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Florida occupies an interesting space where same-sex marriage is concerned. Same-sex marriage had been banned by constitutional amendment and prohibited by state law. A federal court ruled it unconstitutional just months before a June 2015 ruling by U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples enjoyed the same rights as heterosexual couples.

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Divorce, by its very nature, is often accompanied by conflicting thoughts, emotions, and feelings. With lots of misinformation, false assumptions, and myths surrounding divorce, a person going through a divorce can easily make irreversible mistakes that can impact the process and have negative consequences that last for years.

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Having extramarital affairs can destroy a marriage and usually leads to divorce. In fact, infidelity has been cited to be responsible for over 20% of divorces in the United States, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association.

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If you’re contemplating divorce or are already in the middle of divorce proceedings in Florida, you may be wondering what happens to your retirement savings. Is your 401(k) or other instruments subject to equitable distribution with your spouse just like other property you have acquired together?

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Odds are – you hear the word divorce and cringe. Why is that? With half of all marriages ending in divorce, we all know someone who is divorced, has been divorced or who is going through a divorce. In fact, many adults are divorced. Of all the people we just identified, would any one of them wish they were remarried ...

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In the last article, I broadly outlined the factors considered in determining whether to award alimony. In this article, I am going to briefly discuss was the six (6) types of alimony available under Florida law.

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When married, the parties make various life decisions jointly through discussions, actions, or conduct. When the marriage ends, the income-earning spouse, who no longer enjoys the relationship benefits of marriage, is expected to continue to benefit the former spouse and pay for the other spouse’s financial support.

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What are the different types of adoption, and what does the adoption process look like? Attorney Gena Fournier helps answer a few common questions.

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What does that even mean? Common questions you may never think to ask. What is family law? Family law is an area of the law referring to matters arising from a dissolution of marriage, annulment, an action for support unconnected with a dissolution of marriage.

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