Can I get Alimony if We Still Live Together?

If the parties are still living together, Jennifer, then generally I would think the court would at least order that the status quo be maintained. What is status quo? Status quo essentially means, You took my question from me. However, I knew you were going to go there, Jennifer. However, the parties typically paid their

Is Alimony Guaranteed?

Alimony may not be granted in every case, but what some of the variables an attorney would look at would be, what is each party’s income? What is each party’s recurring monthly expenses? What is each party’s monthly net deficit or monthly net surplus? If a party can pay their bills from their recurring income,

Can I Waive Temporary Alimony?

So in the state of Florida, parties cannot waive temporary support from the other party. Even if a prenuptial agreement says the parties waive all forms of alimony, including temporary alimony, the court still has the authority to award a party temporary alimony if it finds that one party has a need to receive and

Alimony During the Divorce

So there is an area in Florida called temporary alimony or alimony pendente lite, which is temporary alimony from one party to the other during the course of the divorce case. So if you’re in the middle of a divorce case, the party or the party’s attorney, if they’re represented can file a motion for

Asset Divison in Florida: An Equitable Distribution State

Florida operates on an equitable distribution principle when it comes to dividing marital assets and debts. This doesn’t mean a 50-50 split, but a fair division based on various factors. Understanding the distinction between marital and nonmarital assets and how the court assesses fairness can make a significant difference in your financial future post divorce.

Does the Length of the Marriage Matter?

The length of the marriage does matter. That would dictate whether the marriage is a short-term marriage, a moderate-term marriage, or a long-term marriage. And the length of the marriage is defined as the date, from the date the parties were married until the date an action for divorce is filed. Now there are specific

Top Questions to Ask Your Attorney

The consultation is a great opportunity for you to determine whether the attorney is right for you. This is where your attorney makes the best impression. Provide documents to the attorney before the consultation. Prepare a list of items to discuss. As we suggested in the prior video, ask your attorney what strategy he or

Alimony 101

We talk about alimony a lot in a lot of our consultations, and the most important thing for the parties to understand is right now in the state of Florida, Florida has eliminated permanent alimony. So even if you have a long-term marriage, there is no such thing as permanent alimony. But it’s important for

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