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Category Archives: Alimony

Resolving Disagreements in a Divorce

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

When couples decide to divorce the process of dissolving the marriage begins. Many people try to maintain a cordial relationship, especially when there are children. However, even the most agreeable divorces can turn hostile once the many issues of the relationship must be resolved. Couples most often begin to have trouble agreeing to the… Read More »

Alimony In Divorce

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

Alimony is money that is paid by one spouse to the other during or after a divorce. There are several types of alimony, also known as spousal support or maintenance. Whether you will get paid alimony will ultimately be determined as part of your final divorce settlement terms. While alimony was often a common… Read More »

Alimony and Potential Alimony Modification

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

The award of alimony (also known as spousal support) is a key issue at the center of many divorces and must be resolved during the course of a proceeding for dissolution or voluntary property settlement. Alimony is a court ordered payment by one party to the former spouse for purposes of support after the… Read More »

In Sickness and in Health? Think Again.

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

Think that your marriage can survive a prolonged or significant illness? A new study suggests that, for women aged 51 and over, a serious health complication can increase the chances that their marriage will end in divorce. The study found that there was no significant increase in the risk of divorce if the husband… Read More »

The End of Permanent Alimony in Florida?

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

Legislators are considering whether it is time to end the availability of permanent alimony in Florida divorces. House Bill 943 was filed in late February; if passed, the bill would eliminate permanent alimony as well as allow alimony obligations to end upon the retirement of the obligor. Presently Florida is only one of a… Read More »

Can a $1 Billion Divorce Settlement be Disappointing?

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

With the median wealth for an American household at roughly $90,000, a satisfying divorce settlement may be in the tens of thousands of dollars (or more or even less, depending on the situation). Many people may be blown away when they hear of celebrity divorce settlements worth millions of dollars and that include vacation… Read More »

Social Media May Impact the Disposition of Your Florida Divorce

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

Marital issues or conflict can be emotionally troubling, and sometimes people tend to act out of character when having issues with their spouse or significant other. Individuals may engage in behavior in which they normally do not, such as going out with friends to bars or nightclubs or spending money irresponsibly. Often, these and… Read More »

What Factors does a Court Consider when Awarding Florida Alimony?

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

The end of a marriage can be a trying time, both emotionally and financially. For many people, fundamental aspects of their daily life will change dramatically, including where they live, how often they see their children, their day-to-day routine, and even whether or not they have a job. In some cases, one of the… Read More »

Use of Annuities to Improve How Alimony Works

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

All Family Law Group, P.A., is collaborating with The Planning Partners* to help our divorcing clients to improve their chances for an alimony settlement beneficial to both parties.  Annuity contracts can provide a combination of either more benefits for the same money or at less cost for the same benefits and they can deal… Read More »

UPDATE: Alimony Reform 2013

By Lynette Silon-Laguna |

On May 3rd, the 2013 Legislative Session ended without any reform to alimony laws. Governor Rick Scott vetoed SB718 and announced his decision in a letter dated May 1, 2013, to the Senate President, Don Gaetz. In the letter, Governor Scott concluded that “I cannot support this legislation because it applies retroactively and thus… Read More »

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