The Marriage Proposal to Beat: Portland Actor Gets 60 Friends and a Family to Help Pop the Question

Marriage proposals are as unique as the people getting engaged. Click on this link to watch a video of a marriage proposal made via live lib-dub with the help of 60 dancing friends and family members. The attorneys of Sessums Black, PA are skilled in the negotiation, preparation, and execution of premarital agreements for their clients whose marriage proposals have been accepted.

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Tampa Domestic Partnership Registry to Begin June 25, 2012

As of 9:00 AM on June 25, 2012, Tampa will offer a domestic partner registry for unmarried persons over the age of 18 who are cohabiting and consider their partner immediate family. Click on the link below to read the news article about the registry which includes a list of the rights registrants may be granted. The attorneys of Sessums Black, PA are skilled in drafting cohabitation agreements for persons of the same or different genders.

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The Divorce Process

A decision to dissolve a marriage can be overwhelming and even more so for those unfamiliar with legal proceedings. Click on the link below to read an excerpt from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ publication “Divorce Manual: A Client Handbook” in which divorce proceedings are generally described and some frequently asked questions are answered. The attorneys of Sessums Black, PA educate each client on what to expect during each stage of his/her case.

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Alimony: Women Increasingly Paying Alimony to their Ex Husbands

Stereotypes become increasingly antiquated as society changes over time. As the news article below discusses, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers recently reported that about 56% of divorce lawyers nation-wide have witnessed an increase in the number of women paying child support and roughly 47% have witnessed an increase in women paying alimony. The attorneys of Sessums Black, PA are knowledgeable of Florida’s alimony laws and their potential impact on each client’s case.

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North Carolina Voters Pass Gay Marriage Ban

Changes in the law can affect people’s rights. On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment banning marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships between persons of the same gender. Sessums Black, PA strives to provide superior legal representation to its clients who face all types of marital and family law issues due to changes in the law.

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Colorado Lesbian Wendy Alfredsen Mom Granted Paternity in Custody Battle

Challenging situations can arise when uncertainty in the law exists. Click on the link below to read about a Colorado mother’s legal battle to enjoy timesharing with one of her daughters from a prior same-sex relationship. The attorneys of Sessums Black, PA’s stay abreast of current legal issues to provide their clients from all types of relationships with top-quality legal representation.

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Mothers’ Day Luncheon and Fashion Show

Sessums Black, PA is pleased to be a Red Rose Patron Sponsor for the Mothers’ Day Luncheon and Fashion Show on May 12, 2012 to benefit Brighter Tomorrows. Brighter Tomorrows is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote awareness of domestic violence, sponsor educational programs, support organizations directly addressing victims’ needs, and work to eliminate conditions fostering the continued existence of domestic violence.