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What Type of Alimony is Right for Your Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Alimony, sometimes called spousal support, may be granted to either spouse in a divorce based on the less wealthy spouse’s need and the wealthier spouse’s ability to pay. The purpose of alimony is to help the lesser earning spouse maintain their current lifestyle while they transition into becoming financial independent after the divorce. Alimony… Read More »

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When is Alimony Terminated in a Florida Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

In many cases of divorce where the couple has been married for a number of years or where one spouse makes a significantly higher income than the other, the family court will order or the couple will agree to the payment of alimony from one spouse to the other during and after the divorce…. Read More »

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Changes to Alimony Tax Laws Could Affect Your Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

As of January 1, 2019, new federal laws under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affecting the deductibility of spousal support on federal income taxes went into effect. These changes have the potential to drastically affect the outcome of divorce negotiations and settlement going forward, so it is important that you understand how these… Read More »

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