The State of Florida is the southernmost state of the United States of America, gaining statehood in 1845 after being bought from Spain. Florida was one of the founding members of the Confederate States of America.
The city of Miami is a common place for immigrants from Cuba arrive to flee Castro-family communist oppression.
Lisa Winslow met a woman named Renee Bishop in Miami. Lisa officially adopted a girl named Sophie. She adopted as a single parent due to state parenting laws prohibiting homosexuals from adopting before the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide in 2015. (L&O: "Married with Children")