Tag Archives: Obligation

How Your Retirement May Impact Your Florida Alimony Obligation

Life is full of many twists and turns, many of which can have financial consequences. When you experience a turn in your life that reduces your income, and you are under an existing court order to pay your ex-spouse alimony, … Continue reading

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Obligation to Disclose Information in Divorce

Both parties to a divorce have an obligation to each other, and to the court, not to leave out relevant information.  It is considered fraud upon the court to allow a divorce to be finalized without full disclosure, not to … Continue reading

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Does a Term in a Marital Settlement Agreement Where an Alimony Paying Spouse Must Provide Life Insurance Naming the Ex-Spouse as Beneficiary Support an Alimony Obligation or Not?

By:  Bonnie C. Frost In a case which might, at first glance, be overlooked, the purpose of life insurance as it relates to alimony (and possibly as it might pertain to child support) is discussed clearly and succinctly.  In Wheeler … Continue reading

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What Happens to My Florida Child Support Obligation When One of My Children Moves in With Me?

When you pay child support, that money goes to allow the children’s other parent to provide for the children’s day-to-day needs. So, what happens when you or someone other than that other parent becomes the person who provides for that … Continue reading

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Case Law Development: Termination of Parental Rights Does not End Child Support Obligation

In an unpublished opinion, the Illinois Supreme Court has held that the termination of parental rights does not extinguish a child support obligation unless the child is being adopted. The court relied on the language of the Illinois statute, which… … Continue reading

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