In the process of separation, a number of vital issues will arise. Among them is the matter of supporting a spouse who presumably needs help from the separating partner. The technical definition of spousal support is this: money one spouse pays to the other during a divorce and then pays for a prescribed time following the divorce.
In most cases the higher earning individual is called on to provide support for the lower-earning spouse after the divorce is finalized. In Florida, spousal support involves four things you should be aware of.