Victims of Sexual Battery and Custody Disputes with their Attacker

In many states, if a victim of sexual battery decides to keep a child conceived through the attack, she could be forced to interact with her attacker regularly if he seeks visitation.  Victims are also coming forward with horror stories of their attackers using the threat of custody actions to intimidate their victims into dropping criminal charges.

Mortgage Foreclosure

Even if your foreclosure is final and your house is sold, you may still have legal rights.

Everyone knows about the mortgage crisis, and the economic downturn in 2008. Mortgage companies gave improper mortgages. 

frozen embryo controversy

Artificial insemination raises many complex issues. A well-known actress is being sued by her ex-boyfriend regarding two embryos created by artificial insemination. The actress wants the embryos to remain frozen, and the ex-boyfriend wants the embryos to go to term. 

Supreme Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage

On January 6, 2015, the right to marry took effect, allowing same-sex couples in Florida to get married.  On April 28, 2015, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the freedom to marry.  The decision is expected from the Supreme Court in June 2015, and will determine whether the U.S. Constitution requires states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Establishing and Disestablishing Paternity

In Florida, there are 5 ways to establish paternity of a child.  If you are married to the mother at the time that the child is born, you are presumed to be the legal father of that child.  If you are unmarried at the time that the child is born, you can acknowledge paternity of the child at the hospital when the child is born.