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Financial security is a big concern for separating couples. That’s why our divorce attorney in Tampa fields so many questions about alimony, also known as spousal support. The two most frequently asked questions are answered here. Reach out to our law office for a consultation for further information.
According to state statutes, either partner may be entitled to alimony in some form, if they have a demonstrated need for financial support and if the other person has the ability to pay. However, it is usually not doled out upon request. You’ll need a divorce lawyer on your side to represent your interests and negotiate for the best possible arrangement. Depending on your circumstances, you may be awarded one of these types of spousal support:
It’s not uncommon for spouses to separate without legally divorcing, either temporarily or permanently. Under Florida state law, you may be eligible for spousal support under such circumstances. Legally, spouses must support each other financially, even if they are living separately. Talk to a divorce lawyer to determine what kind of support you may be eligible for and start building your case.