Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A. - Palm Beach Gardens Family Law And Divorce Lawyer

Permanent & Rehabilitative Alimony in Florida

The remedies employed by the trial court should be viewed as a whole to determine whether they accomplish equity between the parties. "A trial court has broad discretion in determining which remedy to apply to accomplish equity between the parties in a dissolution proceeding. See Canakaris v. Canakaris, 382 So. 2d 1197, 1202 (Fla. 1980). Such remedies include lump sum alimony, permanent periodic alimony, rehabilitative alimony, child support, special equity in property and the award of exclusive possession of property. Id. at 1202. In reviewing an order of dissolution, the remedies employed by the judge to accomplish equity between the parties should be reviewed as a whole since they are 'interrelated' and 'part of one overall scheme.' Id." Sellers v. Sellers 

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Palm Beach Gardens Office

Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A.
3801 PGA Boulevard, Ste. 600
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33401

Phone: 561-328-1095
Fax: 561-472-1568
Palm Beach Gardens Law Office Map

Wellington Office

Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A.
1035 South State Road 7, Suite 315
Wellington, Florida 33414

Phone: 561-328-1095
Fax: 561-472-1568
Wellington Law Office Map

West Palm Beach Office

Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A.
777 South Flagler Drive, Suite 800
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

Phone 561-328-1095
West Palm Beach Law Office Map

FindLaw Network