As I recently relayed, the end of the 2012 Florida Legislative Session marked the death of alimony reform for the year. That is not to say that Florida alimony reform is dead forever.
The Florida Bar News is reporting that Alan Frischer, head of the the Florida Alimony Reform Group, is preparing once again to lobby for elimination of the concept of permanent alimony, among other things, in the 2013 legislative session. Florida Alimony Reform says that it simply wants parties to be able to move on with their lives following a divorce without the cord of permanent alimony tieing them together.
But Frischer is facing stiff resistance from the Florida Bar’s Family Law Section (full disclosure: I am a member of the Florida’ Bar’s Family Law Section). From the Florida Bar News: