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How to Negotiate a Fair Alimony Settlement with Your Spouse
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Category: Alimony | Family Law

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Divorce is a painful and often traumatic experience. While some divorces can start and finish in the span of a few months, others drag on for years. Why? Money. Assets. Custody battles.
 
If you are preparing to file for divorce, or are even just considering the possibility of ending your marriage, it’s time to think about what you are looking for out of a settlement. One of the… Read More [+]


Consequences for Refusing to Pay Alimony in Florida
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If you don’t pay the alimony you are legally required to pay, stiff consequences await you under Florida law. Below, we’re going to discuss these consequences and let you know how to get help.
 
Alimony Law in Florida
 
A judge may require that alimony be paid to one of the spouses after divorce. This alimony payment is based on the circumstances surrounding the divorce, including the following:… Read More [+]


Post-Divorce Budgeting: What to Do with Your Alimony Check
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Category: Alimony | Divorce

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Getting divorced isn’t just about separating your life from your spouse, but also your finances. If you’re going to be receiving alimony, that means figuring out where that money fits into your overall financial picture.
 
How exactly do you do this?
 
In this post, we’re going to offer several suggestions on how to use your alimony check for maximum benefit.
 
Develop a Budget
 
In the… Read More [+]


How the New Tax Bill Is Set to Change Alimony in Florida
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You probably already know that the new tax bill will create sweeping changes in a number of areas, but you might not have heard that alimony is where some of the biggest changes will occur. Here’s what you need to know about current alimony laws, the changes set to occur, and how they are likely to affect you.
 
Florida Alimony Law as It Stands
 
Alimony in Florida is… Read More [+]


How to Avoid Mistakes in Your Florida Family Law Case
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Even in the most amicable, straightforward family law cases, mistakes can easily be made that compromise one or more parties and draw out litigation. Follow this advice to sidestep common mistakes that could cost you in your Florida family law case.
 
Know the basics of family law
 
Family law usually involves significant life changes, such as planning for a wedding, adopting a child, separating, or divorcing. All… Read More [+]