Preparing for Hurricane Irma
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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

On September 4th, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 17-235 declaring a state of emergency in all 67 counties within the State of Florida in response to Hurricane Irma – a major Category 4 storm approaching Florida. Governor Scott said, “Hurricane Irma is a major and life-threatening storm and Florida must be prepared.” Following this Executive Order, Governor…

Court Rules in Favor of Man Appealing Florida Alimony
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Court Rules in Favor of Man Appealing Florida Alimony

The 5th District Court of Appeals in Daytona Beach recently ruled partially in favor of a man who raised concerns about Florida alimony payments and loans in a divorce case. Charmaine Little reports for Florida Record. The Appeal: Matthew Wayne appealed the judgment of the Circuit Court of Brevard County for himself and his estranged wife, Susan Einspar….

Governor Scott Vetoes Florida Family Law Bill
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Governor Scott Vetoes Florida Family Law Bill

Florida Senate Bill 668 has been vetoed by Governor Rick Scott. The proposed bill would have made several needed reforms to alimony and parenting time. More specifically, the bill created an assumption that mothers and fathers should have equal time-sharing with their children after divorce, unless evidence is submitted otherwise. Custody and visitation rights in…

Are Women Pushing Florida’s Alimony Reform?
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Are Women Pushing Florida’s Alimony Reform?

Alimony reform in Florida cannot get here quick enough for many people. Surprisingly, the individuals who are most anxious for the legal obligation to provide spousal maintenance payments after divorce are females who have been ordered to pay alimony. Spousal support is a court-ordered, ongoing payment made by the higher-earning spouse to the lower-earning one….