Month: June 2016

Supreme Court abortion ruling could impact Florida law

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The Supreme Court struck down a Texas abortion regulation that could impact a Florida scheduled to go into effect Friday. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas abortion regulation that could impact a Florida law scheduled to go into effect Friday. The justices voted 5 -3 that requiring hospital admitting privileges for doctors performing an abortion was a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion.Justice Stephen... [...]

Florida Legislature approves alimony formula, ending lifetime payments | Miami Herald

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Florida Legislature approves alimony formula, ending lifetime paymentsA rewrite of Florida’s divorce laws that upends alimony and custody policies is headed to Gov. Rick Scott after being passed by the Legislature.Under SB 668, judges could no longer grant lifetime alimony payments, and much of the discretion in negotiating each case would be gone. Instead, the amount and duration of alimony would be determined by formulas based on the length... [...]

Major changes to Florida divorce law’s passed | WTSP.com

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Bill would promote equal child custody in divorce Loading The best model so far is husband and wife working together to raise children," said attorney Catherine Real.But for 38 years Real has made a living off couples who could no longer stand being couples."I am involved in custody fights every day," Real said. Real believes there will be less fighting if custody concerns are removed, which is why she supports legislation heading to Gov. Rick... [...]

Miami-Dade Police Arrest Couple & Seize Over 30 Guns, Array Of Drugs « CBS Miami

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Miami-Dade Police Arrest Couple & Seize Over 30 Guns, Array Of Drugs MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police said they seized more than 30 weapons plus an array of drugs worth more than $20,000 and arrested two people after receiving an anonymous tip.Investigators said the anonymous tip they received was in regards to a drug transactions taking place at a home off SW 50th St. and 98th Ave. in Kendall.Detectives obtained a search warrant and... [...]

Parents Arrested After 3 Little Girls Found Living In Garbage Filled Home

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Parents Arrested After 3 Little Girls Found Living In Garbage Filled HomeFlorida couple was arrested Friday police discovered their children living in filth, among bugs and human feces.Police say a tip led them to the North Miami home, which had garbage piled ankle high. Wanick Joseph Cadet, 35, and Lourdes Ruiz, 32, lived with their three girls, all younger than eight years old, NBC Miami reports.Authorities initially responded to investigate a... [...]