Category: Domestic Partners

Dividing Property After a Divorce in Florida

Dividing property in a divorce can be a tricky and stressful process, especially when the couple has been married for a long time. In the state of Florida there are several factors that are considered while deciding how to divined property in the fairest way. Florida law requires judges to...

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Same Sex Divorce Rights

Same sex marriage is a fairly new thing to the legislation in most states. This leave same sex couples to face unique challenges when it comes to same sex divorce. Because there is no specific legislation made for same sex divorce, judges must interpret laws that were made with heterosexual...

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Consequences of Hiding Assets in a Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, you may be tempted to obscure some of your assets from the divorce proceedings. But we are here to say that getting caught hiding assets in a divorce proceeding can have drastic effects on the outcome of your case. It is legally required...

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Role of Communication Records in Divorce Case

Going through a divorce can be a tough and emotional journey. Outside the emotional toll that it can take on your family, the court proceedings can be exhaustive and draining. You will need to provide ample paperwork concerning your income, shared assets, children and more. One of the things that...

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Families First to Grant Domestic Partnerships

Florida State Senator Eleanor Sobel filed a statewide bill on January 9 that would allow citizens of the state to enter into domestic partnerships.  State Bill 196, which is known as the Families First bill, offers a way for non-married as well as LGBT couples to be legally recognized. As...

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Domestic-Partner Registry Now Covers all of Orange County

Last year, the vote to pass Orlando’s domestic partner registry was not only quick, but uneventful as well.  However, extending the registry to cover the whole county, turned into a tumultuous political battle.  On Friday when the vote was taken for the measure, neither the county commissioners nor Orange County...

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