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Statute of Limitations for Enforcement of Alimony & Child Support

Statute of Limitations for Enforcement of Alimony & Child Support - in Florida No statute of limitations applies to enforcement of alimony or child support obligations; although laches can apply. "Florida does not have a limitations period for I enforcement of alimony or child-support orders, and thus Florida's unlimited period applies. Notwithstanding the absence of a limitations period, the former wife's action for enforcement is equitable in nature and thus may be limited by the doctrine of laches. See Dep't of Revenue ex rel. Brown v. Steinle, 837 So. 2d 1072 (Fla. 2d DCA 2003)." Jackmore v. Jackmore

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