Often one spouse puts his or her career on hold to mange household affairs and raise children to then find him or herself in a real crisis when the marriage falls apart without financial security or a safety net. Even if the marriage was not a long term marriage, there are different types of relief including short term, or temporary alimony and child support. In many instances a court will even order the superior earner to pay attorney fees and costs. If you are not sure about your rights, just give us a call so we can evaluate your case and put your mind at ease. PLEASE NOTE THERE WERE IMPORTANT  RECENT CHANGES TO THE ALIMONY LAWS IN FLORIDA IN JULY 2023.