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What is Temporary Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

If you and your spouse decide to file for divorce in Florida, one of the first requests that may be made divorce proceedings is a request for temporary alimony. Most people only think of spousal support payments being made after the divorce is final, but temporary alimony may be awarded to a spouse while… Read More »

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What is Permanent Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Permanent alimony is one of many different types of spousal support that can be ordered by the court in a Florida divorce. This is the most common type of alimony that spouses think of when they consider whether or not spousal support will be a part of their divorce, and it comes as a… Read More »

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What is Durational Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Despite federal changes to the tax code in recent years that make alimony less desirable for wealthier spouses, Florida law still allows for many different types of spousal support to be awarded during and after a divorce. Understanding the different types of alimony and how they might affect your overall divorce settlement is crucial… Read More »

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Separate Property in a Florida Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One of the most important distinctions when distributing property in a Florida divorce is determining what property is separate and what is marital. The determination of marital and separate property can have a massive impact on your overall divorce settlement, and having an experienced Florida divorce attorney by your side can help ensure that… Read More »

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Alimony Changes Could Be Coming for Florida Divorce Cases in 2020

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Potential changes could be coming to Florida’s alimony laws after the January 2020 legislative session in the state. If you are considering filing for divorce next year, understanding how legislative changes may affect your divorce case are critical. If you would like to learn more about your legal options for a Florida divorce, call… Read More »

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Special Concerns for High Net Worth Divorces

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

All divorces can be tricky, but high net worth divorces can come with special concerns that only the most experienced Florida divorce attorney can handle. Failure to have an expert at the table with you during high net worth divorce negotiations can mean walking away with substantially less than you deserve. To learn more… Read More »

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What is Bridge-the-Gap Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Getting divorced in Florida can be expensive, and transitioning from a dual to a single income household, or from a household where your spouse was the only breadwinner to supporting yourself financially, can feel overwhelming. In Florida, the law provides for a type of alimony known as bridge-the-gap spousal support to help with this… Read More »

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What is Rehabilitative Alimony?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One of the most significant aspects of the Florida divorce process is determining whether, and what kind, of alimony one spouse should receive during and after the divorce. There are many different types of alimony allowed under Florida law, and the type of spousal support awarded could significantly impact the outcome of your divorce… Read More »

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Commingled Property in a Florida Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Florida is an equitable distribution state when it comes to the division of property in a divorce. This means that all marital property is split equitably, but not necessarily equally, between spouses. All separate property goes back to the spouse that brought that property into the marriage. But how do you split property that… Read More »

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When Does Child Support End in Florida?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Many people assume that child support payments end when a child becomes a legal adult at eighteen years old; however, in Florida this is not always the case. You should never assume that child support payments have ended without talking to an experienced attorney about your family law case first. Stopping child support payments… Read More »

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