The Benefit to Therapy During Divorce

The idea of going to marriage counseling during a divorce may seem fruitless, but only at first. While it is not uncommon for some attempts at therapy to result in one party trying more than the other, with the right approach marriage counseling can actually help you...

Enforcement of Divorce Judgments

In this economy, we are frequently presented with cases in which a former spouse has failed to fulfill his or her monetary obligations under the terms of a divorce decree.  Clients often assume that once the divorce decree is entered; the other party will simply...

Alimony: Required Findings

Chapter 61 provides divorce court judges with immense discretion in the determination of whether a spouse is entitled to alimony, what type of alimony is appropriate (if any) and the amount of the alimony award. Ultimately, these awards are reviewed under an abuse of...

Sustainable Alimony Awards in Divorce

Gray v. Gray, In this case, the Final Judgment of divorce awarded the Former Wife $ 30,000 per month in permanent, periodic alimony. The Former Husband appealed to the First District Court of Appeal which held that the alimony award constituted reversible error...