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Alimony in Florida

Alimony.jpgIn awarding alimony, the trial court is required to consider 10 factors. These are: the payee's need and the payor's ability to pay in light of the standard of living established during the marriage, the length of the marriage, the age and the physical and emotional condition of the parties, the financial resources of the parties, the time necessary for either party to receive training and education to find employment, each party's contribution to the marriage, responsibilities for minor children, the tax consequences of an alimony award, each party's sources of income, and any other factor necessary to dispense justice between the parties. The Florida Court of Appeal recently held in a case captioned Badgley v. Sanchez. In this case, the husband challenged a final judgment of divorce which granted the wife a 60/40 distribution of the parties' assets and liabilities and awarded the wife durational alimony for a period of 54 months. The husband challenged the 60/40 distribution and the alimony award.

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