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 alimony reform is necessary — a point that is far from settled — then it should be done in response to … well-reasoned analysis.”
As a financial adviser, certified divorce financial analyst, and president of Family Law Reform, I can personally and professionally attest to the atrocities occurring within our current family law system with regard to divorce.
Current alimony law, like an insidious cancer, is figuratively — and sometimes literally — killing our citizens and causing irreparable damage to the family unit in our society.
To draw an analogy, when doctors see a tumor, they typically cut it out before it grows or metastasizes. Sure, they can study it some more and watch it grow, but at what cost to the patient? Good doctors, like good legislators, handle the situation effectively, and as soon as possible........
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