The mere mention of the word alimony might stir your emotions and start your stomach churning. If your spouse filed for divorce and sought alimony, you might see it as a double injustice - your marriage is ending and you feel like you have to pay for it too. If you are seeking spousal support, you might feel hurt and confused that your spouse is resistant to helping to support you, even though you interrupted your career to stay home and care for your children.
Learning more about Florida's laws on alimony, also referred to as spousal support, can help you move from your emotional reaction to it to the reality of possible outcomes in your case. Uncertainty about the precise amount of alimony that may be awarded or the number of years it might be paid is not unusual.
With the help of the Law Offices of Lisa P. Kirby, you will know the best course of action to take toward an alimony decision you can live with after your divorce is over.