Alimony & Spousal Support
The starting point for every spousal support analysis is determining the factual issue of need and ability to pay. The one element common to all types of alimony is the requirement that the recipient spouse must have a need and the payor spouse must have the ability to pay. Both elements must be present to meet the threshold of any alimony award. If the court finds that a party has a need for continued support and that the other party has the means to provide it, the court will consider all relevant factors as enumerated by Florida Statute in determining the appropriate amount and duration.
Spousal support is dependent on a broad range of issues including the history of the marriage, the parties health, education, employability, and age. In Florida, there are several types that can be awarded and the classifications and nuances of the types of alimony are constantly evolving with societal trends. We pride ourselves in being well-versed in these classifications and finding the right fit for your needs if you are the payee or, alternatively, finding ways to circumvent an award of spousal support for the payor.
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