Permanent Alimony? A thing of the past. Standard of living during the marriage? That factor is so passe. Payments past retirement? Not any more.
These are just a few of the vast changes that will be made to section 61.08 of the Florida Statutes (the “Alimony Statute”) if the current version of House Bill 549 is passed and signed into law. Below you will find the proposed changes to the Alimony Statute (proposed additional language is underlined while proposed deletions are
Keep in mind that these changes are simply in a bill right now, and so they are not yet law. However, I have no doubt that Florida will continue the trend of other states to move away from permanent alimony.
If you have questions regarding alimony and you would like to schedule a consultation with a Florida alimony attorney, contact The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A., by calling us at 813-443-0615 or filling out our online form.