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EvictionTime.com Blog

EvictionTime.com Blog

Covers Florida eviction and landlord-tenant law. By Chen Law Firm, PA.

http://evictiontime.com/blog-evictiontime/
  • Oct 8

    When do you need an Attorney in a Landlord-Tenant matter?

    When do you need an Attorney in a Landlord-Tenant matter?
    A tenant should hire an attorney whenever the landlord is represented by an attorney.  If the tenant feels there is something improper by the landlord or feels their rights are being violated, they should consult an attorney.  Quite often…
  • Oct 8

    Lease Terms – a few item

    Lease Terms – a few item
    IMPORTANT: If you do not understand something in the lease or the lease does not include something the landlord agreed to provide, don’t sign it!!! The lease is legally binding and most judges will not accept the following statement,…
  • Oct 8

    When is it okay to withhold rent?

    When is it okay to withhold rent?
    Generally you need a material breach of the landlord’s duties to withhold rent.  It is most commonly used when the landlord fails to make repairs or maintain the property according to the following statute: 83.51  Landlord’s obligation…
Rank this Week: 135

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veteran

    Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veteran
    An Adaptive Housing Grant is funding that is available through the VA to assist Veterans with certain service-connected disabilities to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. There are many barriers in the world for…
  • Jan 17

    VA Benefits for PTSD – Part 2 – In-Service Stressor

    VA Benefits for PTSD – Part 2 – In-Service Stressor
    A claim for PTSD has three requirements: 1) a diagnosis of PTSD 2) an in-service stressor 3) a link between the diagnosis and in-service stressor. In our first post, we looked at what PTSD is and the first requirement of the medical…
  • Jan 13

    Video Blog – What is Your C-File?

    Video Blog – What is Your C-File?
    Matthew Hill: Hello there. I am Matthew Hill and this is Carol Ponton on the Hill and Ponton VA video blog. Today, we want to talk to you about a question we get all the time. What is my claims file or what is my C-file?   And…
Rank this Week: 509

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
  • Nov 18

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"

    Leaving Facebook's "Lawyers On The Left"
    In the fucking aftermath of "what the fuck is going to happen now," people are fucking talking about fucking getting together and fucking advocating for fucking rights they fucking think will fucking be taken fucking away.As part of this…
  • Nov 11

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election

    A Heartfelt Message About Moving On From This Election
    My girl lost and your guy won. I accept that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. I don't like it, as I don't think he was the lesser of two evils, I think he was the evil of two lessers. Hillary wasn't…
Rank this Week: 503

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse

    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse
    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse A Senate Special Committee on Aging had a hearing in November of 2016, which allowed experts to testify that elder abuse is still a growing problem in the United States.  The experts testified that over…
  • Jan 13

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will
    What is the Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will? A common question Jacksonville estate planning lawyers are often asked is how long does a person have to Florida will contest a will or what is the statute of limitations to contest a will…
  • Jan 11

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order
    A Florida DNR is a document you will not complete with your Jacksonville Estate Planning Lawyer. Many feel that estate planning is a great area of law because it allows people to plan ahead for how they wish to be treated medically in a…
Rank this Week: 239

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Jan 16

    2d DCA: Can a divorce judge force you to terminate your irrevocable trust and split the assets with your ex’?

    2d DCA: Can a divorce judge force you to terminate your irrevocable trust and split the assets with your ex’?
    Nelson v. Nelson, — So.3d —-, 2016 WL 7322546 (Fla. 2d DCA December 16, 2016) Multi-generational irrevocable trusts (often referred to as “dynasty” trusts) have always been around, but changes to federal estate tax…
  • Dec 16

    Bias on the bench

    Bias on the bench
    Inheritance cases are almost always bench trials, which means they’re decided by a jury of one: your judge. If one person’s going to determine the outcome of your entire case, you’d better be aware of the unconscious biases…
  • Dec 12

    4th DCA: Love and marriage in contested Florida guardianship

    4th DCA: Love and marriage in contested Florida guardianship
    Smith v. Smith, — So.3d —-, 2016 WL 803625 (Fla. 4th DCA March 2, 2016) As Bette Davis once famously quipped, getting old ain’t for sissies. But it’s a whole lot easier if you’re married. And…
Rank this Week: 381

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Jan 11

    Looking Ahead to 2017 in Takings Law

    Looking Ahead to 2017 in Takings Law
    As usual, the year has flown by and the New Year is upon us. You might remember from my last post, that we took a Christmas-flavored look at takings with St. Nick. Now it’s time to look ahead. When my wife and I were walking in a local…
  • Dec 22

    Looking Back at 2016 Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Legal Issue

    Looking Back at 2016 Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Legal Issue
    As 2016 closes, we reached out to our team and asked them to share some of the most notable issues in real estate and land use & environmental law: Residential Closing Best Practices Requirements by Amanda Barritt 2016 saw the CFPB…
  • Dec 19

    2016 Real Estate Tips Gift-Wrapped

    2016 Real Estate Tips Gift-Wrapped
    As we wind down to the end of 2016, I wanted to offer a few gifts to you and your family or business from our family at Henderson Franklin. Below, I have included a few things we have talked about this year that you may want to keep in mind…
Rank this Week: 158

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 449

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
  • Nov 21

    Don’t Let A DUI Ruin Your Thanksgiving

    Don’t Let A DUI Ruin Your Thanksgiving
    There’s so much to be thankful for this time of year and even more love to go around. Just thinking about all the food and fun you get to share with friends and family is enough to get you excited for the Thanksgiving holiday this…
Rank this Week: 477

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida  has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over…
  • Nov 6

    For being a loyal customer, we would like…

    For being a loyal customer, we would like to reward you with a $50 gift from CVS. Claim Your Free Gift Here Jordan E. Bublick - Miami Bankruptcy Lawyer - Kendall & Aventura Offices - (305) 891-4055 - www.bublicklaw.com
  • Nov 4

    RE:Your Application

    RE:Your Application
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Rank this Week: 148

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 403

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 159

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 1555

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Henry Dean Watson Barred from Securities Industry

    Henry Dean Watson Barred from Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Henry Dean Watson (CRD#: 1326969) has been permanently barred from the securities industry. On December 14, 2016, FINRA staff sent a request to Watson for on-the-record testimony in connection with an inquiry into an…
  • Jan 18

    What is a Mini-Tender Offer?

    What is a Mini-Tender Offer?
    A mini–tender offer is an offer to acquire a company’s shares directly from current investors in an amount less than 5% of issued stock. Investors who surrender their shares in a mini-tender offer without fully…
  • Jan 17

    Memorial Production Partners LP Files for Chapter 11

    Memorial Production Partners LP Files for Chapter 11
    Are you concerned about losses investing in Memorial Production Partners LP?   If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage…
Rank this Week: 2936

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jan 18

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?
    Deciding to get divorced usually comes after much deliberation and numerous attempts to save the marriage. Once the decision is made, however, the parties are typically firm in their position that the marriage cannot continue. Nevertheless,…
  • Dec 20

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case
    It seems almost self-evident that children thrive more in homes that have mothers and fathers in place to support and guide them. Ideally, all children would have the chance to live with both parents in a loving environment, but reality is…
  • Dec 18

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan
    Discussing when and how to divide child custody and visitation is one the more contested issues when couples decide to separate and divorce, as it is a topic central to being a good and present parent. Forming compromises that adequately…
Rank this Week: 3431

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2822

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    3d DCA Watch -- Yes That Idiot Will Be Our President Soon!

    3d DCA Watch -- Yes That Idiot Will Be Our President Soon!
    Sheesh I have to stop fixating on this inauguration.Let's do this kiddos:This seems like a first-world problem, what do you all think?The Village is a coastal Florida municipality within whose boundaries exists Indian Creek Island, on which…
  • Jan 17

    Why Do People Do This?

    Why Do People Do This?
    Someone will have to explain why these things happen:On the day in question, the Webbs were served 22 alcoholic beverages in a 12-hour span, from before noon to near midnight. Id. ¶¶ 12 – 13, 24; Pl.’s Resp. to…
  • Jan 13

    SFL Friday -- Embroid Me!

    SFL Friday -- Embroid Me!
    Could this possibly be true?Specializing in “embroidery, garment printing, custom apparel, promotional products, screen printing and personalized gifts at more than 300 resource centers throughout the United States, Canada and…
Rank this Week: 4326

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Jan 18

    Does Bartram v. U.S. Bank Have Any Application to Secured Commercial Loans?

    Does Bartram v. U.S. Bank Have Any Application to Secured Commercial Loans?
    The Supreme Court of Florida in Bartram v. U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n, 2016 WL 6538647 (Fla. 2016) held that prior acceleration in a foreclosure action that was involuntarily dismissed was revoked by the involuntary dismissal, and therefore…
  • Jan 9

    Loan Participation Agreements: Contract Drafting Perspectives for the Lead Bank

    Loan Participation Agreements: Contract Drafting Perspectives for the Lead Bank
    In a perfect world, all loans would be performing, and the lead bank and participant would share in the profits of a loan participation with minimal risk of loss. In the real world, a promising participation loan easily becomes a problem…
  • Dec 15

    Key Considerations in Hiring an Employee Subject to a Non-Compete: Part II

    Key Considerations in Hiring an Employee Subject to a Non-Compete: Part II
    As discussed in Part I of this blog series, some of the most qualified candidates for employment are often current or former employees of competitors in your industry. Non-compete agreements are helpful to employers who wish to control and…
Rank this Week: 1816

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 18

    How Much Will It Cost?

    How Much Will It Cost?
    I try to keep people abreast of in the next month or two or three, this is the activity that we’re going to have going on for sure.” And you know if you take our hourly rate and you multiply it by you know my estimate of this…
  • Jan 12

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan

    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan
    Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan Florida Attorney Roddy B. Lanigan grew up actually right down the block from the Lanigan and Lanigan law office right off of Park Avenue in Winter Park. It was very nice growing up here. I had a lot…
  • Dec 29

    Bankruptcy Outlook in Florida 2017

    Bankruptcy Outlook in Florida 2017
    If you’re deciding to file bankruptcy talk with an attorney before you decide to file. Find out how the process works and whether you qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 11 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You may think that…
Rank this Week: 3731

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 991

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers boating, cruise ship, jet ski and recreational watercraft accidents and crimes. By Gerson & Schwartz P.A.

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Jan 18

    Cruise Ship Medical Malpractice and Negligent Hiring

    Cruise Ship Medical Malpractice and Negligent Hiring
    Cruise passengers often take comfort in the fact that cruise lines employ physicians and other medical professionals on their ships to take care of guests who may become ill during a sailing. However, what if these medical professionals were…
  • Jan 3

    Falling Overboard on Cruise Ships: Are Cruise Lines Responsible

    Falling Overboard on Cruise Ships: Are Cruise Lines Responsible
    Falling Overboard on Cruise Ships: Are Cruise Lines Responsible The Christmas holidays were a sad time for the family of a 74-year-old passenger on the Queen Mary 2. According to our Florida cruise ship injury attorney, at some point between…
  • Dec 6

    Florida Cruise Ship Attorneys Give Victims OF Crime On A Cruise Ship A Voice

    Florida Cruise Ship Attorneys Give Victims OF Crime On A Cruise Ship A Voice
    Crime on cruise ships is not a new phenomenon, regrettably. Many voyages were ruined by unexplained deaths, overboard passengers, sexual assault, battery, and theft suffered by passengers on the world’s most popular cruise lines.…
Rank this Week: 3407

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jan 18

    IRS Formalizes Transcripts as Substitute for Estate Tax Closing Letter

    IRS Formalizes Transcripts as Substitute for Estate Tax Closing Letter
    In 2005, I discussed here how the IRS had posted information on its website that an account transcript notation bearing transaction code “421” could be used to determine that the IRS had concluded its review of a filed estate tax…
  • Jan 16

    Grant to Public Charity Qualifies as “Unusual Grant” for Public Support Test

    Grant to Public Charity Qualifies as “Unusual Grant” for Public Support Test
    Publicly supported charities provide favorable benefits under the Code for both the organization and donors, in contrast with non-publicly supported private foundations. To qualify, the organization must receive a substantial part of its…
  • Jan 9

    Treasury Department Unofficial Statements on Proposed Section 2704 Regulation

    Treasury Department Unofficial Statements on Proposed Section 2704 Regulation
    There is a lot of uncertainty whether the Section 2704 proposed regulations will ever be finalized, either due to policy to be set by President-elect Trump, and/or Congressional efforts to block those regulations. Nonetheless, practitioners…
Rank this Week: 2335

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jan 18

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Alcohol Related Death Case to Proceed to Jury

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Alcohol Related Death Case to Proceed to Jury
    A Southern District of Florida judge has recently allowed a case concerning the death of a Carnival Cruise passenger to proceed to the jury.  This case involves couple who were passengers onboard the Carnival Dream.  The cruise was…
  • Jan 4

    French Passenger Overboard MSC Divina

    French Passenger Overboard MSC Divina
    Authorities are reporting a 74-year-old passenger on-board MSC Divina is missing and presumed overboard.  The man’s disappearance comes just days after a 22-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman went overboard the Royal…
  • Dec 30

    Court Finds a Ferryboat Owner Cannot Limit Its Liability in a Fatal Boat Collision

    Court Finds a Ferryboat Owner Cannot Limit Its Liability in a Fatal Boat Collision
    An interesting decision involving the Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act was recently handed down in a ferryboat / speed boat collision case.  The accident occurred on February 16, 2013.  The ferryboat, carrying…
Rank this Week: 4627

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    The War on Drugs and Your Driver’s License

    The War on Drugs and Your Driver’s License
    In the 1980s and into the 1990s, many states adopted severe drug sentencing policies that resulted in packed prisons across the nation. Corrections costs were driven to near bankruptcy and communities, families and individuals’ lives…
  • Jan 15

    Future of Florida’s Death Penalty Uncertain as Past Cases Reviewed

    Future of Florida’s Death Penalty Uncertain as Past Cases Reviewed
    The Florida Supreme Court – for the second time in as many months – ruled the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutional and can’t be applied to prosecutions that are pending. Effectively, that means death penalty…
  • Jan 9

    Boca Raton Marijuana Grow Charges Await Ex-Fugitive

    Boca Raton Marijuana Grow Charges Await Ex-Fugitive
    Federal investigators began looking into a suspected grow house in Boca Raton back in 2011. But just a few days after they began their inquiry, the prime suspect allegedly fled the country for Costa Rica.  Now, the 69-year-old has…
Rank this Week: 4278

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    IS A PAY-ON-DEATH OR TRANSFER-ON-DEATH ACCOUNT THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR THE ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY?

    IS A PAY-ON-DEATH OR TRANSFER-ON-DEATH ACCOUNT THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR THE ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY?
    The benefits and negatives associated with establishing transfer on death (TOD) and pay on death (POD) accounts has been debated for a long-time. The main benefit of an account of this nature is that the account assets will pass directly to…
  • Jan 16

    IRS NOTICE 2017-12 - FEDERAL ESTATE TAX RETURN CLOSING LETTER GUIDANCE

    IRS NOTICE 2017-12 - FEDERAL ESTATE TAX RETURN CLOSING LETTER GUIDANCE
    For years, probate practitioners relied upon a Federal Estate Tax Closing Letter (Closing Letter) as evidence that the IRS has accepted a Federal Estate Tax Return (Form 706) as filed and that the federal tax liabilities of the estate were…
  • Jan 13

    SOCIAL SECURITY - NEW AGE FOR FULL RETIREMENT

    SOCIAL SECURITY - NEW AGE FOR FULL RETIREMENT
    Understanding social security can result in a happier retirement. January 1, 2017 brought in significant changes and the new age of 66 years and 2 months (it had been 65 years) for full retirement benefits (for those born between 01/02/1955…
Rank this Week: 1935

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1447

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 18

    Can My Hearing Be Expedited?

    Can My Hearing Be Expedited?
    When you apply for social security disability benefits, more than likely you will need to attend a hearing before an administrative law judge. While having an in person meeting is generally beneficial for determining whether you are disabled,…
  • Jan 11

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?
    The Social Security Disability program is a federally run insurance program. This program requires individuals who work to pay taxes upon their earned income, part of which goes towards disability insurance. This is a mandatory insurance…
  • Jan 6

    What to Do After a Serious Burn Injury

    What to Do After a Serious Burn Injury
    Ever since the McDonald’s Coffee Cup case we had to become burn injury experts.  There are a lot of burn injury cases in the world.  Not many of them are from coffee. They come from electrical burns, propane gas and grill…
Rank this Week: 1430

South Florida Attorney Blog

South Florida Attorney Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt. By Van Horn Law Group.

http://blog.vanhornlawgroup.com
  • Jan 18

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job

    How to Survive Debt After Losing a Job
    Being in debt after losing a job is not the end of the world.  Just when you think that you’re doing all right, something happens. You think that you can deal with your debt, maybe you’re already paying it down and improving…
  • Jan 12

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?

    Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction?
    This is one of the top five questions that any bankruptcy attorney is asked. The answer is “Sometimes.” A lot of unscrupulous lawyers will sell bankruptcy services as a way to get out of an eviction proceeding that is already…
  • Jan 10

    Arbitration in Bankruptcy: The Straight Talk

    Arbitration in Bankruptcy: The Straight Talk
    Arbitration has a deservedly bad reputation of forcing vulnerable people into a procedure that is touted as a cheaper alternative to litigation. While this is generally true for the company to which the contract was signed, it is generally…
Rank this Week: 1765

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1769

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3547

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jan 17

    Engineer Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Superstorm Sandy Report

    Engineer Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Superstorm Sandy Report
    On January 10, 2017, Matthew Pappalardo, former director of HiRise Engineering of Uniondale, New York, pled guilty to the unauthorized practice of engineering as a result of fraudulently changed engineering reports for Superstorm Sandy flood…
  • Jan 16

    That Check from Your Insurer Might Just be the Insurance Company’s First Offer

    That Check from Your Insurer Might Just be the Insurance Company’s First Offer
    Instead of sending a full and adequate amount of insurance proceeds, is your insurance company sending over just a small offer hoping it “settles” the claim and that you accept it and go away? For a moment, let’s break down…
  • Jan 15

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina
    Next up in our whirlwind 50-state tour of claims handling requirements is the Tar Heel State. Unlike our previous stops in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, North Carolina has relatively few explicit claims handling requirements. This may be why…
Rank this Week: 4977

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    When the trustee and beneficiaries are siblings, everyone needs to know the ground rules to stay on good terms!

    When the trustee and beneficiaries are siblings, everyone needs to know the ground rules to stay on good terms!
    Consider this scenario: A parent passes away and one of the decedent's children, a beneficiary of the trust, takes over as trustee of the parent's trust. His siblings are also beneficiaries. Since no one in the family is familiar with the…
  • Jan 15

    Florida law allows pets to be beneficiaries of your estate plan

    Florida law allows pets to be beneficiaries of your estate plan
    Headlines are made when wealthy people leave outsize fortunes to their pets. One notable example is Leona Helmsley, the hotel magnate who passed away in 2007. Cutting out her family, Helmsley left her entire $12 million fortune to her pet…
  • Jan 13

    You are invited to attend one of our free January workshop

    You are invited to attend one of our free January workshop
    Please Join Us! The Karp Law Firm's January 2017 Estate Planning Workshops   These informative presentations are free, no obligation and you do not need a reservation - just show up!   You'll hear about: Why living trusts can still…
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Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter detained

    Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter detained
    No surprise there.  And his lawyer, Bob Berube, agreed to it.  The Sun-Sentinel has the details about the hearing where evidence came out that he thought he was under "mind control" and had visited jihadi chat rooms:Accused airport…
  • Jan 17

    Haitian Senator appears in Southern District of Florida; Snow Day in Miami; Jon Sale meets with Mayor Guliani

    Haitian Senator appears in Southern District of Florida; Snow Day in Miami; Jon Sale meets with Mayor Guliani
    Interesting questions about whether he was lawfully taken from Haiti or not.  The Miami Herald has some coverage:With dozens of T-shirt clad supporters and his wife looking on, former Haiti rebel leader and Senator-elect Guy Philippe…
  • Jan 16

    Trump has interviewed Judge William Pryor for open SCOTUS seat

    Trump has interviewed Judge William Pryor for open SCOTUS seat
    Wow, he's not wasting any time.  Above the Law has all of the details:On Saturday afternoon, here in cold and snowy New York, President-elect Donald Trump interviewed Judge William Pryor of the Eleventh Circuit for the open seat on the…
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Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Jan 17

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary - Florida Complete Text of Proposed Rule

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary - Florida Complete Text of Proposed Rule
    Florida Medical Marijuana RegulationsNotice of Development of RulemakingDEPARTMENT OF HEALTHRULE NO.:            RULE…
  • Dec 21

    Video From Inside a Legal Florida Medical Marijuana Growhouse

    Video From Inside a Legal Florida Medical Marijuana Growhouse
    Video From Inside a Legal Florida Medical Marijuana GrowhouseWe have just obtained Video From Inside a Legal Florida Medical Marijuana Growhouse near Tallahassee, Florida.Map of Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Tampa, FloridaWe have also…
  • Dec 6

    Florida Counties Blocking Medical Marijuana Dispensarie

    Florida Counties Blocking Medical Marijuana Dispensarie
    Florida Counties Blocking Medical Marijuana DispensariesBlocking Medical Marijuana DispensariesWe expect to Constitutional law fight to prevent Florida locals from trying to ban the establishment of dispensaries. Here is a partial list of…
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Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Report: Nursing Home Residents Empowered by New Federal Rule

    Report: Nursing Home Residents Empowered by New Federal Rule
    There are currently nearly 1.5 million residents in nursing homes across the country. Now, with the passage of new federal rules – the most expansive update in a quarter century – those residents will have more involvement in…
  • Jan 11

    $10M Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Over DNR Signed by Elderly Patient

    $10M Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Over DNR Signed by Elderly Patient
    The children of the elderly woman pleaded with hospital staffers to save their mother, who was suffering from bedsores and pneumonia. The staffers had the resources. They had the tools and the equipment. What they didn’t have, they say,…
  • Jan 2

    Report: Hospital Patients Often Sent to Poorly-Rated Nursing Home

    Report: Hospital Patients Often Sent to Poorly-Rated Nursing Home
    A new report from Kaiser Health News uncovers a troubling practice that may startle many hospital patients who must be referred to nursing homes: The ones affiliated with hospitals are often some of the most poorly-rated.  Nursing homes…
Rank this Week: 3751

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Royal Caribbean Lifeboat Incident Highlights Concerns with Rescue Boats on Cruise Ship

    Royal Caribbean Lifeboat Incident Highlights Concerns with Rescue Boats on Cruise Ship
    MIAMI, Florida–Over the years, I have seen numerous accidents, many tragic, involving the lifeboats on cruise ships. In this particular incident involving Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, fortunately nobody was on…
  • Jan 13

    Royal Caribbean Sued for Deadly Tour Bus Accident in Jamaica

    Royal Caribbean Sued for Deadly Tour Bus Accident in Jamaica
    MIAMI, Florida–On January 14, 2016, passengers from Royal Caribbean International’s Independence of the Seas were onboard a tour bus operated by a shore excursion company in Jamaica, when the tour bus collided with the truck,…
  • Jan 11

    Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport Affects Cruise Ships Departing from Port Everglade

    Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport Affects Cruise Ships Departing from Port Everglade
    On Friday January 6th, a passenger who traveled on an airplane to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, picked up his luggage at baggage claim, went into the bathroom and removed a firearm from his checked bag, and then…
Rank this Week: 4711

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
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Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?
    INTRODUCTION It was an eerie feeling. As I walked into Terminal 2 of the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport, just days after the horrific shooting, I was consumed with emotion. It hit me that I was in “The room where it happened.”…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
Rank this Week: 968

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jan 17

    Beach Boardwalk Fall Case Goes to Trial

    Beach Boardwalk Fall Case Goes to Trial
    Some people go to the beach fearing only the small chance they’ll encounter a shark close to shore. In fact, there are a number of other more serious hazards on land.  That’s what one man found while visiting Myrtle Beach,…
  • Jan 15

    Report: Older Commercial Truck Drivers Causing Danger on Florida Highway

    Report: Older Commercial Truck Drivers Causing Danger on Florida Highway
    The commercial trucking industry in America is facing a severe shortage of drivers. By one figure, we need approximately 48,000 drivers just to move 70 percent of U.S. goods in a timely manner. But it’s not a gig many younger people are…
  • Jan 13

    Report: Lee County Traffic Deaths Soar More Than 10 Percent in 2016

    Report: Lee County Traffic Deaths Soar More Than 10 Percent in 2016
    The number of traffic deaths in Lee County soared higher than at any point in a decade – and more than 10 percent in just a single year.  That’s according to the latest report from The New-Press, which as of Jan. 1st still…
Rank this Week: 913

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Report: States Slow Rush to Restrict Elder Driver’s License

    Report: States Slow Rush to Restrict Elder Driver’s License
    Florida has the most senior driver traffic fatalities in the country, according to a report released a few years ago by TRIP, a national transportation research group. The study showed that in a single year, 271 drivers over 65 were killed in…
  • Jan 11

    GEICO v. Isaacs – Remittitur Request Granted in Florida Auto Accident Lawsuit

    GEICO v. Isaacs – Remittitur Request Granted in Florida Auto Accident Lawsuit
    Winning a favorable verdict in a Florida auto accident lawsuit isn’t necessarily the last word in the matter. This can be good or bad, depending on which side of the courtroom you’re sitting. A series of post-trial motions can…
  • Jan 3

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Advanced by NHTSA

    Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Advanced by NHTSA
    With the vast majority of car accidents caused by error of the drivers involved, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seeks to give motorists more automated features to increase their awareness of potential hazards. The…
Rank this Week: 4624

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Court Permits Lawsuit Filed by Motorist Injured by Escaped Farm Animal

    Court Permits Lawsuit Filed by Motorist Injured by Escaped Farm Animal
    Last month, an appellate court in New York issued a written opinion in a case brought by the surviving spouse of a motorist who was killed while attempting to assist an escaped farm animal that had wandered onto the highway. In the case, Hain…
  • Jan 12

    Claims Against Florida Public Entities Are Subject to Strict Notice Requirement

    Claims Against Florida Public Entities Are Subject to Strict Notice Requirement
    Most people are familiar with the term “statute of limitations,” which refers to the amount of time that an accident victim has to file a lawsuit. Cases filed after the statute of limitations has expired will not be heard by…
  • Dec 2

    Cecere Santana Joins Operation Elf to Collect Toys for Families in Need

    Cecere Santana Joins Operation Elf to Collect Toys for Families in Need
    Cecere Santana is collecting toys for children in need in collaboration with Operation Elf. Please bring in new, unwrapped toys (any kind or age group) to the Cecere Santana offices in Sunrise: Cecere Santana, PA 13680 NW 5th Street…
Rank this Week: 1925

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Legislators Seek to Toughen Penalties for Distracted Driver

    Legislators Seek to Toughen Penalties for Distracted Driver
    Every year, thousands of people in the U.S. die in distracted driving accidents – 3,400 in 2015, to be exact. While most states, including Florida, have some type of law on the books that aims to curb these incidents. But there are…
  • Jan 14

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleges Restaurant Negligent in Triple Murder

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleges Restaurant Negligent in Triple Murder
    Good Samaritans are often lauded when they intervene in potentially perilous situations to help others. But are there grounds to assert negligence for those who fail to intervene in such circumstances?  This is what is being alleged in a…
  • Jan 10

    Modisette v. Apple Inc. – Distracted Driving Blamed on Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old

    Modisette v. Apple Inc. – Distracted Driving Blamed on Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old
    The family of a 5-year-old girl killed in a car accident by a driver who was reportedly distracted is suing technology giant Apple Inc. for wrongful death. Plaintiffs allege Apple officials knew its FaceTime app, in use by the at-fault driver…
Rank this Week: 3697

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Jan 17

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Speaking in January 19th Strafford Live Webinar

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Speaking in January 19th Strafford Live Webinar
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that H. Scott Johnson, Jr. will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, “Employer Strategies for Responding to Employee Demand Letters: Legal, Strategic and Ethical…
  • Sep 14

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act

    The FLSA’s Alter Ego Exemption – The Motor Carrier Act
    Of the myriad of exemptions used by defense counsel in Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) cases, the Motor Carrier Act Exemption sometimes gets lost in the shuffle of the usual suspects list of exemptions.  If the…
  • Sep 12

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue

    Implementing an Effective Social Media Policy Can Head Off Employment Issue
    The use of social media as a communication tool has dramatically increased over the last decade in people’s personal and professional lives. Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (Snapchat isn’t just for…
Rank this Week: 2464

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Jan 17

    Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried

    Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried
    So what’s the big deal. One of your workers drops a handful of screws off the side of a 30th-floor hi-rise work site. It’s just a bunch of screws. What possible damage could they cause? Well, according to the Bureau... Read…
  • Jan 10

    Do You Arbitrate or Litigate?

    Do You Arbitrate or Litigate?
    Contractors and their lawyers understand arbitration is often the preferred method for the resolution of a construction dispute. It is a standard clause in most construction contracts. But what happens if an agreement is not very clear and…
  • Jan 3

    3 Scary Clauses in Construction Subcontract

    3 Scary Clauses in Construction Subcontract
    With no letup in sight in South Florida construction, subcontractors in all disciplines are being asked by busy general contractors to bid on both residential and commercial projects. And once their bids are accepted, subcontractors are given…
Rank this Week: 1747

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 5019

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Medical Malpractice Arbitration Agreement

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Medical Malpractice Arbitration Agreement
    The Florida Supreme Court late last month ruled in favor of a plaintiff fighting the enforcement of an arbitration agreement following a dispute regarding the care of her infant son, who was stillborn. In the case of Hernandez v. Crespo,…
  • Jan 10

    Toy Safety and Child Injury Concerns Unite CPSC and CBP

    Toy Safety and Child Injury Concerns Unite CPSC and CBP
    While the holidays are over, hopefully the kids are still getting some mileage out of their gifts. Chances are, some of those included toys. Safety of children’s products is largely overseen by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety…
  • Jan 4

    Newton v. Caterpillar – Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine Raised in Work Injury Lawsuit

    Newton v. Caterpillar – Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine Raised in Work Injury Lawsuit
    In many Florida injury lawsuits, plaintiffs must prove the defendant is negligent. That means proving defendant owed a duty of care to plaintiff, defendant breached that duty, the breach caused plaintiff’s injuries and the injuries are…
Rank this Week: 4134