April 24, 2018
Orland Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorney

How To Calculate Alimony In Florida

Calculating Alimony When it comes to a divorce, the first thing that frightens most people is the term alimony. To some individuals, it means paying large sums of money to the other partner for the rest of their life and to others it means losing everything they have ever owned. To get the facts right, alimony is a financial award given to the ex-spouse, only until he or she is able to support him or herself.   Common Alimony Questions Some of the common questions that many people frequently ask about alimony include the following: – How long do I pay the […]
March 20, 2018
Orlando Family Law Lawyer

What Happens To The House In A Divorce?

During a divorce one topic that almost always comes up is the home. While monetary assets and other household furniture are relatively easy to divide, deciding who gets the home is a difficult task. In most cases of divorce, both spouses want the home; this may be due to the value the home, because it is a familiar place or because one has always lived in that home and has developed fond memories. Today, if one just asks the court for sole use of the home just because he or she doesn’t get along with the other partner, this is […]
January 1, 2018
Orlando Family Law Lawyer

How Is Child Support Calculated In Florida?

It is very easy to assume that child support is simply awarded by a judge without reference to any resource. Most feel the judge simply pulls a figure out of the air, orders the parties to pay it and bangs his gavel. Case closed. Child support in Florida is actually much more complicated. There are a lot of calculations that go into determining child support in Florida. These calculations are meant to determine not just the amount that will be paid, but how this amount is to be split between the spouses as well as what income would be taken into […]