Alimony Modifications – Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas County, Florida
If there has been a substantial change in circumstances since your final judgment, you may wish to seek a modification of alimony. There are a few different types of alimony awarded in Florida and most can be modified or terminated if changes substantiate this. Changes that can effect an alimony modification can be due to income changes or other changes. Whether your income has significantly increased, your former spouse’s income has substantially decreased, your former spouse is engaged in a supportive relationship, or there has been some other change, we can help you determine whether you should seek a modification or termination of an alimony award. The enforcement or modification of Alimony in Florida is governed by Fl Statutes 61.14. and in part states;
1. The court may reduce or terminate an award of alimony upon specific written findings by: the court that since the granting of a divorce and the award of alimony a supportive relationship has existed between the obligee and a person with whom the obligee resides. On the issue of whether alimony should be reduced or terminated under this paragraph, the burden is on the obligor to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that a supportive relationship exists.
2. In determining whether an existing award of alimony should be reduced or terminated because of an alleged supportive relationship between an obligee and a person who is not related by consanguinity or affinity and with whom the obligee resides, the court shall elicit the nature and extent of the relationship in question. The court shall give consideration, without limitation, to circumstances, including, but not limited to, the following, in determining the relationship of an obligee to another person: To read Fl Statute 61.14 in its entirety, please click here or call Nilo J Sanchez & Associates for help in determining whether your alimony could be subject to modification or if you have received a petition for modification of alimony as you must enter a response.
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Attorney Nilo J Sanchez has 25 years of experience representing clients who are seeking to modify existing court orders such as alimony modifications in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas County, Florida. Our Family Law Firm is conveniently located in Tampa, Florida and Attorney Sanchez practices in multiple Jurisdictions in Tampa Bay. If you need a child support attorney in Brandon, a child custody lawyer in Dade City or a parental relocation attorney in Pinellas County, consulting with a top-rated family law attorney makes sense.
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To determine whether your alimony is modifiable and your circumstance meet the requirements necessary to modify alimony according to Florida Law, please schedule a consultation with the Tampa Family Law Firm Nilo J Sanchez & Associates.
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