Miami, FL asked in Divorce for Florida

Q: What is the law in Florida used to calculate and allocate alimony to the spouse in a divorce?

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Andrew J. Tetreault Esq
Andrew J. Tetreault Esq
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Fl. Stat. 61.08 lists the factors that the court may consider in awarding alimony. There are several different types of alimony and the court has wide discretion in choosing to award an amount or type of alimony, based on the factors listed in the statute above.

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