Second alimony reform bill filed

Florida Senator Kelli Stargel has joined her legislative colleague Representative Colleen Burton in filing a bill designed to change the state’s alimony reform laws. As I wrote on Tuesday, Burton’s bill ( HB 943 ) goes a long way toward changing the current system, while at the same time appeasing those who have been against […]

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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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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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