ALIMONY REFORM – BETTER LATE THEN NEVER by Alan J. Elkins, Esq.

Two years ago I represented a small minority of attorneys in favor of alimony reform. We were on the right side of the issue then and our numbers have grown since that time. This year, I feel the thrill of victory will be ours. The same Florida Bar section that opposed us has now become […]

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

Why I Support Alimony Reform by Attorney Lori Barkus

“Isn’t that bad for business?” I’ve been asked this question many times by clients and others when discussing the need to create a more structured process to replace current alimony laws. Most wonder why a family law attorney would support something that would result in less business for my firm. The answer is simple: because […]