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The Reasons for Unequal Division

We are often asked if a spouse will be able to get back the money they invested into their home, in addition to half the equity of the home’s value. Unless you can prove that your spouse did not ...
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Florida Activists Fight to Reform State Alimony Laws

When we think of alimony payments, we generally think of ex-husbands who must pay for the living expenses of their ex-wives. However, it is not uncommon for alimony to work the other way around in the ...
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Florida Divorce Bill Vetoed by Governor Scott

Florida lawmakers, advocacy groups and everyday citizens have had their eyes on Tallahassee for the past few months. A new bill that could seriously affect how alimony is awarded in divorce ...
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Florida Bill Moving Through Senate Could Affect Divorce Decisions

Controversial legislation concerning divorce, child support and other aspects of family law is once again making its way through the Florida Senate. The sometimes-called "Anti-Shariah" bill ...
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Florida Alimony Laws: Change May Be on the Horizon

In most states, including Florida, a number of factors are taken into consideration when determining alimony. One type of spousal support that has become a topic of some controversy in our state is ...
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New Alimony Statute Effective July 1, 2011

On July 1, 2011, changes to section 61.08, Florida Statutes went into effect. This is the section of Chapter 61 that governs an award (or lack thereof) of Alimony. These small or "tweaking" ...
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New Changes to Alimony Statute in Florida Divorce

There have been recent changes to Florida Statute §61.08, significantly affecting Florida alimony laws. This bill was signed into law over the summer and will not apply to all pending divorces. ...
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Important Changes to Florida Child Support Statute

With the signing of Florida House bill 907, Florida Family Law statutes have had quite a few changes. The Child Support Statue update now mandates that effective January 1, 2011, any and all child ...
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