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by Skitz
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: New Hampshire: Alimony bill signed into law
Replies: 0
Views: 353

New Hampshire: Alimony bill signed into law

Alimony bill signed into law By ASHLEY SAARI Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Monday, July 09, 2018 5:50PM An alimony reform bill was recently signed into law by Governor Chris Sununu, with the goal of creating clearer expectations for the process. The bill reached the governor’s office several weeks ag...
by Skitz
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6517

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

South Carolina's divorcees do not want to live with the 'death sentence' of alimony Thursday, July 5th 2018, 3:21 pm EDT Thursday, July 5th 2018, 6:33 pm EDT By Ashleigh Holland, State Reporter COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Divorcees in South Carolina, left writing checks to their ex-spouses for the rest of...
by Skitz
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6517

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Alimony system needs reform SC Now Morning News 3-25-2018 We have in our society an unbelievably archaic system of forced financial hardship. It is known as permanent alimony. This is found in our civil law and Family Court system. This is imposed quite often during divorces, ...
by Skitz
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2522

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Rick Fleming: The State of Spousal Maintenance Reform in Vermont BY RICK FLEMING Jan 4, 2018 The Spousal Maintenance Task Force has submitted its report to the Vermont Legislature and there is still much work needed to be done to bring comprehensive reform to Vermont. The Task Force public hearing ...
by Skitz
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2522

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Alimony report misses mark, local group says Posted Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9:00 pm By Mike Faher, Brattleboro Reformer/VTDigger BRATTLEBORO — After several months of study, a task force is recommending no immediate, major changes to Vermont's alimony statute. But a Brattleboro-based advocacy gr...
by Skitz
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
Replies: 19
Views: 12914

Re: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

The effort to reform alimony reform in Massachusetts continues. The Establishment does not surrender. Plug the loopholes in alimony reform Boston Globe editorial July 9, 2017 UNTIL A much-needed reform in 2011, the alimony and divorce laws in Massachusetts were among the most antiquated and unfair i...
by Skitz
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6517

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

Letter: Alimony reform Dave Pierce Salt Marsh Cove James Island I proudly belong to a hardworking movement whose mission is self-evident: S.C. alimony reform, and we’ve worked through thick and thin for six years to modify the archaic language on the S.C. law books regarding the awarding of permane...
by Skitz
Tue May 23, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2522

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

A legislative victory: Alimony reform group scores win Posted Friday, May 12, 2017 5:51 pm By Mike Faher , VTDigger BRATTLEBORO — For some who are lobbying for legislative changes, approval of a bill that creates a task force might not be much to cheer about. But Rick Fleming sees it as real progre...
by Skitz
Thu May 11, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
Replies: 19
Views: 12914

Re: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

Massachusetts needs to divorce its divorce law The Boston Globe By Louise Sloan MAY 11, 2017 I never thought I’d take an interest in alimony reform: I’ve never been married. The deposits that arrive in my bank account come from my employer. I did “get the house” — but only because I paid for it. Bu...
by Skitz
Thu May 11, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Virginia Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 3258

Re: Virginia Alimony Reform

Virginia needs to reform alimony rules The Progress-Index Posted May 5, 2017 at 2:01 AM In 1990, a man retired and, two years later, his wife filed for divorce. They were married almost 40 years. In 1994, the trial court divided assets equally; imputed $40,000 income to the husband, awarded his wif...
by Skitz
Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6517

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

Letters: Why am I still paying alimony? COLUMBIA, SC I am 70 years old with no possibility of retirement because my ex-wife made less than I did and was awarded permanent alimony when we divorced 17 years ago. In most other states, fixed-term or rehabilitative alimony would have been awarded for a ...
by Skitz
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Virginia Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 3258

Re: Virginia Alimony Reform

Reform Virginia alimony laws LETTER TO TO EDITOR Sam Brittingham | Virginia Beach, Virginia Before leaving, a father I know wrote this about his daughter and son: “She is such a sweet, kind and gentle spirit, and he is smart and fearless. I had no confidence and was paralyzed with fear that I would...
by Skitz
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 28715

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Alimony overhaul proposal is dead in this year's Legislature By News Service of Florida March, 30 2017 Politics makes strange bedfellows, as demonstrated by an accord reached by The Florida Bar and alimony reform advocates. But even though the one-time adversaries reached reconciliation over a cont...
by Skitz
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 28715

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Finally, an alimony bill Scott would sign By Alan Frisher March 24, 2017 Florida’s alimony laws were written when women had little economic power, when divorce was uncommon, and cohabiting was scandalous. Those days are long gone, but the old-fashioned alimony laws — favoring permanent alimony, unt...
by Skitz
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6517

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

South Carolina alimony reform bill heads to Senate floor By Maya T. Prabhu mprabhu@postandcourier.com Mar 21, 2017 COLUMBIA — Those seeking relief from paying indefinite alimony got a small victory Tuesday when a Statehouse panel voted to send a bill to the Senate floor. The measure makes it easier...