Tampa Alimony Lawyer
Experienced Legal Assistance in Divorce and Spousal Support
Are you navigating the complexities of divorce and alimony in Tampa? Our experienced Tampa alimony lawyers are here to guide you every step of the way. With years of expertise in Florida alimony laws, we provide comprehensive legal counsel for all your spousal support needs.
Alimony Attorneys in Tampa, FL
As of July 1, 2023, Alimony has dramatically changed in Florida. The alimony reform bill in 2023 has changed the entire landscape of alimony and these changes are still something that attorneys and judges all over Florida are eager to see how the application of the new statute will help streamline cases throughout the years.
Permanent alimony is no longer a form of alimony that you can request in Florida. There are still a number of other forms of alimony in Florida:
Understanding Alimony in Tampa, Florida
Alimony, or spousal support, is designed to help a lower-earning spouse maintain a similar standard of living after divorce. In Tampa and throughout Florida, several factors influence alimony decisions:
– Length of the marriage
– Financial resources of each party
– Standard of living established during the marriage
– Age and physical/emotional condition of both parties
– Other factors which the Court takes into consideration in an alimony case.
Our Tampa alimony attorneys ensure that your interests are well-represented, whether you’re seeking alimony or need assistance with an existing order.
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Why Choose Our Tampa Alimony Attorneys?
Experienced and Knowledgeable
Our legal team boasts years of experience handling alimony cases in Tampa, ensuring you get the best representation.
Every alimony case is unique. We tailor our services to suit your specific needs and situation.
Quality legal representation shouldn’t break the bank. Our competitive fees ensure you get the best value for your money.
Familiarity with nuances of Florida alimony laws set us apart from the competition.
FAQ's on alimony
Generally, no. Spouses must continue to pay alimony even if they file bankruptcy.
This includes the payment of past due alimony. Section 523 is entitled “Exceptions to discharge.” A person cannot discharge (or get rid) of the debts listed in that section. Subsection (a)(5) states that a spouse cannot discharge a “domestic support obligation.”
The bankruptcy code defines domestic support obligation at 11 U.S.C. 101(14A), and it includes obligations that are in the nature of alimony, maintenance, or support of a spouse or former spouse.
Sometimes, parties will disagree with what is truly “alimony” or a domestic support obligation. For example, what if the state divorce court makes a spouse pay his or her spouses’ attorneys’ fees and costs in the divorce case?
If the bankruptcy court rules the a all or a portion of the alimony is not truly a domestic support obligation, then the spouse could possibly modify that obligation or get rid of it in the bankruptcy case. Click here to read our full blog article.
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Foley Family Law feels it is important to charge reasonable fees and costs in the litigation and settlement of divorce and family law matters. The office sends out regular billing statements and invoices so clients know exactly how the office is proceeding in their case and where their retainers are at. Each client is quoted an initial retainer at the initial consultation and the billing process is detailed in the retainer agreement the client is provided and signs prior to retaining.
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Foley Family Law provides clients with high-quality representation in heated alimony, property, or children’s issues cases. The majority of the Divorce matters the Office handles are contested on one or more issues at one point during the case, therefore the Office has a wealth of experience in dealing with these types of Divorce matters.