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The complex process of determining alimony payments

Determining child support payments can certainly be complex, but there are mathematical formulas in place that help out. When it comes to alimony, nothing like that exists, so the whole thing can be far more confusing and difficult. It's very important to know how this works and how much alimony should be fairly paid.

Learn how alimony laws affect your case

Last week, we discussed the bill that is moving through legislation that seeks to change the alimony laws in Florida. That possibility is one that likely has some of our readers wondering about anyone is supposed to keep up with all these changes. We know that it is hard for our readers to know all about alimony and everything else dealing with divorce. We can help you with all aspects of your divorce.

Types of alimony possible in a divorce settlement in Florida

Alimony is one of the considerations of divorce that some people are curious about. There are some people who find the thought of getting money every month from their ex-spouse alluring. Before any person heads to court for a divorce, they should know some of the basics regarding alimony in Florida.

Trust fund distributions are fair game for garnishment by ex

Well-meaning parents wanting to ensure passage of adult children's inheritances into trusts often wish to keep the intended beneficiary's former spouse from asserting any claim to trust funds in case of divorce and possible alimony. In states such as Pennsylvania, this may not be the case. Article 5 of the Uniform Trust Code, UTC, shields assets held by discretionary or spendthrift trusts from creditor claims but does not disturb the legal rights of children and former spouses of primary beneficiaries to entrusted assets.