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Florida Alimony Reform 2023 – Alimony Bill in Florida

The Florida House gave final approval to bill that would overhaul Florida alimony laws. The measure (SB 1416) passed the House by a vote of 102-12. The Florida Senate approved the bill last month. It will go to Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign. The most sweeping part of the bill would eliminate what is known as “permanent alimony,” and set up a process for ex-spouses who make alimony payments to seek modifications. The bill would also create a formula for alimony payments based on the length of marriage. Gov. DeSantis vetoed an alimony bill in 2022. Former Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed two alimony...

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Do You Need a Lawyer to Divorce in Florida?

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Divorce can be a stressful and emotionally challenging process for anyone. If you are considering getting a divorce in Florida, one of the questions you may be asking yourself is whether you need a lawyer to help you through the process. The answer to this question is not straightforward, as it depends on a number of factors. It is important to understand the divorce process when considering whether you should hire a Florida divorce lawyer. Legal Requirements for a Florida Divorce It is important to understand the legal requirements for a divorce in Florida. In order to file for divorce in...

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Disney Sues Gov. Ron DeSantis, State Officials Over Alleged Retaliation for Political Views

The Walt Disney Co. is suing Florida state officials, including Gov. Ron DeSantis, in federal court for allegedly retaliating against the company for expressing a political viewpoint. Disney claims that the state is violating its constitutional rights, including the Contracts Clause, the Takings Clause, the Due Process Clause, and the First Amendment. The lawsuit, filed by Disney on Wednesday, alleges that lawmakers openly admitted that the bill dissolving RCID was meant to punish Disney for opposing House Bill 1557. Further, the lawsuit alleges that DeSantis and other lawmakers made public statements expressing their disdain for Disney's political stance and...

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Divorce Rates Spike in the Spring


Divorce rates tend to spike during the spring, here are 3 theories why. The Winter Holidays Are Over Stress and financial pressure after the holidays can put a strain on the relationship, leading to conflicts and disagreements. Many will push through Christmas, New Year’s, and even Valentine’s Day with the hope that the holidays will improve the situation, but that’s rarely the case. It’s more likely that the holidays will cause an even greater divide. By the time everything has calmed down a few months later, the couple is ready to go their separate ways. Spring is a Time to Start Fresh Most of...

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