Alimony reform being considered in Florida
TALLAHASSEE (FOX 13) - Divorces could soon be going by a new set of guidelines, as lawmakers are looking at proposals that include reform to alimony and child custody.
There are several bills currently on the table, which are predominantly aimed at ending permanent alimony and setting minimum and maximum amounts that divorcees are responsible for paying.
"It's not going to have a huge impact on me, but if I can keep anybody else from going through what I've gone through, then it's well worth it," said Tarie MacMillan.
MacMillan was divorced 16 years ago and was ordered by a judge to pay her ex-husband 65-percent of her income for the rest of her life.
"$7,000 a month, that's the judgment that's against me," she said. "I've adjusted my style of living."
Since then, she's lost a home to foreclosure and filed for bankruptcy................
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