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Florida Alimony Reform

Don't Tell Your Father, Don't Tell Your Mother: A Major Mistake in Co-Parenting

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 05.04.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Regardless of the underlying meaning, or good intentions of the speaker, the end result still places an unfair burden on a child, who is now left holding the bag of secrets.

Costs of Litigating a Termination of Alimony Claim - Is It Worth the Price?`

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

At the end of the day, very often litigants are left wondering, "Was it worth it?" Wouldn't it be nice if we could go into the process with a better understanding of what it may actually cost to litigate a claim, so we can weigh the pros and cons and make our own, informed decisions?

How to Identify the Trend-Setting Professionals Paving New Ways to Support Termination of Alimony Claims

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 07.18.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Including cell tower location data, social media and other web-based "evidence" into the standard discovery process in family law is quickly trending in the United States as the most cost-and-time efficient method for proving certain aspects of various domestic relations claims.

Why Draconian Alimony Laws Are On Their Way Out

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 03.21.2012 | Divorce
Elizabeth Benedict

In both Florida and New Jersey -- and formerly Massachusetts -- the default position is lifetime permanent alimony, which means the higher earner pays the lower earner even if both are working full-time and making good money, until death.

Space Shuttle Sinks, Florida Alimony Wars Soar

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 10.29.2011 | Divorce
Elizabeth Benedict

Walking papers in hand, laid-off workers must return to divorce court, plead for relief in their alimony payments, and hope against hope that it's coming. It helps to show up with a lawyer, and it helps to expect the worst.