What Enduring Love Looks Like

Remarriage after Half-Century of Divorce

Time can heal wounds and cultivate wisdom.  Click on the link below to read an article about a couple who, after a half-century has passed since their divorce, are heading back down the aisle to marry each other and their suggestions on how to make marriages last.  The attorneys of Sessums Black are skilled in representing clients in all areas of marital and family law including premarital agreements and dissolutions of marriage.

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United States Supreme Court Considers Family Law Ruling

The United States Supreme Court is considering Howell v. Howell, Docket No. 15-1031 which should addresses whether or not the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act preempts an Arizona state court’s ruling involving a veteran’s retirement pay.  Click the links below to see a summary of the case status and updates.  The attorneys of Sessums Black PA are experienced in addressing family law matters involving veterans, active duty military, military reservists, military spouses, and former military spouses.

Howell v. Howell, Docket No. 15-1031

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What are the Top Relationship Dealbreakers?

Whether or not to end a relationship can be a difficult decision, particularly when the relationship has spanned over decades or involves young children.  Click on the link below to read one author’s observations of top reasons couples decide to part ways.  Sessums Black PA prides itself on providing exceptional legal services to clients whose relationships have become irretrievably broken.

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Florida marriage license applications changed to incorporate gender-neutral language

Beginning Monday, September 14, 2015, Florida marriage certificates and license applications were changed to read “spouse” and “spouse” instead of “bride” and “groom.”  Click on the link below to read more.  The attorneys of Sessums Black PA stay abreast of the latest events in marital and family law to provide superior legal services to their clients.

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Florida Supreme Court Decides Hahamovitch Premarital Agreement Case

On September 10, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court decided the Hahamovitch v. Hahamovitch case which resolved a conflict between district courts of appeals regarding interpretation of waivers of interest in marital claims and property rights within premarital agreements.  Click on the link below to read the opinion.  The attorneys of Sessums Black PA pride themselves on staying abreast of the latest developments within Florida marital and family law.

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7 Awful Reasons to Get Engaged

Holidays often inspire talks of engagement – but is the timing right to take the relationship to the next level?  Click on the link below to read one psychologist’s suggestions of seven situations when it may be best to postpone “the talk”.  The attorneys of Sessums Black, PA are experienced in counseling and representing clients with all types of marital and family law concerns.

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Postnuptial Agreements Becoming More Common, Signed After Couples Get Married

Married spouses interested in establishing their property and support rights and responsibilities should their relationship dissolve may enter into a postnuptial agreement.  Postnuptial agreements are similar to prenuptial agreements but executed after a couple’s wedding.  Click on the link below to read more about the growing trend.  The attorneys at Sessums Black, PA are skilled in the negotiation and drafting of postnuptial and prenuptial agreements.

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