Alimony is defined as funds that are paid from one person to another for maintenance and support after they are divorced. There are many ways this can happen -- everything from a lump-sum payment to short-term remedies to a life time of monthly payments. At Thompson Family Law, P.A., we find the best way for each of our clients to adhere to the court's decision. We do our research and give you options to choose from so that the decision is an informed decision and not one made in haste.
When children are involved in a divorce action, it is a natural reaction to want what is best for them. Sometimes, that means putting your wishes wants and desires second. It is best to try and work out the child custody issue between the two of you through your attorneys.
Getting a divorce is always a drag, no matter what state you live in. In Florida, even though it is sunny and warm outside, the fact that you have to get a divorce may leave you cold. It doesn't matter if you live in Miami or Tallahassee, you are subject to the laws as those in other states.
Property division when you are getting a divorce can go two ways: friendly or acrimonious. It seems sometimes that the couple is playing out their marriage in court to finalize it and mark it as done. In Florida, the divorce courts use something called equitable distribution. Simply put, this means that the court divides all your property by what it considers fair for each person involved.
Getting a divorce is never fun and it seems the older you get and the longer you are married, the more complex it becomes. This is the case for an 87-year-old man. His wife of 15 years got a divorce from the man after he developed the symptoms of dementia. She was awarded $9.75 million. The children of the man agreed to this amount.