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There are various types of abuse in relationships. One we see often during the divorce process is financial abuse. Financial abuse in a relationship can take various forms, including: 1. Controlling the finances: One partner taking complete control over the couple’s finances, restricting access to bank accounts, credit cards, or cash. 2. Monitoring spending: Constantly […]
The changes to the Florida Alimony Statute took effect on July 1, 2023 for all initial petitions for dissolution of marriage or support unconnected with dissolution of marriage pending or filed after 7/1/23. These changes are important because they could impact the type of alimony someone may be awarded. Here Is a Summary of the […]
If you and your spouse are considering divorce in Tampa, FL, then you should be aware of the new tax law. The new tax law may have an impact on your finances, specifically, alimony. If you feel the new tax law may have a significant effect on your divorce terms, consider speaking with a Florida family […]
If I have been previously ordered to pay permanent alimony, will I be able to reduce or terminate my alimony obligation upon retirement?
Not necessarily. If the payor spouse voluntarily retires at age 65, which is the age of retirement in Florida, Florida courts have ruled as follows: “Even at the age of 65 or later, a payor spouse should not be permitted to unilaterally choose voluntary retirement if this choice places the receiving spouse in peril of […]