Taking the Permanent Out of Permanent Alimony

 

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Story: Taking the ‘Permanent’ Out of Permanent Alimony

By: GEOFF WILLIAMS

Published: 01/23/2013

 

Permanent alimony is what it sounds like. A couple marries and when they divorce, one spouse pays the alimony for the rest of their natural life, or until their spouse’s demise—whichever comes first…..The nonprofit has been pushing for alimony reform since 2010 and plans to fight other family-law problems once the state reforms alimony—something its divorced founder, Alan Frisher, a Melbourne, Fla., certified divorce financial analyst, is confident will happen. The change could take place as early as this year, with a bill to end permanent alimony expected to go to a vote in the Florida legislature within a few months.

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