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How Florida Courts Calculate the Amount of Alimony

In an alimony case captioned Waldera v. Waldera, the trial court was presented with evidence concerning the Husband’s income during the previous ten years. However, the trial court only considered the Husband’s income during the one year period that preceded the entry of the Final Judgment. The Florida Court of Appeal ruled that this was error.

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Child Custody and Visitation During Holidays in Florida

A child custody and visitation case involving timesharing during the holidays was recently decided by the Florida Court of Appeal in a case captioned Glevis v. Glevis. The Florida Court of Appeal ruled that were both parties are awarded time-sharing, alternating holiday timesharing is required unless the trial court articulates a sound reason for the denial pf holiday time-sharing.

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