2015 ALIMONY BILL DIES AS LEGISLATIVE SESSION ENDS IN CHAOS

As many of you are all painfully aware, the annual session of the Florida Legislature crashed to a halt Tuesday as the House adjourned three days early because of a budget impasse with the Senate over Medicaid expansion. Unfortunately this has left our Alimony Reform efforts – as well as scores of other important pieces […]

Family Law Reform PRESS RELEASE – SB 1248 Passes Judiciary Committee

“I’m an older woman who happens to pay permanent alimony”, says Tari MacMillan, giving her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, holding nothing back. “I’m 64 years old and have been paying fifteen years on a 13 year marriage.” McMillan, sharing her plight with Senate members, right before the committee unanimously voted in favor […]

AP article in Tampa Bay Tribune – Alimony‬ reform bill again stirs passions

TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would end permanent alimony in most future divorces, establishing formulas that would set time limits and amounts based on the length of a marriage and the income difference between spouses. Click image below to READ MORE:

Alan Frisher went to Tallahassee to advocate for Alimony Reform

On the week on March 09, 2015, Florida Alimony Reform’s president, Alan Frisher, went to Tallahassee to discuss alimony reform with state legislators. Among many legislators, Alan met with the new sponsors of this year’s alimony reform bills:  Representative Colleen Burton and Senator Kelli Stargel. Below are some pics taken during his visit there:

Channel 6 – New bill could mean big changes for alimony in Florida

Click on image below to watch the video on Channel 6 news website:  “New bill could mean big changes for alimony in Florida”.      

Florida lawmaker files alimony reform legislation by Lori Barkus

Florida lawmaker files alimony reform legislation. Florida Representative Colleen Burton has fired the first salvo in this year’s attempts to change the state’s alimony laws. In filing HB 943 on Monday, the Lakeland Republican will be working with Republican Senator Kelli Stargel toward passage of this year’s alimony reform legislation. Click Here to Read More

Channel 9 VIDEO: Changes could be coming to Florida’s alimony system

Watch this Channel 9 VIDEO: Changes could be coming to Florida’s alimony system! Click Here to See Video

Florida lawmakers to consider alimony overhaul again

Florida lawmakers to consider alimony overhaul again. A “child support-esque” formula could determine the amount of alimony divorcing spouses would receive under a radical overhaul of the state’s alimony laws now in the works. Click Here to Read More

Washington Post – Advocates call for family court reforms

The nation’s family court system is overdue for reform, said advocates who met over the weekend to discuss ways to update state laws on divorce, alimony, child custody and child support. The current system is “adversarial,” as it turns parents into winners or losers and encourages lawyers to act “like gladiators” in battles over children […]

Miami SHOWING OF THE MOVIE DIVORCE CORP.

Divorce Corp is an explosive new documentary that exposes the appalling waste, and shameless collusive practices within the U.S. family law industry. More money and more people flow through the family courts than any other court system in America combined – now grossing over $50 billion a year. Event Name: Special screening of Divorce Corp […]