We the People of the United States, and of Jacksonville Florida in order to . . . promote the general welfare and secure the Blessings of Liberty . . .sound familiar. The Constitution of the United States provides the core principals of American freedom for We the People.
The Right to Privacy, Freedom of Association, and the Right to Equal Protection under the Law. Unfortunately, many in the LGBT community do not have these same seemingly inherent protections. As a result proper planning and consultation with a Jacksonville Beach Attorney is a recommended plan of action. If the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes do not provide for equal protection for gay and lesbian individuals, then protecting oneself is crucial.
Some of the planning you need to consider are:
→Estate Planning, preparing your Will or Trust;
→Advance Directives, choosing your health care surrogate and making known your feelings on life-prolonging techniques;
→ Funeral Directives, ensuring that your after death wishes are respected.
Talking with a Jacksonville Beach Attorney who is sensitive to the various issues faced by gay and lesbian persons, makes these decisions easier to make.