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Alimony Tag

Permanent Alimony Awards in Short-Term Marriages We receive a lot of questions regarding qualifications for alimony under Florida law. As mentioned in prior posts, there are a few different types of alimony. The type most people are asking about is referred to as "permanent alimony". As the...

Durational Alimony We receive a lot of questions about what it takes to qualify for alimony in a Florida divorce. There are a few different types of alimony, one of which is referred to as "Durational" alimony. Under Florida Statute §61.08 (2014), durational alimony may be awarded when permanent...

Rehabilitative Alimony We receive a lot of questions about what it takes to qualify for alimony in a Florida divorce. There are a few different types of alimony, one of which is referred to as "Rehabilitative" alimony. The principal purpose of rehabilitative alimony is to provide...

Bridge the Gap Alimony We receive a lot of questions about alimony in Florida divorces. There are a few different types of alimony, one of which is referred to as "bridging the gap" alimony. "Bridge the Gap" alimony  may be awarded to assist a divorcing party in making...

Can I Set Aside a Marital Settlement Agreement? We receive a lot of calls in which the caller would like to have the  Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA), that was entered in their Miami, Florida divorce, "set aside" due to the agreement being unfair, etc. Florida Family Law...

Separate Maintenance Sometimes a marriage is not quite working out, but you are not (yet) ready for an actual divorce. Additionally, there are instances where a couple may be ready to separate but are not legally entitled to a divorce at that moment. In both these...

Modification Decrees & Delinquent Child Support Payments Sometimes people fall behind in alimony or child support payments. This is often due to a loss of employment, medical issues or other unforeseen events that result in changed economic circumstances for that person. Can the delinquent ex-spouse, in...