The Florida Alimony Statute has changed as of 2011. This is one of the factors we will consider in advising you during your case.
At Rubinstein, Holz & King, P.A., we are dedicated to helping clients with legal matters related to divorce and family law, including alimony considerations. Our attorneys have a combined 50-plus years of legal experience and extensive knowledge of family law legislation and procedures. We will take the time to understand your situation, fully explain guidelines for alimony — which changed significantly in July 2011 — and advise you on your options.
To talk to a skilled attorney about your divorce or family law matter, call us at 239-332-3400.
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Types of spousal maintenance include:
- Temporary support — provided from the date of divorce filing until settlement or trial
- Bridge the Gap — eases the transition from being married to single, generally provided from six months to one year
- Rehabilitative support — pays for job training to enable the receiving spouse to become self-supporting
- Durational support — This new option provides support for a set period of time, not to exceed the length of the marriage.
- Permanent support — provides support until the remarriage of the receiving spouse or the death of either spouse
- Lump sum support — pays all support in one installment
The Florida courts determine alimony based on several statutory factors, which we will review with you during an initial consultation. Our Fort Myers alimony lawyers are accomplished negotiators, mediators and litigators who will advocate for you at every step.
If you need trusted advice regarding alimony, call us at 239-332-3400. Our office is located in downtown Fort Myers, Florida, at the corner of Jackson and Bay Streets on the third floor of the Tidewater Building. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover credit card payments.