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Can married same-sex couples get a divorce in Florida?

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Can married same-sex couples get a divorce in Florida?

Yes, finally LGBT couples can get married, and they can get divorced in Florida. They share all of the same rights as heterosexual couples, as far as the marriage and divorce statutes are concerned. There's no differentiation between the two. The only thing I would caution you about, if you are LGBT, and you're considering getting married is I know it's exciting that the law has been passed, and that everybody is allowed to get married now, but don't get married just because you can. Get married because you really want to because I don't want to see you in my office looking for a divorce, if it can be avoided.

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Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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