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Can You Negotiate Your Own Alimony Deal in a Florida Divorce?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Recent changes to Florida’s alimony laws have caused confusion among spouses. Even before these laws took effect, alimony was a somewhat complex endeavor in the Sunshine State. To determine how much alimony you might owe or receive, you need to consider various percentages, income disparity, and the length of the marriage. Can you skip… Read More »

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I Earn Almost the Same as My Spouse: Is Alimony Worth Pursuing in Orlando?

By Steve W. Marsee |

As with many aspects of divorce in Orlando, alimony is calculated based on the income of each spouse. If you are approaching divorce for the first time, you may already know that the spouse who earns more may pay the lower-income spouse alimony. Although new Florida laws mean that these payments will usually end… Read More »

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Can a Prenuptial Agreement Prevent or Enforce Alimony in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Recent changes to Florida’s alimony laws have many spouses rethinking their prenuptial agreements. What might have seemed like a good deal at the beginning of your marriage may suddenly seem like a burden. Can your prenuptial agreement in Florida force you to pay permanent alimony – even if the state has ended permanent alimony?… Read More »

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Could Florida Ban ALL Alimony in the Future?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Most residents of Florida are already aware of the State’s recent ban on permanent alimony, but could lawmakers eventually go even further and ban the entire practice of alimony altogether? This is certainly possible, and critics have referred to alimony as an antiquated concept for decades. Generally speaking, legal changes occur in incremental steps… Read More »

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What if Your Ex Isn’t Trying to Accomplish Anything During Rehabilitative Alimony?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Although rehabilitative alimony in Florida gives receiving spouses valuable financial support after divorce, these spouses cannot simply sit back and achieve nothing during this process. In Florida, rehabilitative alimony comes with clear conditions. If the receiving spouse fails to meet these conditions, then they may stop receiving payments. What should you do if you’re… Read More »

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When Does Rehabilitative Alimony End in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

With the end of permanent alimony in Florida, many spouses are now taking the prospect of rehabilitative alimony much more seriously. This type of alimony specifically helps dependent spouses “get back on their feet” and regain financial independence after a divorce. These dependent spouses face the real prospect of financial ruin if they fail… Read More »

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The Dangers of Paying Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you are approaching a divorce in Florida, you might feel tempted to provide your ex with a lump-sum alimony payment. Your logic might be to “get it over with” and part ways with your ex without ever having to deal with them again. Seeing money drained from your account each month can serve… Read More »

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I Just Found Out My Alimony Is Ending Soon: What Should I Do?

By Steve W. Marsee |

After recent changes to divorce laws in Florida, alimony payments for many spouses will soon end. For some, this news comes as a complete surprise – and it may be difficult to adapt to this sudden loss in income. If you are facing this situation, you might be wondering how to proceed in the… Read More »

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My Ex is Trying to Stop Paying Me Alimony in Florida. Can I Stop Them?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Due to the passing of new legislation in Florida, many residents are being confronted with the real possibility of their alimony payments ending. This can be a hard pill to swallow – especially for residents who have grown accustomed to these payments. Perhaps you have built your entire budget around these payments, and you’re… Read More »

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Options for Eliminating Alimony in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

Thanks to recent changes to Florida’s divorce laws, there are now numerous ways to end alimony in Orlando. The best option for you depends entirely on your unique situation, and it may be worth discussing the various choices alongside a qualified lawyer who has experience with matters related to alimony. Prenuptial Agreements  Prenuptial agreements… Read More »

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