Archive for July 2017

Florida Alimony Bill Filed for 2017

Florida Alimony Bill Filed for 2017

In mid-January, Florida State Rep. Colleen Burton announced that she had filed a bill attempting to overhaul the state’s current alimony statute. In announcing her decision to challenge the existing law, Burton cited the need to toughen the standards surrounding how alimony is granted and changed. Last […]

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Collaboration in a Marital Dispute?

Collaboration in a Marital Dispute?

We often see in the movies, hear stories or maybe even experience the horrible fights over assets and custody that can ensue when a marriage ends. But that is not the reality behind every divorce or marital dissolution case. Some proceedings are civil, if not straight out […]

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SB 590: New Florida Law on Child Support and Parenting Plan

SB 590: New Florida Law on Child Support and Parenting Plan

On June 15, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 590 (“SB 590”) into law.  SB 590 directs the Department of Revenue to provide parents with a proposed Standard Parenting Time Plan in Title IV-D child support cases.  The bill also authorizes the Department of Revenue to establish […]

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