Broward County Alimony Attorney
Information on Alimony Payments in Broward County, FL
In every divorce, there are many elements that must be decided, issues to be resolved, and compromises to be made. One very important element of every divorce is how the parties will fare after the divorce is final. Many families today are dual-income households; however, the income difference between the parties can be quite drastic due to issues such as the glass ceiling, education, or the economy.
The standard of living is one element that courts look at when determining alimony payments after divorce. If you need legal assistance establishing or modifying your alimony payments, please do not hesitate to consult with a Broward County divorce lawyer from my firm today.
Alimony Factors in Florida
If one spouse makes significantly more than the other spouse, then they may be required to make support payments on a monthly basis in order to supplement the other spouse's income. A party could be required to make payments for an indefinite or specified period of time, depending on:
- the mental and physical health of both parties
- the duration of the marriage
- other various issues
These payments are designed to provide for the lesser income spouse and help them get back on their feet. It is important that you understand this process and seek legal assistance when pursuing a favorable outcome.
Types of Alimony in Florida
There are different types of alimony in the state of Florida:
- Lump sum
Depending on the circumstances and various elements of your marriage, one or more of these types of alimony payments may apply to your situation.
As an attorney and Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, I am dedicated to providing excellent representation for my clients and I work to supply the best legal assistance that I can. If you are facing divorce, then you need to speak with me as soon as possible regarding your situation, so that we can begin the process of building your case to effectively protect your rights in court. I have handled numerous alimony issues in the past and I can put this experience to work for you if you choose to work with me.