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SB 1832: Dissolution of Marriage


Dissolution of Marriage; Requiring the court to prioritize certain forms of alimony; deleting a provision authorizing the court to consider the adultery of either spouse in determining the amount of alimony; providing that the party seeking alimony has the burden of proving certain elements; prohibiting an award of rehabilitative alimony from exceeding specified timeframes; specifying what constitutes the length of a marriage for the purpose of determining durational alimony, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 178
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 178
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary