Listen to Sherri DeWitt on DeWitt Law Review: Proposed 2013 Changes to Florida’s Alimony Laws
Senate Bill 718 and House Bill 0231 propose major changes in Florida’s alimony laws.
These bills revise the factors to be used to determine the amount and length of alimony awards. They place the burden on the recipient to show entitlement and eliminate the concept of permanent periodic alimony as it exists. Below is a summary of some of the major changes proposed in SB 718:
1. The standard of living the parties enjoyed during the marriage would no...