Jacksonville Alimony Attorney
Experienced Jacksonville Divorce Lawyers on Your Side
In the case of dissolution of marriage, one party may require financial
assistance through the means of the other party. This exchange of monetary
funds after divorce is called alimony. The purpose of alimony is to eliminate
unfair economic limitations of either party after a divorce. It is a continual
monthly exchange of finances from the higher earning spouse to the lower
earning spouse. It can be a very challenging topic after divorce because
of the emotional distress that the topic causes. It is a necessary obligation
after divorce that allows the lower earning spouse to make his or her
way in the world. As a
Jacksonville divorce attorney I can help put together an alimony agreement that effectively works with
Who is entitled to receive alimony in Florida?
During a proceeding for dissolution of marriage, the court can grant alimony
to either party. There are different kinds of alimony which can be given; either
permanent. The court can also decide whether this payment will be made in one lump
sum or during set monthly periods. They will also take into consideration
factors such as adultery and domestic abuse, when determining alimony.
The primary determination of how much alimony, if any, should be granted,
is whether or not either party has a need for spousal support.
It is my desire that you are able to receive the alimony you deserve and
that your rights are fully protected no matter whether you are on the
lower income or higher income side of the situation. The court takes into
consideration many factors, such as the length of marriage, when making
the decision to grant alimony and how much. My firm can discuss your probability
of receiving this payment and how much to expect. I can also help prepare
an agreement that the courts may agree to allow. If you are in need of
alimony or are involved in a dispute regarding spousal support,
contact my firm so that we can work through this situation.