When a husband and wife separate, one spouse may be left in a sticky financial situation. One spouse may have stayed at home to care for the children, while the other spouse earned a living to support the family. The spouse who stayed at home may now be without a stable source of income, but he or she does not need to be stuck in this bind. A lawyer can help you obtain alimony from your former spouse.
At Keich Law Firm P.A., I will strive to understand your needs and the impact your divorce will have on your life. I can help you receive alimony payments so you do not have to be severely impacted by your drastic lifestyle change.
DeFuniak Springs Spousal Support Attorney
Alimony, also known as “spousal support” or “spousal maintenance,” refers to financial assistance from one spouse to another to alleviate any economic hardship that may occur as a result of the divorce. In Florida, there are six types of alimony that a court can award:
- Lump sum
Each individual situation is unique, and type of alimony awarded caters to the specific needs of the recipient spouse. The type of alimony is determined by a variety of factors, including:
- Length of marriage
- Age, physical and emotional condition of each party
- Standard of living during marriage
- Financial resources of each spouse
- Contribution of each spouse to the marriage
- Length of time recipient would need support for education or training to become self-sufficient
I provide personalized representation to my clients because I understand that each person comes from a unique situation. Turn to Keich Law Firm P.A. to help you obtain the type of alimony that best fits your needs. I also represent the payer spouse if making alimony payments will hurt him or her economically.