Spousal support, traditionally referred to as alimony, is commonly disputed by divorcing couples. At Fried and Fried, P.A., we frequently hear questions regarding spousal support amounts, qualifications and the factors involved. These can be very difficult questions to answer without knowing the facts and details of your individual case.
In Florida, spousal support is decided on a case-by-case basis. If you are going through a divorce and need legal representation regarding alimony, an experienced and knowledgeable attorney can examine your unique situation, make recommendations and take your case to court if necessary. Call Fried and Fried, P.A., in Fort Myers at 239-243-9287 to schedule a consultation with a skilled lawyer about your legal needs or contact us online.
What Factors Are Considered In The Alimony Decision?
Alimony is paid by one spouse to the other during and after a divorce. The state of Florida considers many statutory factors when establishing a spousal support order, including:
- Duration of the marriage
- Incomes of both spouses
- Standard of living during the marriage
- Needs of spouse seeking support
- Many other factors
Spousal Support And Your Future
There are various types of spousal support orders — each one resulting in different stipulations that can greatly affect your future. These complex decisions are best made with the support and guidance of a skilled attorney who knows the law in your state. If you have questions about alimony, call an attorney at Fried and Fried, P.A., at 239-243-9287 for answers and legal representation. You can also contact us through our online form.