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Alimony Reform Will Be Heard By State Lawmakers… Again
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It seems like only yesterday that Governor Rick Scott vetoed an alimony reform bill, but Florida lawmakers are once again about to debate the issue. Why? Because a new bill has appeared.
 
What exactly is in this new alimony reform bill? Let’s dive into the details.
 
SB412 and HB283 and the Recent History of Florida Alimony Reform
 
The new proposal will be filed as SB412 and HB283.… Read More [+]


Reasons You Can (and Can’t) Modify Alimony Payments in Florida
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Making alimony payments to an ex is not exactly how most people want to be spending their hard-earned money – especially if the marriage did not end well. On the other hand, not getting enough alimony may make you feel cheated or wronged.
 
In either situation, you may want to modify or terminate the alimony payments ordered by the state of Florida. Can you do this, though?
 
Yes.… Read More [+]


How Is Alimony Determined in Florida?
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Figuring out who gets alimony payments – and how much those payments should be – can be one of the most stressful elements of divorce proceedings.
 
Perhaps you’re upset or angry with your ex and the last thing you want to do is pay them money every month for years. Or you may need alimony payments to live, and be stressed over whether you’ll receive enough to adequately take… Read More [+]


FAQs about Family Law in Florida
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Most people don’t really know exactly what the term “family law” means. Some may believe that a family lawyer simply means an attorney hired by regular people to handle their legal matters – whatever those may be.
 
But this is a specific area of the law that deals with family and domestic issues. What does that mean? Well, the one that most people gravitate towards first is divorce.… Read More [+]


Florida Legislature Approves New Alimony Bill
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Alimony in Florida could be getting some big changes.
 
After passing in both the House and Senate, Senate Bill 668 is now moving on to Governor Rick Scott. And if he signs the bill into law, alimony might look a lot different for divorcing couples.
 
How so? The bill will eliminate lifetime alimony payments and a lot of the discretion that courts wield when negotiating alimony settlements. Alimony… Read More [+]