Miami Alimony Attorneys
Alimony, also known as spousal support, is established during a divorce. Florida law has changed effective July 1, 2023. There are many changes to determining the amount and duration of alimony. Permanent alimony has been eliminated as a form of alimony. There remain several other forms of alimony which may be available depending on a number of factors. There is temporary alimony, bridge the gap alimony, rehabilitative alimony, and durational alimony.
Alimony is based on one party’s need for support and the other party’s ability to pay such support. Having an experienced lawyer assist you in understanding your entitlement to support or your potential support obligation is important.
Alimony is based on several factors including:
- The age and health of the party seeking support
- The party’s educational background and work history
- The contributions to the marriage in the form of childcare and the like
- The career interruption of a spouse to assist the other spouse to advance their career
- The disparity in earnings between the parties
As experienced counsel, Leinoff & Lemos will provide guidance on issues impacting alimony. Factors such as the assets to be received by a party and the imputed interest on those assets or income to be produced from an asset award are all factors to be included in a determination of alimony.