Tampa, FL asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida

Q: Do i need to give alimony to my spouse? if so how much approximately and for how long. Where do i get more info on alim

I am from Florida. I filed a divorce at 15 years and 8 months of our marriage., I make 110k yearly(gross including bonus,increment,401k matching and pension). My spouse income is variable. Last year she made 60k and this years 42k. My case is going on for almost 2 years. it will going for trial. My wife never share her income for family except her personal expenses . She has gambling addict. She lost 60k in gambling and her bank transactions has missing around 45k which we are trying to get it from bank. We do have record from Casino and bank.

When we separate, She will get half of my 401k which is 50k and half of assets around 120k. . We do have one child who is 16 years. Can we fight for not giving her alimony or Do I need to pay for alimony ? If so how much approximately and for how long?

Can you suggest where can i get more information. ? Any websites or books.

Please suggest

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1 Lawyer Answer
Sarah E. Kay
Sarah E. Kay
  • Tampa, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Questions about whether or not alimony will be awarded are very fact specific. You should consult with a qualified family law attorney about your specific situation.

For FAQ and answers about alimony in Florida you can read more at: https://www.sbcf-famlaw.com/florida-alimony/

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