Governor Rick Scott: Please sign Florida's Alimony Reform Bill when it comes to you for your signature!
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Governor Rick Scott: Please sign Florida's Alimony Reform Bill when it comes to you for your signature!

    1. Petition by

      Family Law Reform

     Florida Alimony Reform legislation will finally bring structure and order to our broken and outdated permanent alimony laws.

     For the first time ever, the parties to a divorce will have formal guidelines (much like how Child Support is efficiently handled in Florida) that will outline the amount and duration of alimony awards. Our proposals also provide for significant judicial discretion to allow our Judges to address those unique situations that require an “outside the norm” solution.

     Alimony Reform bills are all about fairness, predictability, and preserving judicial discretion to protect all of Florida's families.

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    1. Reached 10,000 signatures
    2. 8,000 Alimony Reform Supporters and Growing!

      Our petition to Governor Rick Scott to support fixing our outdated Permanent Alimony laws continues to grow even before the 2014 bill is filed!

      Please continue to support this tremendous bipartisan, gender-neutral effort to finally expose the unfair practices that occur in Family Court that impact tens of thousands of Florida families each year!

      Let's see if our "Alimony Army" can't grow tenfold between now and the time our legislation lands on Governor Scott's desk! Let's give him thousands and thousands of great reasons to support fixing these broken laws and sign the bill for Florida's families!

      Contact five friends or relatives to sign the petition, and have them find five more folks.

      Together we can make this happen and help to insure that our children will never suffer as we have at the hands of a broken system that is played by predatory litigating divorce attorneys for their own financial benefit.

      Thank you for your continued support!

      Family Law Reform

    3. Reached 8,000 signatures
    4. Petition to ask Governor Scott to sign Alimony Reform Bill takes off!!!

      Thank you for signing our petition to Governor Scott which asks him to please sign the Alimony Reform Bill when it arrives on his desk!

      In only 48 hours we are well past 3,000 supporters! This is almost triple the numbers that opponents of the bill have managed to squeak out with nearly a week's head start on us!

      If everyone who signed this petition would just find five more people to sign, we will crash through the 15,000 level and build a huge wall of support for this important legislation that will be impossible for our opponents to penetrate.

      Thank you for your support of this important cause! Our work is not yet finished - we need everyone's help right now if we're going to make a difference for Florida's families!

      Remember - If we let up, we lose!

      Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    5. Reached 3,000 signatures

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    • todd tyrrell` SUNRISE, FL
      • 9 days ago

      I will never be able to retire if this is not repealled

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    • candace blau SARASOTA, FL
      • 13 days ago

      my husband is burdened by the current laws

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    • kenneth blau SARASOTA, FL
      • 16 days ago

      i have permamnent ailmony never to be removed help

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    • Charles Huhman COLUMBIA, MO
      • 18 days ago

      My sister lives in FL and is affectect by this.

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    • Christopher Romo MACCLENNY, FL
      • 23 days ago

      I am going through custody and want more time with my kids, but the courts have told me no. I was ordered to pay backpay when I was already giving my ex money, when I asked the judge why he said there was no proof. I asked him if I turned over my bank statements if he would reconsider and he told me if I could prove it, that he'd only make me pay half the amount in question. I was ordered to pay half which still wasn't right since I paid her in full and then some. The last time I went to court the judge said she wouldn't grant more visitation because I live to far, it was only 18 miles from my door step to my exes door step. I was willing to make the drive for more time with my kids and having them stay the night through the week. Since then I've sold my house where I was living and now only live less than a mile from where my kids go to school and where they currently live. I still don't get any more time with them because of their mother, but I'm making the effort and constantly ask for more time. I believe when I father or mother is trying to step up and wants more time with their children it shouldn't even be questioned unless there is history of abuse or drugs. My kids want to spend more time with me and I want to spend more time with them. This year of reform in Florida doesn't matter because Rick Scott will not sign anything because it's an election year and he doesn't want to upset anyone. Well I totally disagree with that because he'll not be getting my vote, if he were to do what is right and not worry about winning the election then that would be a different story. The people who are being short changed with time with their children or whatever situation you're in shouldn't suffer any longer because he wants to win an election. Anyhow, just my two cents!

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