30. PLEASE NOTE THAT, pursuant to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2018, spouse assistance, which is agreed or ordered on or after January 1, 2019, is no longer taxable to the payer or recipient under federal law. The old rules have not changed for California tax purposes. The above policy programs will be updated to reflect this fact for support orders created after January 1. However, the old guidance formulas continue to apply to support instruments and court decisions concluded or adopted before 31 December 2018. 25. IF NO ASSISTANCE TO THE SPOUSE: both parties waive all the pension rights of the spouses and understand that this waiver is final and that in the future they will never be able to apply to a court for spousal support. Both parties are aware that this clause can cause them significant and unexpected difficulties, and they considered this possibility when they decided to renounce the assistance of the spouses. The Tribunal does not reserve jurisdiction over the issue of assistance to spouses. This waiver of the spousal pension is absolute. (1) The husband has an insurance policy of $_,through_________ (company name) with the policy number #_________. 2.
The husband shall irrevocably designate the wife as the sole beneficiary under this policy and submit the designation with______________ in accordance with the Insurance Act. The husband shall give the wife an authentic copy of the appellation within 14 days of the execution of this Agreement. 3. The husband will retain the wife as the sole irrevocable beneficiary under the policy for as long as he is required to pay assistance either for the wife or for one of the children, and the husband will then be able to manage the policy as he pleases. 4. At the request of the wife, the husband will prove each year that the policy remains in force. (alternatively): authorization and instruction, (5) If the insurance policy is no longer available to the husband due to his employment, he will immediately take out replacement insurance (to ensure that there is no gap in coverage outside his control) at the level of coverage at similar costs and replacement policy. (6) If the husband is in arrears in the payment of premiums and the policy is no longer in good condition, the wife may, at her sole election, pay all premiums and recover them from the husband, as well as all his or her costs and charges, including attorney`s and client`s fees.
(7) If the husband dies without such insurance, his personal representatives shall pay the wife the difference between the amount of life insurance she received under this subsection, and that obligation shall be a first charge on his estate. (Alternate (8) In the event of the death of the husband without such insurance, his maintenance obligation shall be maintained under this Agreement (notwithstanding paragraphs 11 and 14 of this Agreement) and a first charge of his succession. . . .