Florida does not have set guidelines for awarding alimony. In fact, the court is not required to award alimony and may choose not to depending on the circumstances of your case. There are, however, many factors the court considers in making its determination. An experienced Orlando alimony attorney can help to make a strong argument to support your position.
Whether you are the spouse seeking alimony or the spouse defending against an alimony claim, the divorce attorneys at the Orlando, Florida-based law firm of McMichen, Cinami & Demps are prepared to help you. We offer our clients combined experience of over 40 years in Florida family law and we have helped many clients with divorce-related alimony and spousal maintenance issues.
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An alimony or spousal support award can be temporary, permanent or rehabilitative in nature. Every alimony case is unique and comes with its own set of challenges. Our Orlando spousal support attorneys know the factors the court applies in making a determination on these matters and we know how to build the most compelling case on your behalf.
Among the factors that come into play in spousal support cases are:
Short-term vs. long-term marriage
Standard of living during the marriage
The final property division agreement
Earning capacity of each party
Time and training necessary for recipient spouse to find employment
Services provided by each spouse during the marriage
Contribution of one spouse to the other’s career advancement
Contact our Orlando, Florida, office to discuss your spousal support questions with an experienced lawyer. We will give you an honest assessment of the legal issues involved in your case and let you know what we can do to help.