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by Skitz
Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Alimony reform being considered in Florida
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Re: Alimony reform being considered in Florida

Permanent alimony may finally end in Florida TALLAHASSEE: Like divorce itself, the push to reform alimony in Florida has been messy, with two legitimately concerned sides and little trust between them. Florida is one of just a handful of states that still has permanent alimony, and this year marks ...
by Skitz
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Alimony reform being considered in Florida
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Alimony reform being considered in Florida

For the sake of the long-suffering people of Florida, I hope that the third time's a charm. This year alimony reform in Florida is back in the legislative agenda for the third time. It has already been troubled by division over the child-sharing issue but that may have been sorted out now. Let's wis...
by Skitz
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
Replies: 19
Views: 13281

Re: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

After Mass Alimony Reform worked hard for years to achieve the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act of 2011, and spending a year hammering out the language details in the most unambiguous terms with representatives from the judiciary, the government and legal representatives from both sides of the alimo...
by Skitz
Wed Feb 17, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Alimony reform is moving through the Florida legislature.....again.
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Re: Alimony reform is moving through the Florida legislature.....again.

Changes ahead in alimony, child custody The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board On Valentine's Day, we hope you are celebrating romance and marriage, which can be the sources of life's greatest joy. But there is another side — the breakup of a marriage — which too often is the source of heartache, anger, ...
by Skitz
Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6714

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

SC advocacy group trying to reform alimony law in Columbia Posted February 8, 2016 10:50 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News By Mike Crowder A South Carolina man helping to try and change the state’s alimony law says it’s archaic and unjust. Wyman Oxner says his group is not against alimony...
by Skitz
Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29089

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Alimony overhaul on the move in Florida House TALLAHASSEE — A House panel signed off Thursday on a proposal that would overhaul the state’s alimony laws by doing away with permanent alimony and creating a formula based on the length of marriage and the incomes of both spouses to determine payments....
by Skitz
Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Alimony reform is moving through the Florida legislature.....again.
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Alimony reform is moving through the Florida legislature.....again.

Is this the third year? It's hard to remember. Efforts to reform the alimony laws in Florida seem to be snake bitten. It seems they get off to a good start with a good bill and then................ Well, let's all wish them good luck down in the sunshine state this year. They work hard and they dese...
by Skitz
Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: New Jersey Alimony Reform
Replies: 45
Views: 23979

Re: New Jersey Alimony Reform

Proving your ex has a new partner is easier under new alimony law By Ben Horowitz | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on January 29, 2016 at 11:13 AM, updated January 29, 2016 at 5:04 PM Before 2014, a divorced spouse had to show that his ex-spouse shared a common residence with a new partner in order to...
by Skitz
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6714

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

In a letter to The Augusta Chronicle..................... Alimony should be fair By Wyman Oxner Orangeburg S.C. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 I am writing concerning the unfair permanent alimony laws in South Carolina. There is a unjust weight being placed on those forced to pay permanent alimony. When the...
by Skitz
Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: South Carolina Alimony Reform
Replies: 22
Views: 6714

Re: South Carolina Alimony Reform

A recent letter in the South Carolina "Statehouse Report". It’s time to reform alimony To the editor: In the previous legislative session, Governor [Nikki] Haley established a bipartisan House/Senate committee to propose recommendations for alimony reform. Those recommendations have been now been pr...
by Skitz
Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Alimony, Divorce, and the "Second Wives Club"
Replies: 0
Views: 862

Alimony, Divorce, and the "Second Wives Club"

Alimony, Divorce, and the "Second Wives Club" on The American Law Journal television program, CNN-News Affiliate WFMZ-TV: Video Online Now PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 31, 2015 Alimony reform hasn’t yet taken the nation by storm, but here it comes, say guests on The American Law Journal on the...
by Skitz
Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29089

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Proposed changes to divorce laws gain strength — and opposition By Lloyd Dunkelberger Published: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 11:16 p.m. Last Modified: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 11:16 p.m. TALLAHASSEE - The emotional, contentious issue of changing Florida’s alimony law is heading for another try...
by Skitz
Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Alimony is a hot topic as far away as Israel too
Replies: 0
Views: 1354

Alimony is a hot topic as far away as Israel too

Calls for alimony reform shake up Israeli rabbinical courts Two recently reported initiatives seeking to amend the long-standing provisions of the Israeli Family Law have sparked a heated debate among women's organizations, men's groups, politicians and rabbis. One of the initiatives, which failed ...
by Skitz
Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: The Allied Groups
Topic: Florida Alimony Reform
Replies: 67
Views: 29089

Re: Florida Alimony Reform

Acrimony remains over alimony reform By Dara Kam News Service of Florida Published: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 4:28 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 4:28 p.m. TALLAHASSEE — An alimony overhaul years in the making is back on the table, after a similar proposal fell apart during...
by Skitz
Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:23 am
Forum: The News Desk
Topic: Breadwinning Women Are Driving Alimony Reform
Replies: 0
Views: 1211

Breadwinning Women Are Driving Alimony Reform

Breadwinning Women Are Driving Alimony Reform 3% of all alimony recipients are men. MacMillan was ordered to pay her ex-husband $7,000 a month 15 years ago. Even so, she has joined the crusade to lobby state legislators to change the legal obligation to provide financial support to a spouse before ...