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Senate panel OK’s alimony overhaul bill

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The Senate Appropriations Committee OK’d its alimony overhaul bill, paving the way for a vote in the full Senate in the coming days. Among other things, the bill changes the way Florida judges can award alimony. The proposal (SB 668) allows the courts to modify alimony payments if there is a substantial change in circumstances. The changes can occur for several reasons, including the person paying become unemployed or has reached the age to receive full benefits from the Social…

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