Florida individuals in same-sex relationships may be interested in the results of a court case in another state in which an adoptive same-sex parent was denied visitation rights. The high court in Alabama overturned a lower court ruling that had granted those rights to the woman.
Prior to getting married, it may be worthwhile for a couple to consider creating and signing a prenuptial agreement. Although the conversation may be difficult to have, it can protect assets or act as an estate planning tool even if the couple doesn't have or plan on having children or grandchildren. For those who may be bringing a higher percentage of assets into a marriage, it may be useful in protecting those assets.