2016 HOUSE ALIMONY REFORM BILL CLEARS FINAL PANEL

A bill aimed at effectively ending permanent alimony is heading to the House floor after clearing its final committee of reference on Thursday February 04, 2016. The Judiciary Committee approved the measure ( HB 455 ), sponsored by Republican state Rep. Colleen Burton of Lakeland, by a 14-3 vote. Click Here to Read Entire Article

Alimony Bills Making Progress

Greetings Family Law Reform Members: I hope that you have all been either calling, writing or visiting your legislators in order to show your support for our alimony bill at this crucial time. Here is an update: This past Tuesday I had the opportunity to go to Tallahassee in order to speak at the Senate […]

Herald Tribune – Proposed changes to alimony laws gain strength and opposition

“The intent of this bill is to reduce litigation thereby preserving the assets of the families and their spouses who are going through divorce and alimony proceedings” CLICK HERE to read entire article.

PROPOSED ALIMONY REFORM WILL HELP CURRENT ALIMONY PAYERS

  Greetings Family Law Reform Members: Under the new proposed alimony law: As many of you are aware, we are extremely close to achieving real alimony reform this legislative session. Unfortunately, many current alimony payers state that this new proposed law will not help them, and therefore they are no longer going to help fund […]

Big news: 3 Alimony Reform Bills Have Been Filed for 2015-2016 Session

To our current Membership and future Membership: Many of you remember FAR, Florida Alimony Reform. That was the name of our organization when we first incorporated. As time went on, we realized that there are many Family Law issues that needed reform and that once we achieved alimony reform that the name FAR would be […]

Newsletter – Senate Alimony Bill SB250 Heads to Judiciary Committee!

Welcome!  Family Law Reform is focused on REFORMING CURRENT ALIMONY LAWS IN FLORIDA with an eye on future family law issues. All EYES TURN TO TALLAHASSEE AS SB250 HEADS TO THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE!   Senator Tom Lee’s Senate Bill 250 has been assigned to be heard first by the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee. As […]

Florida divorce case that took 4 years and $100,000 in attorneys fees

See video of an interesting recent Florida divorce case that took 4 years and $100,000 in attorneys fees. The ex-wife ended up in major debt and paying alimony. This is why we need alimony reform in Florida. CLICK HERE to see video of the interview and to read the transcript    

Letter from FLR Member who met with Senator Gaetz

Alan, Just a quick note to let you know that yesterday morning, Senator Gaetz was in my neighborhood to meet with constituents and talk about issues. Everybody got 10 minutes of private conversation time – I like representatives that do that!! I gave him a brief synopsis of my story – getting slapped with my […]

Action Needed – Please sign Alimony Reform Petition

Please ask your friends and family members to sign the petition so that we have a better chance to get alimony reform included in the special legislative session that will start June 1st. CLICK HERE to SIGN PETITION

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 […]