In general, alimony is provided to financially support the weaker spouse.
It is about six different types under Florida Alimony Law.
Permanent periodic alimony:
It is awarded in long term marriages to help the spouse continue to possess the same lifestyle even after divorce.
It is awarded in medium or short duration marriages. The parties should present a rehabilitation plan to receive it.
It is offered when the permanent or rehabilitative alimony is inappropriate to the case. No plans are to be produced in order to receive this.
Lump sum alimony:
Alimony is paid as a lump sum amount.
Bridge the gap alimony:
short term alimony to assist a person with the transition.
awarded till the final judgment of dissolution of marriage.