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by Skitz
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Task force may examine alimony reform Posted Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:00 pm By Mike Faher, Special to the Reformer BRATTLEBORO — The state Senate Judiciary Committee is pushing to improve the "clarity, fairness, predictability and consistency" of Vermont's alimony laws. And that's drawing applause ...
by Skitz
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6719

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

South Carolina Reform Group Pushes to End Permanent Alimony By: Jacob Maslow Mar 8, 2017 A reform group began pushing for more flexible alimony laws in February 2016, claiming that permanent spousal support is unfair. Now, state Legislators are considering a bill that would give judges in family co...
by Skitz
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

'Til Death Do Us Pay: Legislators Consider Divorcing Alimony Law By ALICIA FREESE After 26 years of marriage, Rick Fleming and his wife divorced in the fall of 2009. The court ordered Fleming to send her $2,200 a month — for the rest of his life. Their children are grown, and they've both since rem...
by Skitz
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Group advocates for changes in antiquated alimony laws We at Vermont Alimony Reform brought the issue of antiquated spousal support and maintenance laws to the attention of the Legislature when we testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last spring. According to the most recent statistics, ...
by Skitz
Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Should Vermont make changes to laws on alimony? Updated: Feb 22, 2017 9:31 AM EST By Priscilla Liguori MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermonters were fired up about how divorces are handled. Residents told senators how alimony arrangements have torn their families apart. Love doesn't always last forever, but wi...
by Skitz
Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6719

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

Cash-Strapped Divorcees to SC: End 'Archaic' Lifetime Alimony By Bill Hoffmann | Monday, 20 Feb 2017 03:37 PM A grassroots group of South Carolina divorcees is pushing legislation to end lifetime alimony payments in the Palmetto State. South Carolina Alimony Reform, an Orangeburg-based organization...
by Skitz
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6719

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

Divorced South Carolinians want end to lifelong alimony payments BY AVERY G. WILKS COLUMBIA Divorced South Carolinians want a break from a lifetime of alimony payments. Well, at least the ones writing the checks do. About two dozen members of S.C. Alimony Reform flocked to an S.C. Senate hearing Th...
by Skitz
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

SENATE JUDICIARY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ALIMONY REFORM FEB. 16, 2017, 9:58 PM BY PRESS RELEASE News Release — General Assembly Feb 15, 2017 Contact: Peggy Delaney Phone: 802-828-2278 Fax: 802-828-2424 E-mail: pdelaney@leg.state.vt.us The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on F...
by Skitz
Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Frisher: New alimony bill long overdue Alan Frisher, My View 1:18 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2017 Florida’s alimony laws were written in a day when women had little economic power, divorce was uncommon, and cohabiting was scandalous. Those days are long gone, but the old-fashioned alimony laws – favoring per...
by Skitz
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

New Florida Alimony Bill Heads to Committee TALLAHASSEE, FL--(Marketwired - February 14, 2017) - National Parents Organization supports Florida's recently introduced alimony legislation and encourages lawmakers to act in the best interest of families and swiftly move the proposal into law. The acti...
by Skitz
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Rick Fleming: Vermont Alimony Reform Rick Fleming Feb 7, 2017 The men and women of Vermont Alimony Reform brought the issue of antiquated spousal support and maintenance laws to the attention of the Legislature when we testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last spring. According to the mo...
by Skitz
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Parent’s Organization comes out in favor of Alimony Reform Bill FEBRUARY 6, 2017 BY FRANK TORRES The National Parents Organization, a group that “seek better lives for children through family court reform that establishes equal rights and responsibilities for fathers and mothers”, is coming out in ...
by Skitz
Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Yes, judges hate alimony reform because it "robs them of their power" to toy with people's lives as they see fit. Which is why we have legislatures to make written laws. Vermont judges shy away from major alimony reform January 30, 2017 Judges in the small north-eastern state of Vermont have shied a...
by Skitz
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

Judiciary, reform group clash on alimony changes By Mike Faher/VtDigger/The Commons BRATTLEBORO—The Vermont Judiciary wants to put the brakes on an alimony overhaul effort led by a Brattleboro businessman. In a new report, the state Supreme Court’s Family Division Oversight Committee recommends ado...
by Skitz
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Update from Florida Alimony Reform: HB 283 filed in Florida House It's time to give Action to your Beliefs. Those of you who have been with us over the last 7-8 years realize that filing the bill is only the first step for reforming a law. We are so very fortunate to have two Florida legislators eag...