Dividing a house during a divorce can be so complicated that some ex-spouses in Florida are actually choosing to keep living together. Although cohabitation after a divorce may sound impossible to some estranged couples, others find themselves in a situation where they are 'house poor" and have no other option.
Florida residents who are considering entering into a prenuptial agreement may be interested in knowing that in some situations, it could be preempted by the requirements of federal documents. In a decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on June 8, it was determined that neither a divorce judgement nor a premarital agreement may terminate an affidavit of support when immigration documents mandate that a sponsor must provide support to a former spouse.
If you are preparing to divorce in Florida, you may need to resolve issues concerning spousal support or alimony. There are several different types of alimony that might be ordered in your case, depending on how long you have been married and how much your income differs from that of your spouse.