If you have not been a resident of Florida for Florida’s minimum residency requirement, then Florida will not have jurisdiction to handle the issue of alimony. If your spouse has lived in NC for the last 6 months, then you could file an alimony claim in NC in the county in which your spouse currently resides.
You do not have to be in the same state as your spouse in order to start divorce proceedings. Postseparation support and alimony can be awarded in NC at any time after the parties have separated.
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