Fort Lauderdale Durational Alimony Attorney

Durational Alimony Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale - Donald G. Criscuolo Durational Alimony Attorney

This type of alimony is able to be awarded for moderate term marriages now defined by the 2010 revisions as more than 7 years but less than 17 years. It is awarded when an award of permanent periodic alimony would be inappropriate. In order to be entitled to such an award of Durational Alimony reference must be made to the factors and the Court must find the award appropriate after consideration of the factors. This award is sought by the spouse in need and usually opposed by the spouse who is the primary wage earner. It is only awarded for a specific period of time which duration may not be in excess of the length of the marriage and is frequently shorter. The duration, once awarded, may never be modified however the amount could be modified upon a showing of a substantial change of circumstances.