Alimony is the amount of money paid by one spouse to support the other during the process of divorce or even for a certain period of time after the divorce. Usually the spouse earning more (whether wife or husband) is requires to support the other spouse.
Under the Florida law, there are five kinds of alimony options:
Any fair combination of the above listed five types of alimony can be awarded by a judge. The payment process in Alimony could be periodic or one could also hand over a lump-sum amount (usually uncommon). Spouses have the option to decide about various terms and conditions governing the alimony. This could include completely disregarding taking alimony. This is usually done in exchange for another valuable asset, typically some kind of property.
If you have any questions about alimony in Florida or would like to speak to us about your options, please contact us at (813) 518-7411. We represent clients during stressful and difficult times in their lives. We are empathetic, responsive, and push for a quick resolution. We look forward to helping you resolve your issue quickly, fairly, and in a way that will help you to return to the stable, predictable life that you deserve.