Monthly Archives: July 2015
How Do I Change My Name?
There are many reasons to want to change either your first, middle, or last name. Individuals and parents alike may want to change their name or their children’s names due to personal preference, to take a spouse’s name, or to return to a previous name following a divorce. While Florida courts are often persuaded… Read More »
Supreme Court Rules States Cannot Ban Same-Sex Marriage: Obergefell v. Hodges
In a 5-4 ruling on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court held that same-sex couples can marry nationwide. Specifically, the Court ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution requires the states to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and recognize a marriage between two people of the… Read More »
New Grandparents’ Rights Bill Took Effect July 1
Michelle Parker, the mother of two young children, suddenly disappeared after she appeared on an episode of “The People’s Court” with her ex-fiancé, who was also the father of her children. Parker was reported missing sometime after dropping the children off at her ex-fiancé’s house in 2013. Her body has not been discovered and… Read More »