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SB 1796 Seeks To Eliminate ‘Permanent’ Alimony In Florida

A comprehensive alimony reform measure was recently adopted by the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. With a stroke of his pen, Governor Ron DeSantis could enact SB 1796, resulting in significant changes involving divorcing couples in the State of Florida. If signed into law by Gov. DeSantis, SB 1796 would take effective


How Adultery Can Affect Divorce in Florida, a No-Fault Divorce State

Under Florida divorce law, Florida is a “no-fault” state, which means either party can ask the court for a divorce without proving the specific reasoning behind seeking the divorce. The spouse seeking a divorce simply needs to state that the marriage is “irretrievably broken” thus relieving the courts of deciding who was at fault and sparing both parties having to talk about personal issues like


Planning For “What If” Before You Say “I Do”

Most people don’t get married thinking about – let alone planning for – divorce but the fact of the matter is divorce happens. And while it’s certainly not a romantic notion to think about ‘what if’ while you say ‘I do,’ it’s also not a terrible idea, either. Even those who aren’t rich or famous