Florida Gay Marriage Laws
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New Laws For 2015:
June 26th 2015: The US Supreme Court has struck down the bans on same-sex marriage in a historic 5-4 ruling. In the State of Florida this means that the gay, lesbian and transgender community can get married and also get divorced as well. If you are in need of divorce mediation for same-sex marriage Contact Matthew Brickman at iMediate Inc. today.
January 6, 2015: Same-sex marriage in Florida became legal as a result of a temporary injunction issued by a U.S. district court in the case of Brenner v. Scott, in which the state’s same-sex marriage ban had been found unconstitutional on August 21, 2014.
None of the 10 family court judges in the 15th Judicial Circuit (Palm Beach County) will be signing off on any same sex divorces until the Supreme Court later this year.
Title XLIII: Domestic Relations Chapter 741: Statute 741.212. (Florida Legislature Website)
Brenner V. Scott:
Brenner v. Scott, 999 F. Supp. 2d 1278 – 2014 – ?Dist. Court, ND Florida (Wikipedia Page)
More on Marriage Laws in Florida
iMediate Inc is an established group of experienced Family Law Mediators specializing in online dispute resolution for dissolution of marriage in Florida. Marriage dissolution in Florida is governed by the marriage laws in Florida which state that If you live in the State of Florida, have children and file for divorce, then according to Florida Statute 61 set forth by the Florida Legislature, you have to attend with or without an attorney.
Our family law mediators understand how taxing family disputes can be and how they severely they can impact one’s life. Family law mediation is superior to traditional litigation because it eliminates the costs, stress and embarrassment of dealing with these matters in a traditional courtroom setting. We keep both parties focused on a common goal to create a family plan that protects every member of the family.
If you and your spouse make a combined annual income of less than fifty thousand dollars, then we will conduct a two-hour mediation session for you for sixty dollars each.
If you make more than fifty thousand but less than one hundred thousand combined annual income, then we will do your mediation for one hundred and twenty dollars each.
If you make more than one hundred thousand dollars combined annual income then our fees are one hundred and eighty dollars an hour split evenly between the parties and we have a two hour minimum.
*iMediate Inc. Florida-based Family Mediators for Marriage Dissolution in Florida for mandatory mediation according to Florida Marriage Laws. As of 2017, Matthew Brickman now offers family mediation services in the Greater Fort Lauderdale and Greater Miami area with no additional travel costs.