Florida lawmaker files alimony reform legislation

Florida Representative Colleen Burton has fired the first salvo in this year’s attempts to change the state’s alimony laws. In filing HB 943 on Monday, the Lakeland Republican will be working with Republican Senator Kelli Stargel toward passage of this year’s alimony reform legislation. The bill goes a long way toward changing the current system while […]

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Preparing for life after divorce

Before you got married, you may have had a good handle on all of your finances. You knew what your car payment was, how much you paid for rent, utilities, what you spent on food and all of your other living expenses. But after you were married, perhaps you let your family’s financials fall under […]

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Debunking Divorce Myths

There are numerous misconceptions when it comes to divorce. Often, situations that could be resolved fairly amicably become highly contested because one of the parties is operating under the mistaken belief that the myth is actually the reality. Below are three of the most common misconceptions. UNLESS I HAVE CUSTODY, I WILL ONLY SEE MY […]

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Permanent alimony can break the bank

Those who favor alimony reform have long suggested that no one should be forced to pay alimony for the rest of their lives, regardless of how long they were married or their financial situation. It’s not unusual for those who must pay permanent alimony to one-day find themselves in dire financial straits when circumstances in […]

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How to survive divorce during the holidays

Divorce is tough enough, add in the holidays and it’s often a prescription for stress and sometimes disaster. There are some things you and your ex-spouse can do to make the holidays easier on yourselves, your children and other family members. If there are children involved, then you likely have an agreement in place that […]

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