Alimony reform (read reductions and restrictions) has been sweeping much of the nation over the last several years.
In Florida, a bill passed the legislature two years ago … but was vetoed by our governor.
This year, a bill was passed by the House … but fizzled out in the Senate due to a controversial presumption of equal timesharing embedded in the Senate version of the bill. And a lot of politicking.
So wives who fear being devastated by alimony reform have a reprieve for at least another year.
Read more in
- this [Fort Lauderdale] Sun Sentinel article: Controversial alimony bill dies amid acrimony before House adjournment and
- this Palm Beach Post article: Overhaul of alimony laws once again fails in Florida Legislature .