If you are like many people in Florida today, you may have an interest in a business. This may be a direct interest such as being an owner and operator. It may be a more passive interest such as being an investor without day-to-day involvement in the running of the business. You could have property interests or simply financial interests. Regardless of your level of involvement, the financial implications to you if you get divorced can very much include the business assets.
According to the Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute, alimony payments are a form of monetary support. Alimony may be required when spouses cannot financially support themselves. Alimony payments are not, however, set in stone. As explained by the Florida Courts, alimony obligations may be modified in certain cases.