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by Skitz
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

The headline highlights what bothers me about efforts to reform alimony. The "judiciary" objects. And why? Because reform infringes on their power to rule over their fiefdoms. The judge is there to apply the law and to determine guilt or innocence, right and wrong. They are not there to wield the po...
by Skitz
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Alimony reform bill filed for 2017 Florida Politics JIM ROSICA State Rep. Colleen Burton will try again to overhaul the state’s alimony law, filing a bill on Wednesday. The Lakeland Republican still aims to toughen the standards by which alimony is granted and changed, after last year’s measure was...
by Skitz
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Virginia Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 3319

Re: Virginia Alimony Reform

Brittingham: Virginia should modify alimony laws From The Roanoke Times Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 2:00 am Sam Brittingham | Brittingham is an architect and lives in Virginia Beach After working 30 years as an engineer and 20 years as a teacher, an 84-year-old man asked a Massachusetts Fami...
by Skitz
Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Virginia Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 3319

Re: Virginia Alimony Reform

Alimony laws need reform Posted Dec 4, 2016 at 2:01 AM in The Progress-Index Before sentencing Romeo Silerio to two years in Norfolk City Jail for failure to pay $250,000 in child support and alimony, the judge offered Silerio a way out i.e., “pay $100,000 and he could go home.” It’s been two years...
by Skitz
Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
Replies: 19
Views: 13283

Re: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act? 12/1/2016 by Robin Lynch Nardone | Burns & Levinson LLP The Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision of George v. George provides guidance in applying the durational limits contained in the Alimony Reform Act. The...
by Skitz
Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: New Jersey Alimony Reform
Replies: 45
Views: 23979

Re: New Jersey Alimony Reform

Alimony Statute Amendments From 2014 Can Be Applied To Divorces Finalized Years Earlier By JAMES MCGLEW, II November 7, 2016 at 8:13 PM Today’s current economic reality is one of great uncertainty, especially when it comes to employment. Employees who could count on receiving an annual cost of livi...
by Skitz
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Vermont Alimony Reform
Replies: 13
Views: 2645

Re: Vermont Alimony Reform

White an ally in alimony reform I support Jeanette White in her Vermont Senate campaign this year. White has been extremely helpful to Windham County in many ways throughout her career in the Senate. She has always been willing to listen to any constituent’s problem and offer suggestions or work to...
by Skitz
Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Minnesota Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 2102

Re: Minnesota Alimony Reform

Rosenblum: Alimony reform bill draws concerns and calls By: GAIL ROSENBLUM M. Sue Wilson didn’t need a calendar to know that Aug. 1 had arrived. Wilson, a Twin Cities family law attorney for four decades, had barely started her workday when she learned that a female client had been served by her fo...
by Skitz
Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Virginia Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 3319

Re: Virginia Alimony Reform

Alimony laws need reform by: Sam Brittingham, Virginia Alimony Reform Ater a judge told an 84-year-old man that he had to keep working to pay alimony and couldn't retire, Massachusetts ended permanent alimony. Permanent Alimony should terminate at retirement because it's unfair to older Americans w...
by Skitz
Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:20 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

POINT OF VIEW: No need for task force, implement alimony reform by: ALAN ROSS FRISHER, president of Family Law Reform, Inc. Representatives Cynthia Stafford and Lori Berman, in their recent Point of View article, “Create task force before taking up alimony reform again” (June 27), state, “If alimon...
by Skitz
Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
Replies: 19
Views: 13283

Re: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

Milford Lawmaker Leads House Effort to Restore Legislative Intent By De Castillo (Patch Staff) - June 29, 2016 3:59 pm ET (BOSTON) – State Representative John V. Fernandes, D-Milford, who served a major role in ushering in the Alimony Reform Act of 2011, urged his House colleagues on June 22nd to p...
by Skitz
Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:48 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6718

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

SC Senate ‘shenanigans’ killed alimony reform bills By: Heather Hahn COLUMBIA, SC Despite progress made in other states on alimony reform in 2016, a group of family court lawyers managed to block reform in South Carolina. While some lawyers want to see fair divorce settlements, others say the syste...
by Skitz
Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
Replies: 19
Views: 13283

Re: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

New Alimony law passed unanimously in House of Representatives As reported earlier, the Massachusetts Reform law, passed in 2011, ran into some difficulty in the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court during a couple of challenges. The SJC decided not to accept some provisions of the law as written and made ...
by Skitz
Tue May 24, 2016 1:41 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Minnesota Alimony Reform
Replies: 5
Views: 2102

Re: Minnesota Alimony Reform

In Minnesota, a 'common sense' change in alimony by GAIL ROSENBLUM MAY 22, 2016 While transportation and public safety dominated the waning days of the 2016 legislative session, our elected officials quietly — and surprisingly quickly — shifted ground on the home front. Alimony reform has come to M...
by Skitz
Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29091

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Rick Scott Vetoes Alimony Reform Bill http://reform.alimonyvictims.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=366#p965 Lake Wales alimony change advocate not surprised by veto http://www.theledger.com/article/20160415/NEWS/160419605/1134?Title=Lake-Wales-alimony-change-advocate-not-surprised-by-veto Florida Gov. Rick...