SAGIA D. CASTANEDA vs CARLOS CASTANEDA

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DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOURTH DISTRICT SAGIA D. CASTANEDA, Appellant, v. CARLOS CASTANEDA, Appellee. No. 4D16-3431 [March 7, 2018] Appeal from the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County; Roger B. Colton, Senior Judge; L.T. Case No. 50-2012-DR004367-FD. June Galkoski Hoffman of Fowler White Burnett, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, for appellant. Steven Cripps of Law Offices of Orsley & Cripps, P.A., West Palm Beach, for appellee. PER CURIAM. We affirm the order granting the former husband’s petition for modification of alimony. We remand, however, for a recalculation of the alimony arrearage amount. The circuit court determined that the arrearage amount was $9,800 based on a reduction of the former husband’s alimony obligation from $2,650 a month to $500 a month dating back to May 9, 2014. It appears that the total arrearage for the 28month period should be $14,000. Any basis for further reducing the arrearage amount is not apparent in the record. See Polcz v. Polcz, 160 So. 3d 113, 114 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015) (case remanded for clarification of arrearages, where “mathematical findings [did] not support the court’s final decision as to a reduction in arrearages”); Allison v. Allison, 605 So. 2d 130, 131 (Fla. 4th DCA 1992) (case reversed for clarification of the arrearages amount when it was unclear how the trial court calculated the deduction). GERBER, C.J., GROSS and KUNTZ, JJ., concur. * * * Not final until disposition of timely filed motion for rehearing. -2-