Currently, both of our offices are fully operational, although we have curtailed many activities and implemented enhanced social distancing measures. We are still mediating and handling court appearances electronically as well. We continue to monitor updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Health, and local health departments. In the event local, state or federal mandates us to temporarily close any of our offices, our team members have remote work capabilities with access to our documents and systems in a secure environment. As trusted advisors and allies, we are committed to providing the highest level of service, especially during challenging and unpredictable times. Click Here
For the third time in four years the alimony debate in the legislature has ended with the status quo being maintained. This means that alimony will remain determined by need and ability to pay, and the duration of alimony will still be presumed to be permanent in the case of long term marriages. This year our legislators put forward a bill that would have changed alimony by instituting a formula for the determination of alimony but the Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Chairman, Rene Garcia decided not to schedule the bill for a hearing because there were “more pressing issues”. Till next year…..