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Could Florida Ban ALL Alimony in the Future?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Most residents of Florida are already aware of the State’s recent ban on permanent alimony, but could lawmakers eventually go even further and ban the entire practice of alimony altogether? This is certainly possible, and critics have referred to alimony as an antiquated concept for decades. Generally speaking, legal changes occur in incremental steps… Read More »

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What if Your Ex Isn’t Trying to Accomplish Anything During Rehabilitative Alimony?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Although rehabilitative alimony in Florida gives receiving spouses valuable financial support after divorce, these spouses cannot simply sit back and achieve nothing during this process. In Florida, rehabilitative alimony comes with clear conditions. If the receiving spouse fails to meet these conditions, then they may stop receiving payments. What should you do if you’re… Read More »

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When Does Rehabilitative Alimony End in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

With the end of permanent alimony in Florida, many spouses are now taking the prospect of rehabilitative alimony much more seriously. This type of alimony specifically helps dependent spouses “get back on their feet” and regain financial independence after a divorce. These dependent spouses face the real prospect of financial ruin if they fail… Read More »

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Surprising Benefits of Marriage in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you’re planning on getting married in the near future, you might want to consider signing the contract in Florida. The Sunshine State is probably best known for attracting retirees, but a new set of laws may make this a logical destination for fiancées. Perhaps most crucially, a marriage contract signed in Florida could… Read More »

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The Dangers of Paying Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

If you are approaching a divorce in Florida, you might feel tempted to provide your ex with a lump-sum alimony payment. Your logic might be to “get it over with” and part ways with your ex without ever having to deal with them again. Seeing money drained from your account each month can serve… Read More »

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I Just Found Out My Alimony Is Ending Soon: What Should I Do?

By Steve W. Marsee |

After recent changes to divorce laws in Florida, alimony payments for many spouses will soon end. For some, this news comes as a complete surprise – and it may be difficult to adapt to this sudden loss in income. If you are facing this situation, you might be wondering how to proceed in the… Read More »

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My Ex is Trying to Stop Paying Me Alimony in Florida. Can I Stop Them?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Due to the passing of new legislation in Florida, many residents are being confronted with the real possibility of their alimony payments ending. This can be a hard pill to swallow – especially for residents who have grown accustomed to these payments. Perhaps you have built your entire budget around these payments, and you’re… Read More »

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Options for Eliminating Alimony in Florida

By Steve W. Marsee |

Thanks to recent changes to Florida’s divorce laws, there are now numerous ways to end alimony in Orlando. The best option for you depends entirely on your unique situation, and it may be worth discussing the various choices alongside a qualified lawyer who has experience with matters related to alimony. Prenuptial Agreements  Prenuptial agreements… Read More »

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Is it Easier to Lower Alimony or Child Support in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Faced with financial pressures, many spouses and parents may wonder whether it might be possible to lower child support or spousal support in Florida. Both might represent serious economic burdens for the average Florida resident – but which one is easier to lower (or even eliminate)? Although the answer depends on your unique circumstances,… Read More »

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Steve W. Marsee Selected as a 2024 member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

By Steve W. Marsee |

Steve W. Marsee, of Steve W. Marsee, PA, has been selected to the 2024 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate… Read More »

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