Elizabeth Baker Authors Article on Alimony Reform in the Daily Business Review

March 30, 2016

Elizabeth S. Baker, a Miami-based partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article "Is This Alimony Reform? Bill Addresses Alimony, Child Custody" published by the Daily Business Review on March 30, 2016.

In the article, Ms. Baker examines the Florida legislature's attempt to reform alimony, as the nuclear family of common law days does not represent the majority of families today. The legislature has been working on alimony reform for three years, but there are still fundamental issues. The proposed statute evidences the progressive effort to erode the power of the judiciary and exhibits a definite flavor of disdaining the nonmonetary contributions of the dependent spouse and disfavoring women with dependent children.

Read the full article "Is This Alimony Reform? Bill Addresses Alimony, Child Custody" on the Daily Business Review website. Please note, a subscription is required. 

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.