Florida couples who have recently divorced may want to watch out for the IRS. Due to the additional scrutiny on a couple's finances during a divorce, there's an increased chance that a couple will be audited for discrepancies in previously-filed tax returns.
As Florida advocates gear up for another round for alimony reform legislation, the story of comedian John Cleese may serve as a reminder of alimony's high cost. John Cleese has based part of his comedy show on alimony, and over the years he has paid millions of dollars to his ex-wife.
Florida couples who have recently gotten engaged usually don't have divorce on their minds. However, if they are considering a prenuptial agreement, shortly after the engagement may be an ideal time to talk about plans regarding the marriage and what will happen in the event it doesn't work out.