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Alimony Archives

Know your rights regarding Florida spousal support payments

Spousal support payments are sometimes included in a divorce settlement. Last week, we discussed what information you should keep regarding your alimony payments. Making sure that you keep vital information is necessary because of how certain issues, such as tax implications, can affect you.

What should I know about lump sum alimony payments?

We discussed some of the points that are used to determine alimony last week. If alimony is part of your divorce case, there are some points you should consider if there is the option of the alimony being awarded as a monthly payment or a lump sum payment.

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.

Alimony law changes might be on the horizon in Florida

There might be some changes on the horizon for alimony payments in Florida. That is one of the issues before the state Legislature for this year. If the radical reform is approved, lifetime alimony would be eliminated in our state. Our readers might remember when Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a similar measure two years ago after it passed through the Legislature.

Tax implications can affect how you handle alimony

Last week, we discussed some of the factors that are considered in Florida when it comes to alimony cases. While many people might think that alimony payments are great for the person receiving and not so great for the person paying, that isn't always the case. There are some specific tax considerations for you to think about if you are in the midst of a case involving alimony.

What should I know about alimony orders in Florida?

For people who are going through a divorce in Florida, the question of alimony might come up at some point. There are some very specific points about alimony that might interest some of our readers. These points can determine if alimony is suitable for a case and what the terms of the alimony should be.

Alimony isn't a way of life in Florida

Alimony is a touchy subject for some couples simply because of the uncertainty surrounding the topic. Many people don't want to admit that they need their ex's support if the marriage ends, while the ex doesn't want to have to provide support. There are some points regarding Florida alimony that residents might find interesting, especially those who are going through a divorce.

Determining the suitability of alimony in your case

When you are getting a divorce, the subject of alimony might come up at some point. If you are on the receiving side, you likely want the highest alimony as possible. If you are on the paying side, you likely want the smallest alimony payments possible. Regardless of which side you are on, it is vital that you protect your interests when it comes to alimony.