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Divorce Law in Florida: Marital Agreements

August 26th, 2015|

Brinkley Morgan family law partner Kenneth A. Gordon discusses three different types of agreements involved in marital law: 1) Prenuptial Agreements; 2) Marital Settlement Agreements; and 3) Post-nuptial Agreements.

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What’s Going on with Alimony Reform in Florida?

August 11th, 2015|

By: David A. Riggs

One of the hot topics when Florida divorce lawyers get together is the Florida alimony statute and whether it will ever be reformed and, if so, what will that reform look like. […]

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Metadata: What You Can’t See May Hurt You!

July 15th, 2015|

By: George J. Taylor

It is very unlikely that the final version of document looks the same as the first draft because numerous changes were made, and things may have been deleted—including sensitive information that was […]

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The United States Supreme Court Recognizes Same-Sex Marriage as a Constitutional Right

July 1st, 2015|

By: Julia Wyda

On Friday, June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its 5-4 ruling in favor of marriage equality, finding that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.

There were two questions before […]

New Rules Affecting Mortgage Loans

June 30th, 2015|

By: Daniel P.J. O’Connor

In January 2015, new mortgage rules were promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  If you are to believe the statement of the Director of the Bureau, these rules are designed to […]

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Estate Planning: Choose Your Trustee (and Other Fiduciaries) Wisely

June 25th, 2015|

By: Ronald L. Siegel

In the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” Harrison Ford and others had to make a choice which would either result in prosperity, or if they chose wrongly, impending doom.  As […]