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About this Program

Alimony laws exist to assist financially-disadvantaged spouses adjust to their separation or divorce. Join matrimonial attorney Colleen Huott in this introductory presentation on alimony laws in Florida. Ms. Huott discusses how the courts determine a party’s need for alimony and the other party’s ability to pay.  She also goes over the factors that courts take into consideration when determining the type of alimony and calculating the amount (factors include the prior standard of living, contributions of each party, the current financial resources of each party, the length of marriage, and others). This CLE will also cover how to modify an alimony award, obtain temporary alimony, and enforce an award from a delinquent party. This is a good course for attorneys who would like to learn the basics of Florida’s alimony laws.

Agenda:
I.    The Need for Alimony
II.   Factors to Consider for Alimony
III.  The Types of Alimony
IV.   Modifying an Alimony Award
V.   Temporary and Retroactive Alimony
 

Reviews

Patricia S.
W. Bradenton, FL

good clear presentation

Nathaniel
Weston, FL

excellent course

WILLARD
The Woodlands, TX

straightforward and easy to digest

Alejandra
Coral Gables, FL

Very useful in deciphering a confusing area of the law.

Nicole
Bradenton, FL

Very informative!

LYNNETTE
Palm Coast,

Ms. Huott has presented the essentials and more. Very well done. Would recommend this to everyone.

Edie
Cape Coral, FL

The course was interesting.

Oscar
Perry, FL

Gets right to the point. Very informative.

Maggie
Wilmette, IL

Wonderful presentation. The best so far!

Tom
Spring Hill, FL

Very clear and concise information on the topic.

Steven
Mary Esther, FL

Very helpful. Thanks for the notes!

JOHN
Miami,

I found it very helpful

W. Rainer
Osprey, FL

excellent review

David
St. Petersburg, FL

Learned more here than any other lecture

Robert
Cutler Bay, FL

Good course

Jonathan
Boca Easton, FL

Very helpful and informative

Kathleen
Fort Lauderdale, FL

This is a great course and gave much valuable information.

Gregg
Sarasota, FL

Well Done

MIREYA
Barceloneta, FL

good

STEPHEN
Coral Gables, FL

Excellent speaker; astute!! knows the subject matter very well.

CARLOS
Austin, TX

Rising star!

Tammi
Coral Gables, FL

Good base overview

Ronald J.
Wellington, FL

Very good coverage of the topic!

William
Miami, FL

Good presentation of new updates

Elizabeth
Pinellas Park, FL

Overall a great seminar and Colleen did a great job! Thank you for a great seminar!

Brenda
Coral Gables, FL

The speaked was informative in the related subject matter.

Laura
South Miami, FL

Great speaker...very informative and experienced.

Isaac
Katy, TX

Enjoyed the presentation.

Steven
Royal Oak, MI

very interesting discussion of alimony, and the different kinds of alimony

Frederick
Port St Lucie, FL

Very well presented.

Gregory
Naples, FL

very clear

Seth
Boca Raton, FL

written material useful

Edward
Maitland, FL

great teacher

Jonny
Coral Springs, FL

Very informative

Virginia
Warner Robins, GA

REALLY dissected recent changes in FL alimony law and case law. Also great advice on avoiding litigating alimony.

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Production Date

August 10, 2011

Practice Areas

Credits

Florida
1 General