Alimony – Standard of Review of Trial Court’s Rulings in Florida

Alimony – Standard of Review of Trial Court’s Rulings in Florida

Trial Court’s Decision on whether to award permanent alimony is subject to an abuse of discretion standard of review. “‘A trial court’s decision on whether to award permanent periodic alimony is subject to an abuse of discretion standard of review.’ Hornyak v. Hornyak, 48 So. 3d 858, 861 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010); see Mondello v. Torres, 47 So. 3d 389, 396 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010) (noting that “the nature and amount of an award of alimony is a matter committed to the sound discretion of the trial court” (citation, internal quotation marks, and alteration omitted)); § 61.08(2), Fla. Stat. (2009). Beasley v. Beasley

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