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Articles - Click here to view all posts
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  • How is Child Support Determined?
    In Florida, both parents are legally obligated to provide support for their minor children. The purpose of child support is to ensure that a child’s basic needs for food, clothing and shelter ...
  • Fireworks in Florida
    With the Fourth of July celebrations approaching, I get a good deal of questions regarding the legality of possessing and shooting off fireworks in Florida. It seems to be confusing because there are ...
  • DUI and your Driver's License
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Florida, your license may be administratively suspended immediately by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV). If you are later convicted for the ...
Criminal Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • Fireworks in Florida
    With the Fourth of July celebrations approaching, I get a good deal of questions regarding the legality of possessing and shooting off fireworks in Florida. It seems to be confusing because there are ...
  • Not All Confessions are Created Equal - The Corpus Delicti Issue
    What many people don’t understand in the criminal law world is that just because you make a statement against your own interest (otherwise known as a confession), it doesn’t necessarily ...
  • DUI and your Driver's License
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Florida, your license may be administratively suspended immediately by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV). If you are later convicted for the ...
Divorce - Click here to view all posts
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  • What is Mediation?
    Mediation is a process during a divorce whereby a neutral third party, known as the “mediator”, helps a divorcing couple negotiate and settle their case without the necessity of going to ...
  • Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?
    The infidelity of one spouse is a common reason why many marriages crumble. However, Florida is considered “no fault” divorce state. This means that a spouse who is seeking a divorce does ...
  • Temporary Relief in Orlando Divorce and Paternity Cases
    Divorce law in Florida allows for parties to request temporary relief pending the final disposition of their divorce or their paternity case. The road to the end of a divorce case or a paternity ...
DUI - Click here to view all posts
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  • DUI Administrative Suspensions in Florida
    As of July 1, 2013, the rules for the administrative suspension of a Driver License after a DUI arrest, and the right to have a review of administrative suspension have changed. If during a DUI ...
  • DUI Driver License Basic Information
    NOTICE: The following contents are for informational purposes only. You should consult with an attorney prior to taking any action. OVERVIEW: A DUI charge is a criminal charge, requires your ...
  • DUI conviction and a Hardship License
    There are many questions that come from a DUI arrest and conviction, but the most confusing seem to be related to your driver’s license. The laws are complicated and get harder with the more ...
Family Law - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
  • How is Child Support Determined?
    In Florida, both parents are legally obligated to provide support for their minor children. The purpose of child support is to ensure that a child’s basic needs for food, clothing and shelter ...
  • What is Mediation?
    Mediation is a process during a divorce whereby a neutral third party, known as the “mediator”, helps a divorcing couple negotiate and settle their case without the necessity of going to ...
  • Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?
    The infidelity of one spouse is a common reason why many marriages crumble. However, Florida is considered “no fault” divorce state. This means that a spouse who is seeking a divorce does ...
FAQ - Click here to view all posts
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  • Domestic violence: Will the State drop the charge?
    When the police are called because of a domestic violence dispute, you can count on things getting out of your control. The laws of the State of Florida and the policies of police agencies presume ...
  • What is "Speedy Trial" in Florida?
    When a person is arrested or charged with a crime, the law requires that the person is given a trial within a reasonable period of time. This is known as the right to a speedy trial. This is a ...
  • Sign a Prenup? That Is So Romantic!
    A Prenuptial or Premarital Agreement is a written contract created by two individuals who plan to be married. While you may have the best hopes for your future, it is not a bad idea to consider ...
General - Click here to view all posts
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  • Tips on How to Hire a Lawyer
    Many people assume that all lawyers are equally qualified to handle their case. In their minds, the decision on which lawyer to hire comes down to finding the one that offers the lowest fee. However, ...
In The News - Click here to view all posts
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  • The George Zimmerman Case
    The George Zimmerman Case: The Foreseeable Outcome to a Dangerous Equation It is easy and convenient to blame George Zimmerman for the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17 year old who Mr. ...
Legal Terms - Click here to view all posts
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  • Divorce - Term of the Day
    n. the termination of a marriage by legal action, requiring a petition or complaint for divorce (or dissolution in some states, including California) by one party. Some states still require at least a ...
  • First Degree Murder - Term of the Day
    n. although it varies from state to state, it is generally a killing which is deliberate and premeditated (planned, after lying in wait, by poison or as part of a scheme), in conjunction with felonies ...
  • Second Degree Murder - Term of the Day
    n. a non-premeditated killing, resulting from an assault in which death of the victim was a distinct possibility. Second degree murder is different from first degree murder, which is a premeditated, ...