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Permanent Alimony: What to know

Unlike some states around the country, Florida law gives judges the power to award permanent alimony or spousal support in certain divorces. There is no bright line rule or formula to determine one’s entitlement to permanent alimony. Instead, judges must examine the facts of each divorce case. To fully understand how permanent alimony is treated in Florida, it may be helpful to review a few details about alimony in general.  Alimony or “spousal support” describes a court ordered payment from one spouse to another spouse after divorce (or sometimes while the divorce is pending). Note that alimony is separate and distinct...

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