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Imputation of Income

Florida alimony: Imputation of income cannot be based on speculative expert testimony

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Florida Alimony

Imputing income to a party for purposes of calculating support is a process which requires specific proof and findings. In the case Frerking v. Stacy, 5D18-2327 (Fla. 5th DCA March 15, 2019), we review a trial court’s decision to award durational, rather than permanent, alimony in a long-term marriage based in part on speculated employment opportunities for the former wife.

Imputation of income in Florida divorce is a 2-step process

Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in Florida Alimony

Imputation of income to a spouse for purposes of determining a Florida alimony and/or child support claim must be supported by competent, substantial evidence. This is illustrated in the recent appellate case Alvarez-Reyes v. Fernandez-Gil, 3D17-2676 (Fla. 3d DCA February 6, 2019).