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Modification of Alimony in Palm Beach, Florida

In a modification of alimony proceeding, a trial court can temporarily modify an alimony award while the award is being appealed. It cannot alter the actual alimony award during the pendency of the appeal. In Horowitz v. Horowitz the Florida Court of Appeal recently stated: "[T]he trial court may conduct a hearing on the modification petition and issue orders consistent with Rule 9.600(c). It may not, however, enter a final judgment disposing of the modification petition until the appeal is final and our mandate issues. Thompson v. Stewart, 569 So. 2d 1372 (Fla. 4th DCA 1990); Campbell v. Campbell, 436 So. 2d 374 (Fla. 5th DCA 1983); Kalmutz v. Kalmutz, 299 So. 2d 30 (Fla. 4thDCA 1974)...We begin with the principle stated by this court in Kalmutz: [W]hen the jurisdiction of the appellate court attaches it is exclusive as to the subject covered by the appeal; so that modification of an order under appeal would be beyond the jurisdiction of the trial court from the very innate nature of the appellate jurisdiction and from the very practical viewpoint that there is no order to be modified until the appellate court determines what the order actually is. Kalmutz, 299 So. 2d at 32 n.l...

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