You should speak with a local attorney about possibly having it modified or rescinded.
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Unfortunately, Florida Statute 61.08(5) says that bridge-the gape-alimony is non-modifiable in amount or duration. So, if your final judgment specifically says the alimony is bridge-the-gap, you will not be able to get it reduced or rescinded. Your best bet is to consult with a lawyer in your area (most give free initial consultations) who can review your final judgment and give you advice. Please let us know if these answers are helpful and/or the best by clicking the appropriate button. Good luck.
No. See language of statute below:
(5) Bridge-the-gap alimony may be awarded to assist a party by providing support to allow the party to make a transition from being married to being single. Bridge-the-gap alimony is designed to assist a party with legitimate identifiable short-term needs, and the length of an award may not exceed 2 years. An award of bridge-the-gap alimony terminates upon the death of either party or upon the remarriage of the party receiving alimony. An award of bridge-the-gap alimony shall not be modifiable in amount or duration.
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