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Martina Navratilova lawsuit could assist in separation rights of LGBT couples listen

10/05/09 Mark Anderson
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Toni Layton, the former long-term partner of tennis great Martina Navratilova, recently filed suit in Sarasota County, seeking a share of the couple’s earnings and assets as compensation for her contributions during their 8-year relationship. The case involving the 9-time Wimbledon’s Women’s tennis singles winner could pave a way to provide legal protection for the breakup of long term same sex marriages in Florida, where such marriages are not legally recognized.

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