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Learn what Florida laws say about alimony payments

On Behalf of | Jul 28, 2017 | Alimony

Alimony is something that is a contentious issue in many divorces. Typically, this is something that is associated with a high-asset divorce. In some cases, it is an issue because one parent sacrificed his or her career to raise the children or that a spouse left work to care for the marital home.

A divorce is a difficult event in a person’s life if he or she has been financially dependent on his or her spouse for some time. They will have to learn the skills necessary to move back into the workforce. Then, they will have to deal with the issue of having holes in their resume during the period where they stayed home.

If you are trying to get alimony or trying to figure out if you should pay alimony, it is imperative that you learn what Florida laws have to say about the situation. Understanding these points might make your decisions a bit easier to make.

As we discussed in our previous blog post, financial support payments to an ex don’t have to be made monthly in all cases. If you have come to the conclusion that alimony is a sure thing in your case, lump sum alimony is one thing that you might consider. You will need to make sure that the divorce order and alimony order are accurate regarding alimony and how it is classified.

We know that you might need answers to some questions about your case. We can help you to get these answers so that you can decide what you are going to do about the alimony payments that might be a part of your divorce.