We’ve just endured a contentious election. What’s left to debate? In Florida, alimony — specifically so-called permanent alimony — likely will be a focus of discussion by state lawmakers once again.

Yes, the Legislature did pass an alimony reform bill, but Gov. Rick Scott vetoed reforms for a second time. The governor cited a mandatory 50-50 child timesharing clause that was tacked on during the legislative debate as the primary reason he couldn’t support the bill.

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