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Victory for Biological Dads

Connor Perkins was by all accounts a good father. He had a three-year relationship with Treneka Simmonds, during which time a child was conceived and born. Mr. Perkins was at the hospital for the child’s birth, the child was given Mr. Perkin’s last name, and Mr. Perkins and Ms. Simmonds […]

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Injunctions Against Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults

More than 5.2 million people residing in Florida are age 60 or older, and Florida has more residents over the age of 65 than any other state in the nation. A large percentage of the elderly have disabilities and may require assistance with activities of daily living. These disabilities and […]

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House and Senate Discuss Major Changes to Florida Alimony Laws

Two alimony reform bills moved forward during the first week of the Florida legislative session, with one referred to several Senate committees recently. SB 1596, filed by Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart, has been referred to three committees for debate: the Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; and Rules. Meanwhile, its sister bill, HB 1325, […]

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