After much judicial wrangling this spring, SB 1416, Florida’s recent alimony bill, was passed by May 2, and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis June 30. It officially became law throughout the Sunshine State at the start of this month.

This means that, for attorneys practicing family law in Florida, they and their clients can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to “endless” alimony payments. However, it is important to understand what these changes mean for existing alimony agreements and those not yet in existence.

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