Fort Lauderdale Alimony Attorney
For many couples, an equitable division of property does not end with the valuation and distribution of their property. The court may also award a husband or wife alimony, or spousal support, to ensure that he or she is financially stable after the divorce.
Brydger & Porras, LLP, is a respected Fort Lauderdale, Florida, family law firm that specializes in guiding clients through divorce with personal attention and customized representation. Its attorneys have more than 50 years of experience working closely with clients to learn about their goals after divorce and to help them secure the resources they need to move forward.
There are a variety of factors that the court may consider when awarding alimony, including:
- The length of the marriage
- The lifestyle the couple enjoyed while they were married
- The income of both spouses
- The education, age, work history and earning potential of each spouse
Florida alimony laws have been heavily debated and legislation has been proposed to drastically change the standards that are currently in place. Attorneys Gordon Brydger and Carin Porras are board-certified family and marital law attorneys who stay up to date on proposed legislation, changing standards, and the attitudes of the local legal community. They go above and beyond to ensure that their clients have the information they need to understand their rights and make informed decisions.