Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill that was passed by Florida state lawmakers that would have overhauled alimony laws. This is the third time a governor has vetoed bills passed by lawmakers addressing how alimony is addressed in the state, with the former governor twice rejecting changes. If the governor had signed […]
Across the country, there are 44 states that have bans on permanent alimony, and Florida could be joining the ranks as the 45th state to do so as well. According to Florida Politics, a proposal to ban permanent alimony in the state has passed through its final House committee, and will be heading to the Florida […]
Important Florida Family Law Case on Modifying Alimony Duration Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals recently heard the case of Ispass v. Ispass, where the case centered on a wife’s appeal of a trial court order. The trial court had dismissed a supplemental petition the wife made in an attempt to modify both the amount and duration […]
How the New Tax Overhaul Removes the Alimony Deduction Irrespective of your political persuasion, it is an inescapable fact that the GOP’s tax overhaul is the largest tax reform in a generation. As with any sweeping change to the federal tax code, the recent changes usher in sweeping reforms that have significant ramifications for most taxpayers. […]
In exceptional circumstances, a spouse may get permanent alimony in a short term marriage.
Alimony and Supportive Relationships.
A recent alimony reform bill has been vetoed for a second time by Governor Rick Scott.
How your affair is treated in divorce court.
Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed the contentious Alimony and Time Sharing Reform Bill today.
Avoid an improper alimony award.