In an intact marriage, each spouse contributes to support the marriage and the family in his or her own way. Some spouses may financially contribute to the marriage by running a family business, while other spouses may devote their efforts to the upbringing of the children or to working outside the home to provide funds for the other spouse to further his or her education.
When the marriage falls apart, one spouse may leave the marriage without the funds he or she rightly deserves. Whether you will be awarded alimony or you will have to pay alimony to your spouse must be decided on a case-by-case basis. Under the Florida alimony statute, there are a number of forms of alimony which may be awarded to a spouse in a divorce.
When you employ The Law Office of Karen D. Faulkner, we will access your case, review all facts specific to your marriage, consider all factors the court must consider in determining whether or not an alimony award is , we will access your case, review all facts specific to your marriage, consider all factors the court must consider in determining whether or not an alimony award is appropriate and then we will advise you accordingly. Some factors the court must consider in order to determine if an alimony award is appropriate are:
- The length of the marriage
- The standard of living during the marriage
- The relative income of each spouse
- All sources of income available to each spouse
- Employability of a spouse
- Need of one spouse for alimony and ability of the other spouse to pay
- The sacrifices and contributions one spouse has made during the marriage
For more than 20 years, The Law Office of Karen D. Faulkner, P.A., has been helping our clients obtain alimony as part of their divorce. Contact us so that we can determine whether or not you are a candidate for alimony.
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