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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 Alimony Reform May Not End With the Governor's Veto

Divorce and alimony payments have been the source of quite a bit of debate in Florida this year due to a Senate bill reforming the system. The main goal of the bill was to reform Florida alimony ...
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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 Alimony Bill Progresses Through House and Senate

The elimination of permanent alimony in Florida, as discussed previously in this blog on Jan. 30 and Feb. 28, moves ever closer as the new legislation progresses through the system. The bill, if ...
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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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Divorce in Florida Centers Around Husband's Lotto Winnings

Winning the lottery is usually a once in a lifetime occurrence. When this happens, most married people will be overjoyed to share their good fortune with their spouse and family. However, one husband ...
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Advocates Push for Alimony Reform in Florida

After a divorce, sometimes one spouse will end up having to pay spousal support to the other spouse. However, many people have been arguing that Florida's alimony laws are highly susceptible to ...
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Florida and Other States Continue to Seek Alimony Reform

In February, an alimony reform bill failed to pass through the Florida state legislature. This disheartened many Florida residents, especially divorced men who are currently paying permanent alimony ...
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Is Permanent Alimony really Permanent?

There has been much litigation in Florida about whether retiring is a material and significant change in circumstances to warrant a downward modification of permanent alimony. There is binding case ...
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