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May 2013

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Supreme Court Issues Same Sex Marriage Rulings

by | May 27, 2013 | Firm News, Uncategorized

The Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marrrage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. This will entitle couples in states that recognize gay marriage to be eligible for federal benefits. In a related decision, the Court refrained from ruling on the broader civil...

Can a Prenuptial Agreement be Invalidated?

by Rechel & Associates, P.A. | May 24, 2013 | Firm News, Uncategorized

One of the questions we often receive is whether or not a prenuptial agreement (also called a “prenup” or antenuptial agreement) can be invalidated. The answer depends upon the circumstances. If you had the benefit of having time access to an attorney and...

My Husband or Wife Won’t Pay Alimony – What Can I Do?

by Rechel & Associates, P.A. | May 17, 2013 | Firm News

You’ve been through a divorce. You prevailed in alimony. But your spouse won’t pay. What next?The answer likely won’t thrill you, as it will involve a return to the Courts. Whether or not you will require the assistance of a lawyer in doing so will...

Governor Scott Vetoes Alimony Reform

by Rechel & Associates, P.A. | May 1, 2013 | Firm News, Uncategorized

The Governor has vetoed alimony reform.As quoted in the Miami Herald article linked above:In a letter to lawmakers, Scott said he vetoed the alimony bill “tampers with the settled economic expectations of many Floridians Who have experienced...

News Articles about Alimony

by Rechel & Associates, P.A. | May 1, 2013 | Family Law, Firm News, Uncategorized

Here are some links to recent news articles around the Web on the status of the Alimony Reform bill:Orlando Business Journal: “Florida Lawmakers Pass Alimony Reform”NOTE: Links are provided for information purposes only and do not represent the views or...