Trial court erred when it required husband to maintain $1,000,000 in life insurance to secure his alimony and child support awards, given that there was insufficient evidence to support a finding that insurance in excess of the $600,000 life insurance currently maintained by husband was available or reasonably affordable, and court also erred in failing to allocate the amount of life insurance designated to secure the alimony award vis‑à‑vis the amount designated to secure the child support award..
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