Spousal (Alimony) Support
Spousal Maintenance, formerly called Alimony, and also called Spousal Support, is not awarded in every divorce, and it doesn’t matter if you are male or female when seeking support. A court determines whether or not to grant a spouse Maintenance based on several factors, including the length of the marriage and earning capacity of each spouse among other legal considerations. The length of maintenance can vary from long-term, “permanent” maintenance or temporary “rehabilitative” maintenance, depending on the particular facts.
Factors Considered When Awarding Spousal Support in Jacksonville, Florida
The court may consider numerous factors in granting support, including:
- Financial Conditions
- Support of Spouse in the Education, and any education needs
- Spouse Earning the Money
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