Author Archives: Joanna Mitchell

Divorce and Alimony changes, Update on Senate Bill 748 & House Bill 549

Everyone needs to get out there and contact their local senate and house representative, as well as the sponsors of this bill to show their opposition. I just received notification that Senate Bill 748 is on the Committee Agenda for … Continue reading

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New Proposed Divorce and Alimony Legislation – Senate Bill 748 and House Bill 549

There are currently two pending bills (one in the Florida House and one in the Florida Senate) that will drastically effect divorce proceedings in the State of Florida, including those divorce decrees that have already been entered, if there is … Continue reading

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Glitch in the new child support calculations

Under the new child support law, which just became effective in January 2011, did you know that there are certain circumstances where a person will have to pay more child support when they have 20% or more of the overnights … Continue reading

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Recent Changes in Child Support and Alimony Laws in Florida

Child Support in Florida recently went through some drastic changes. Effective January 2011, if one parent has 20% or more of the overnights (73 or more overnights during the course of a year), then their child support obligation may be … Continue reading

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