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Can you be Forced to Move Out if a Spouse Was Awarded Exclusive Possession of the Home Yet Both Parties Remained Living Together After the Divorce?

Because things often get so heated up and volatile between couples in the throes of legal separation, it is fairly common to see one spouse leave the marital home while the divorce is pending. The idea is to hopefully simplify matters for everyone, especially any minor children caught in the crossfire. But while moving out […]

In Florida, Can a Judge Rule on Alimony Alone?

Yes, a Florida judge can approve a partial divorce settlement and rule only on the unresolved issue, such as alimony. Ideally, when a marriage ends it does so amicably, with both parties signing a settlement agreement to honor the terms of the separation. But if you and your spouse are unable to reach a compromise […]

Can the Court Force a Spouse Who Won Exclusive Possession of the Home to Pay the Mortgage After a Divorce is Finalized?

Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your divorce, if you were awarded exclusive possession of your marital home as part of the divorce agreement, you’re likely stuck with the mortgage payments. When couples are in the thick of divorce proceedings one party typically moves out and the other files for exclusive possession. During this time, the […]