Florida Legislature Agrees to Abolish Permanent Alimony

BREAKING NEWS, March 2022

According to the Florida Bar, “The Legislature has agreed to abolish permanent alimony, give ex-spouses who pay alimony a “pathway to retirement,” and create a legal presumption that equal time sharing is in a child’s best interest.

The House voted 74-42 on March 9 to approve SB 1796 by Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota. Rep. Jenna Persons-Mulicka, R-Ft. Myers, sponsored the House companion, HB 1935.”

We will continue to monitor this situation and the changes it creates within Family Law.

To get more information on this bill and learn how it may affect your family, please visit the Florida Bar’s site.

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