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Florida Enacts Collaborative Divorce Law

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 967, which is entitled “Collaborative Law Process Act,” into law on March 24, 2016. In doing so, Florida joins an increasing number of other states who already have enacted legislation permitting collaborative divorces. Before the Act becomes effective, however, the Florida Supreme Court must approve and adopt Rules… Read More »

Florida Court Rules that Same-Sex Couples May Get Divorced

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A lesbian couple in Tampa, Florida will be allowed to divorce, according to the 2nd District Court of Appeal ruling. The order referred to another same-sex divorce case from Lee County, Florida in which the appellate court ordered in April 2015 that a divorce be granted, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The Court, in… Read More »