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What is Alimony Pendente Lite?

Divorce is filled with many important issues that must be decided before the actual divorce can be finalized. Property and debt division is one such issue as is child support and alimony. The thing that may come as a surprise to many couples is the fact that alimony decisions can arise before...

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What to Know About Florida Alimony

Of all the contentious issues that can arise over the course of a divorce, alimony may top them all. Something about the prospect of making payments to a former spouse gets emotions and feelings, in general, to run very high. Part of managing the stress and everything else that comes with...

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Types of Alimony Awarded in Florida

In a divorce, one of the most hotly contested issues can be alimony. Alimony is a court-ordered payment to be made by one spouse to the other during a divorce, after a divorce, or both. Either spouse is able to request support during divorce proceedings and the request will be evaluated...

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Does Filing Bankruptcy Impact Alimony Obligations?

Divorce and financial struggles often go hand in hand on multiple levels. On one level, financial issues are often cited as some of the more prominent reasons for seeking a divorce in the first place. On another level, divorce can exacerbate or lead to financial difficulties, particularly when the fiscal adjustment...

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Can You Waive Your Right to Alimony?

Alimony, or spousal support, can be an important part of the foundation on which you build your new life after divorce. The financial transition going from a two-income house down to a one-income house can be jarring. This can be even more true if your spouse was the sole breadwinner....

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If My Ex Goes Bankrupt, Will I Still Get Alimony?

Alimony, also referred to as “spousal support,” is court-ordered payments from one spouse to the other spouse after divorce or separation has occurred. Essentially, alimony is ordered in the event that one spouse needs such funds to maintain the standard of living enjoyed during the marriage and the other spouse has...

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