Matthew Brickman Explains Why Alimony Reform In Florida Is Dead

Matthew Brickman Explains Why Alimony Reform In Florida Is Dead

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EXPLAINS WHY ALIMONY REFORM IN FLORIDA ByMatthew Brickman WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ALIMONY REFORM BILL? In a surprise twist the Florida alimony reform bill appears dead for 2015.

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EXPLAINS WHY ALIMONY REFORM IN FLORIDA
ByMatthew Brickman
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ALIMONY REFORM BILL? In a surprise twist the Florida alimony reform bill appears dead for 2015. The legislative session ended on May 1st and with it any chance of reviving the bill. Matthew Brickman, family divorce mediator and founder of iMediate Inc explains what happened.(VIDEO)A reŶeǁed effort to fuŶdaŵeŶtally ĐhaŶge Florida’s aliŵoŶy systeŵ ǁas gaiŶiŶg momentum as The Senate Judiciary Committee initially approvedSenate Bill 1248on an unanimous vote that would end permanent alimony, and determine a forŵula for the leŶgth aŶd aŵouŶt of aliŵoŶy ǁhile also ĐreatiŶg a ͞50-50͟ Đhild-shariŶg arraŶgeŵeŶt. The ďill got a step Đloser to Goǀ. RiĐk “Đott’s desk after passing the Appropriations Committee unchanged in a 12-6 vote. Matthew Brickman of iMediate Inc commented on this in a phone interview by saying, "The reform this year was designed to bring people together on the issue but as negotiations and various drafts of the bills were exchanged, it actually created deep divides." He went on to say, "Last time the bill was proposed it passed both The House and The Senate, only to bevetoed by the governor. This time around the governor told lawmakers to not to bring back the retroactivity provision and leave out the drama." Mr. Brickman referenced that he would continue to post updates on the future of alimony reform moving forward. Visit his website athttp://www.ichatmediation.comfor more information on family mediation in Florida, premarital education services andcheck hismediation calendarfor availability to schedule your next mediation session.
About Matthew Brickman: Matthew Brickmanhas been certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a county civil family mediator who has worked in the 15th and 19th Judicial Circuit Courts since 2009 and 2006 respectively. He is also an appellate certified mediator who has mediated a variety of small claims, civil, and family cases that number in the hundreds. If you are a law firm and wish to schedule your mediation you can use this form to schedule your mediation online:Law Firm SchedulerIf you are an individual and wish to schedule your mediation you can use this form to schedule your mediation online:Individual Mediation ScheduleriChatMediation - Family Mediation Services1200 Town Center Drive #424 Jupiter, FL 33458 (877) 822-1479 (561) 262-9121 or call **iMediate from any cell phone
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