By Lawrence S. Katz | Published July 11, 2014 | | |
- Complex Matrimonial Matters
- Domestic Violence
- International Family Law
- Interstate International Child Abduction
Following Governor Rick Scott’s veto of a comprehensive alimony reform bill in the spring of 2013, legislators and lobbyists are poised to press the reform anew in Florida’s 2014 legislative session. The vetoed legislation included provisions to end permanent alimony, limit awards in accordance with the spouse’s income and the duration of the marriage, as Read MoreRead More
Despite Florida’s legislature passing comprehensive alimony reform in the 2013 legislative session, Governor Rick Scott vetoed the reform because of its potential to modify long-standing alimony arrangements retroactively. Legislators are expected to pursue alimony reform once again in the upcoming legislative session to facilitate modifications to existing alimony settlements. Types of alimony available in Florida Read MoreRead More
For many years, Lawrence S. Katz has helped clients in Florida, throughout the United States and abroad. He has earned an excellent worldwide reputation for providing knowledgeable, quality representation in cross border family law matters and child abduction. He serves as counsel, co-counsel, consultant and expert witness.