Alimony

How do Florida courts determine alimony?

Determining alimony in Florida is a somewhat complicated process. Since every divorce in Broward County is a bit different, courts will handle the question of alimony slightly differently depending on the couple’s unique circumstances. Still, Coral Springs residents...

How is alimony decided in Florida?

Once alimony has been requested during the divorce process, it is important to be familiar with how it is decided. The divorce court will take a hard look at a variety of different factors when determining whether or not to award alimony; how much alimony to award;...

Alimony in Florida a consistent challenge amid proposed changes

When a Florida couple divorces, one of the most complex issues to navigate is alimony. Of course, in some cases, there is room for negotiation amid cordial relations and they can agree on how much the alimony will be. In others, there is a major gap. The paying former...

What other types of alimony are available?

Divorce can become contentious, regardless of the circumstances. Though, other than child custody, one of the most contentious disputes revolve around alimony. Indeed, our blog even recently discussed permanent alimony. However, readers were likely left wonder what...

Will permanent alimony be awarded as part of my Florida divorce?

Alimony is a common source of dispute in a Florida divorce. This is true from the perspective of the former spouse who might be ordered to pay and the former spouse who will be receiving payments. There are different types of alimony under state law. In some...

The four types of alimony in Florida

The topic of alimony is often a hot-button issue when Floridians divorce. Both sides want to see a fair outcome, and no two situations are the same. Florida law recognizes that different circumstances may call for different outcomes and thus recognizes four types of...

What if alimony is not paid because the obligor is unemployed?

When there is an order that a former spouse pay alimony to the other former spouse, it is imperative that the payments be made on time and in full. Circumstances may arise where the paying spouse (the obligor) is unemployed, underemployed or without income. For the...

Three facts about alimony in Florida

Getting through a divorce can be difficult on a Florida resident. If they were dependent on their ex for financial support throughout the marriage, getting by after a divorce can also be challenging. For some individuals, starting over outside of ended marriages can...