognizes that people’s income may have changed and allows Californians to put into motion a request to change a support order.
We’ll take a look at how Rule 13 and COVID-19 have impacted your ability to file for divorce and request a change to support or custody orders.