Rehabilitative Alimony in Florida

Work with a Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer

When you contact a Jacksonville divorce attorney at the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, you will learn that there are six types of alimony that can be awarded under Florida family law; one of which is rehabilitative alimony. This is a temporary type of alimony that is typically awarded to parties who are dissolving a marriage of short to medium length (typically no longer than 17 years).

This type of alimony is usually given in situations where one party needs economically assistance in getting on their feet once more, but the courts do not deem them dependent to the point of needing permanent alimony. In many cases, this type of alimony is awarded to help the receiving party in their efforts of becoming self-sufficient.

When Rehabilitative Alimony is Needed

Just one situation where rehabilitative alimony could be useful is if one party of a marriage may have no source of income, but could be going to school to increase their earning capacity and employment prospects. During this time, the court may deem that it is appropriate to award rehabilitative alimony as the person will not need permanent assistance.

Once they are able to graduate and step forward into a career, they will be self-sufficient and will no longer need the fiscal assistance. In these situations, rehabilitative alimony is ideal and allows for both parties to achieve what they need. This is similar to durational alimony; however, there is a distinct difference in that to achieve this type of alimony, the party requesting payment must present a rehabilitative plan that must be approved.

Hire a Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer

If you are currently in need of rehabilitative alimony payments or if you are being asked to pay, then you should not hesitate to get the involvement of a lawyer who will be able to justly protect your legal rights. This is a highly emotional area of the law and you need outside professional representation to provide you with clear vision, honest advice and reliable guidance.

At the Law Office of Jason K.S. Porter, we know what is on the line and we are prepared to always go above and beyond in our efforts to provide our clients with the high-quality assistance that they deserve.

We know the factors that go into determining alimony and we know the ways in which courts will view your case. By working with our firm, you can trust that your case will be presented in the most favorable way possible and that everything possible that can be done will be done in the efforts to either maximize alimony payments or ensure that you are only paying a fair and justifiable amount.

If you have further questions about what you are facing or the different ways in which our firm can help, you should not hesitate to get the involvement of our legal team as soon as possible.

Contact Jason K.S. Porter to learn more about rehabilitative alimony.

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