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Pinellas County alimony case may result in jail time

Divorce is a difficult prospect even when people have enough resources to share. In fact, divorces that involve more finances and assets may end up being the most contentious. When a marriage feels less like a contract based on love and more like a custody order, it may be time to separate and make preparations for an independent life.

Can alimony help spouses through the difficulties of divorce?

Divorce is one of the most stressful events in a person's life if it happens, and there is little protection from the stress even when most points between spouses are uncontested in court. But one of the most stressful parts of the process is navigating unknown territory because no one gets married ever expecting to deal with a divorce.

Alimony can be a lifeline for divorcing spouses

Many Floridians are concerned for their financial future after a divorce. In the case of many dependent spouses, alimony can be a vital lifeline to spouses looking to get their lives together as independent people. Regardless of the effects of divorce, no one should go through it without support.

How is alimony decided in a Florida divorce?

The face of alimony is about to change around the country, and it will affect thousands of Floridians. Alimony in 2019 will not be tax deductible for the person paying it, and it will not be taxable income for the person receiving it. This is a complete switch from the way things have been for decades.

Can I apply for alimony before a divorce in Florida?

Many people who have been through one or two can tell you that divorce is one of the most stressful events in life. This may be true but one of the hardest parts of the process may be the separation before the divorce, especially if it is long term. Fortunately, Florida law allows for spousal support even before a divorce.