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Rep. Workman taking new approach to alimony reform

The Zephyrhills Cinema 10 is playing more than Oscar contenders and popcorn flicks this week.

Also on the marquee: an obscure documentary about alimony.

“‘Divorce Corp.’ has just arrived at the theater!” the independent moviehouse trumpeted on Facebook this month. “This documentary uncovers how children are torn from their homes, unlicensed custody evaluators extort money, and abusive judges play God with people's lives while enriching their friends.”

The screenings, scheduled through Thursday, are part of an aggressive push to change Florida’s alimony laws.

The laws were nearly overhauled last year, when the state House and Senate passed a controversial proposal to end permanent alimony payments. But the bill fell victim to a last-minute veto by Gov. Rick Scott.

This year, the nonprofit Family Law Reform is working to build support for alimony reform before the session begins, president Alan Frisher said.

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