Are Same-Sex Divorces in Florida Legal Now?

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Friday, September 5, 2014. In Florida, same-sex marriages are not recognized. Last month a Broward judge granted a same-sex divorce, and the time to appeal passed without an appeal. This allows the...

Transgender Divorce: Married Pregnant Man Can Divorce!

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Thursday, August 14, 2014. One thing about matrimonial lawyer work, it never gets boring. A landmark case yesterday is the first to recognize a transgender person’s right to divorce. It also...

Florida Gay Marriage/Divorce Update

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. A Broward County circuit court judge overturned Florida’s same-sex marriage ban this week, in order to allow a same-sex divorce. Heather Brassner, who has lived in...

Same-Sex Marriages A Year after U.S. v. Windsor

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Monday, July 7, 2014. Last Year, the Supreme Court struck the Defense of Marriage Act as an unconstitutional deprivation of equal liberty. Since then, court rulings have overturned many state laws, not...

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down by 10th Circuit

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Another state’s same-sex divorce ban falls. This case is worth noticing. The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is the first federal appellate court to strike down...

Florida Same Sex Marriage: More State Bans Fall

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. I’ve written about Florida same sex couples who marry legally, but can’t divorce here. Florida is one of a dwindling number of states outlawing same sex marriage. Last...