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  • The Reasons for Unequal Division
    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
    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 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
    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 (SB 58), ...

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  • Florida Alimony Laws: Change May Be on the Horizon
    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
    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" changes ...

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