Bangor was a Pennsylvania resident who owned a winter home in Boynton Beach, Florida. Next Jan 6, Morning News in On January 21,six same-sex couples, some of whom have children or grandchildren, filed a lawsuit in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida in and for Miami-Dade County challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
It named Governor Rick Scott and three other state officials as defendants. Same-sex current same sex marriage court cases in Gainesville heading for Supreme Court vote? Retrieved December 23, In all, 36 states, encompassing both those that allow same-sex marriage and those that don't, want the justices to join the fray.
On July 17, Judge Garcia ruled in favor of the plaintiff same-sex couple overturning Florida's ban on same sex marriage. Then last year, when Canada legalized same-sex marriages, the couple went north to get hitched. Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal nations.
April 5-December 23, Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territoriesthough marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands. Florida Sun Sentinel. The events are being watched with intense interest by Alachua County gays, many of whom have gone through union ceremonies but long for a legally recognized marriage.
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Gary W. The spouses then entered into the collaborative divorce process, came to a full settlement agreement, and presented that agreement to the judge to ratify as part of a final judgment of divorce. A final ruling isn't likely before June , but a decision to get involved could come as soon as the end of this month.