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Lawmakers to Debate Long Overdue Legislation to Modernize Florida’s Alimony Laws

Tallahassee, FL --Lawmakers in the Florida Senate and House today and Tuesday are scheduled to consider legislation to end the award of permanent alimony in the state.

Under legislation (SB 1922/HB 1559) proposed by Sen. Joe Gruters, of Sarasota, and Rep. Anthony Rodriguez, of Miami, Florida would join 44 other states that have enacted reform laws to ban the award of perpetual alimony.

Florida lawmakers will discuss the Gruters/Rodriguez plan to modernize the state’s obsolete alimony law when legislative committees begin hearing the bills:

Monday, March 22, 2021

3:30 pm – 6 pm

The Florida Senate Judiciary Committee

Knott Building, Room 412

The Capitol

- AND -

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

9:15 am – 12:15 pm

Florida House Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee

Sumner Hall (404 HOB)

The Capitol

The hearings will also be streamed live on The Florida Channel – click here to watch.

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