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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)

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  • 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    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1832, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/13/2020 at 7:36 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 843 (c2) Dissolution of Marriage Andrade Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    61.08 Alimony. Page 4 (pdf)
    61.13 Support of children; parenting and time-sharing; powers of court. Page 12 (pdf)
    61.14 Enforcement and modification of support, maintenance, or alimony agreements or orders. Page 13 (pdf)
    61.19 Entry of judgment of dissolution of marriage, delay period. Page 19 (pdf)

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