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March 2015 Archives

Florida Alimony Reform - Retirement & The Modification of Alimony

A Petition for alimony or termination of alimony may be filed by an alimony obligor based upon his or her actual retirement, under the new alimony reform bill that was recently introduced in the Florida House of Representatives.  In order for there to be a termination or modification of alimony, the following circumstances must occur: (i) the paying spouse must have reached the age for eligibility to receive full Social Security retirement benefits and have retired, or (ii) the paying spouse must have reached the customary age for retirement for his or her occupation and must have retired from that occupation.

Florida Alimony Reform - Cohabitation and the Modification of Alimony

The modification of alimony as a result of cohabitation and the entry into a supportive relationship was recently addressed as part of the Florida Alimony Reform Legislation that was introduced in the 2015 session of the Florida House of Representatives.

Florida Alimony Reform Legislation 2015

Florida alimony Reform legislation was recently introduced in the Florida House of Representatives. A previous blog describing this legislation was posted on February 27, 2015. That blog discussed the Florida legislature's creation of presumptive alimony guidelines. The purpose of this blog is to discuss the types of income that will be included and the types of income that will be excluded in calculating alimony under these presumptive alimony guidelines.

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