Latest News on Alimony Reform in Connecticut.

Massachusetts Alimony Law

(BBJ) - After 10 years and $125,000 in alimony payments, last week Phil Ferraguto, a buyer at Chelsea’s Kayem Foods, signed his final alimony check.

Divorce overhaul's first beneficiaries


Huffington Post Article on Alimony Reform

(HP) - "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war?" Abraham Lincoln is said to have asked Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, published in 1849, was an instant bestseller and dramatized the horrors of slavery for all to see, years before the fighting began.
The New Alimony Laws In MA -- And Maybe In FL, NJ, CT, And OR?
by Elizabeth Benedict.


Huffington Post Article on Alimony Reform

Huffington Post

(HP) - The economics of divorce are changing.

First up: Who pays. Traditionally, ex-husbands are on the hook to pay alimony. Newt Gingrich, for example, paid $19,800 in alimony in 2010 to one of his ex-wives (his tax return didn't say which one.)

Alimony Reform Could Limit Payments To Exes


New York Times Article on Alimony Reform

New York Times

(NYT) - In the waning days of this year’s legislative session, Florida lawmakers and advocacy groups are pushing to overhaul the state’s alimony law in a bid to better reflect today’s marriages and make the system less burdensome for the alimony payer.

In Age of Dual Incomes, Alimony Payers Prod States to Update Laws


WCVB-TV Broadcast

When it comes to approving this common sense reform, we encourage all state legislators to follow their lead and say "I do"

March 17, 2011: Alimony Reform

Bill Fine: WCVB-TV President And General Manager


Anderson Cooper TV Show on Alimony.

Anderson Cooper

'Woman Forced to Pay Her Attacker' & 'The Man-imony Controversy'
Anderson explores the rising trend of "man-imony," in which women are court-ordered to pay alimony to their ex-husbands.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - Check your local listings.
If you miss the program we will try to post a link to the online presentation, when it becomes available.


American Bar Association Alimony Reform Article

American Bar Association Journal coverage of the Alimony Reform Movement.
This article repeats many of the facts presented in the USA Today article, Connecticut Alimony reform was pleased to be mentioned.
The comments section shows the level of enthusiasm that exists to make changes to the oppressive alimony laws (201 online comments so far).


USA Today Article on Alimony Reform Movement

USA Today

See news about the Connecticut Alimony Reform movement in an excellent article published in USA Today written by Yamiche Alcindor. We were pleased that USA Today talked to us and has taken interest in our cause. We also are also encouraged that a number of states groups have formed to change these harsh outmoded laws. With your help we can have the same success as was achieved in Massachusetts last year.


Writing Changes to Connecticut Alimony Law

Legal Counsel is in the process of writing changes to the Connecticut Alimony law that we hope to introduce into the next legislative session.
We need your support to take this to the legislature.
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