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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/
  • Jun 4

    4th DCA: So who gets to occupy the decedent’s contested real estate?

    4th DCA: So who gets to occupy the decedent’s contested real estate?
    Delbrouck v. Eberling, — So.3d —-, 2015 WL 5948724 (Fla. 4th DCA October 14, 2015) Contested probate proceedings often revolve around conflicting claims to specific property that’s titled in the decedent’s name but…
  • May 22

    Using Equity To Aid The Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment that Fails To Specifically Refer To The Power

    Using Equity To Aid The Exercise Of A Power Of Appointment that Fails To Specifically Refer To The Power
    Powers of appointment are the Swiss Army knife of modern estate planning. They’re deceptively simple yet adaptable to almost any planning contingency. And they’re ubiquitous, often getting incorporated into even the simplest…
  • May 17

    STEP’s 2017 Caribbean Conference

    STEP’s 2017 Caribbean Conference
    I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the STEP Caribbean Conference. I co-presented with Cayman Islands trust litigator Rachael Reynolds. We had fun going through the practical “what ifs” a Caribbean trustee should consider…
Rank this Week: 53

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • May 12

    The In-Law

    The In-Law
    When drafting up wills and trusts, I sometimes have a client tell me that they want to split their estate into shares for each of their children, but they don't want the estate to benefit their daughter-in-law or to their son-in-law in the…
  • May 4

    Setting Expectation

    Setting Expectation
    Like many of you, over the past few weeks we entertained guests from northern locales looking for sun, beaches and good weather. While we enjoy having friends and family in our guest room, it’s also a very busy time of year for me and…
  • May 4

    Setting Expectation

    Setting Expectation
    Like many of you, over the past few weeks we entertained guests from northern locales looking for sun, beaches and good weather. While we enjoy having friends and family in our guest room, it’s also a very busy time of year for me and…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • Jun 24

    Wedbush Securities Inc. Censured and Fined

    Wedbush Securities Inc. Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines Wedbush Securities Inc. for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Wedbush Securities Inc. (CRD #877, Los Angeles, California) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured and fined $20,000. Without admitting or denying the…
  • Jun 23

    Santander Securities LLC Censured and Fined

    Santander Securities LLC Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines Santander Securities for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Santander Securities LLC (CRD #41791, Dorchester, Massachusetts) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured, fined $175,000 and ordered to pay $62,807.48, plus…
  • Jun 23

    Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Censured & Fined

    Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Censured & Fined
    FINRA Fines Raymond James & Associates, Inc. $180,000 for Compliance issues According to FINRA, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (CRD #705, St. Petersburg, Florida) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured, fined $180,000 and…
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Jun 22

    Implicit Bia

    Implicit Bia
    One of the dirty little secrets of the criminal justice system is implicit bias.  This article by the Marshall Project shows what one district court is doing about the problem:There’s something of a formula to the first morning of…
  • Jun 21

    Senior Judge Roger Vinson order cross removed from park

    Senior Judge Roger Vinson order cross removed from park
    Senior Judge Roger Vinson has this interesting and sure-to-be-challenged order removing a cross from a Northern Florida park:A cross that has stood in Bayview Park for the last 48 years must be removed within 30 days, a federal…
  • Jun 19

    Should there be a retrial in Cosby?

    Should there be a retrial in Cosby?
    Many have been asking why the Double Jeopardy Clause of our Constitution doesn't prohibit a retrial of Bill Cosby after his hung jury.  Although the Supreme Court decided this issue back in the early 1800s and said that Double Jeopardy…
Rank this Week: 142

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.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Three Carnival Ships Rerouted Due to Tropical Storms in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico

    Three Carnival Ships Rerouted Due to Tropical Storms in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico
    The last thing you want on your vacation is to experience inclement weather. Especially when you’re on a cruise ship, a major storm can make for very uneasy seas and dangerous sailing conditions. Fortunately, when faced with two…
  • Jun 16

    Men Rescued by Adventure of the Seas After 23 Days At Sea

    Men Rescued by Adventure of the Seas After 23 Days At Sea
    Most people do not consider cruise ships to be the emergency responding vessel of choice. However, this week, the Adventure of the Seas rescued two men who had been stranded on their fishing boat for 23 days, proving that cruise ships may be…
  • Jun 16

    After tragedy, family pushes for lifeguards on cruise ship

    After tragedy, family pushes for lifeguards on cruise ship
    by: Sorboni Banerjee via www.fox13news.com TAMPA (FOX 13) – Destination, amenities, price — all considerations you ask about when you book ... The post After tragedy, family pushes for lifeguards on cruise ships appeared…
Rank this Week: 125

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jun 20

    Police in Belize Arrest Three NCL Crew Members for Smuggling Cocaine

    Police in Belize Arrest Three NCL Crew Members for Smuggling Cocaine
    7 News Belize reports that three NCL crew members were arrested in Belize for possession of two kilos of cocaine which was picked up in Roatan and taken on an unidentified NCL cruise ship to the private destination of Harvest Caye, apparently…
  • Jun 18

    Brazilian Crew Member Missing From MSC Musica

    Brazilian Crew Member Missing From MSC Musica
    A crew member disappeared from the MSC Musica last night according to crew members on the MSC cruise ship and Italian newspapers. Several crew members reported that a Brazilian woman failed to appear for work earlier today.  The Musica…
  • Jun 14

    Cruise Industry: A Menace to Wildlife?

    Cruise Industry: A Menace to Wildlife?
    This weekend, a reader of this blog sent me an article from the San Pedro Sun regarding NCL's exploitation of rare macaws in its development in Belize at Harvest Caye. Scarlet Macaws NCL reportedly obtained numerous birds (toucans and other…
Rank this Week: 158

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

    How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?
    The process of filing a workers’ compensation claim in Florida is much more complicated than you might realize. Not only do you have a limited amount of time to file, but you must follow specific steps within a certain timeframe to…
  • Jun 12

    What is an Intervening Cause?

    What is an Intervening Cause?
    After a workplace injury, you might find that your claim hits a wall. The insurance was paying for your medical treatments, and your wages were being compensated too. Then, you are involved in another accident, and the insurer decides to…
  • Jun 5

    Common Injuries and Illnesses Covered by Workers’ Compensation

    Common Injuries and Illnesses Covered by Workers’ Compensation
    After a work-related injury or illness, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation. Florida’s workers’ compensation is a form of insurance coverage that provides employees with compensation when they are injured or…
Rank this Week: 117

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: 133

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 175

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    HANZMAN RULES

    HANZMAN RULES
    We're back. Our short absence can be directly traced to two United States District Court Judges at opposite ends of the country who had no problem making us try two cases back to back. As the saying goes, the difference between the Almighty…
  • Jun 19

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA ..... GOVERNOR SCOTT STAYS BUSY SIGNING BILLS INTO LAW .....SB 118 - CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS:Any person or entity engaged in the business of publishing through a publicly accessible print or electronic…
  • Jun 14

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED
    Sam Konell, a REGJB regular has been indicted for health care fraud. Article here. Sorry for slow blogging. In trial. It's hot here in Phoenix...but not for us...just the AUSAs.From the DOJ press release:The indictment alleges…
Rank this Week: 280

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/
  • Jun 23

    Dear Florida Supreme Court: OMG.

    Dear Florida Supreme Court: OMG.
    Hi it's Friday be happy yada yada yada but what about this:When the sun goes down Jan. 7, 2019, Florida’s governor will be Rick Scott, and Barbara Pariente, Peggy Quince and R. Fred Lewis will almost certainly be justices on the state…
  • Jun 22

    Bobby Gilbert Reminds You of Who?

    Bobby Gilbert Reminds You of Who?
    No no no no, not citrus canker.I want to say Woody's best friend in Manhattan, turns out the guy's name is Michael Murphy?You know, that kind of smart, quiet, almost regal egghead bearing.Is there someone else?  I know there's…
  • Jun 21

    3d DCA Watch -- As the General Hospital Turns Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- As the General Hospital Turns Edition!
    Yada yada yada various denizens in the Bunker emitted this very timely written utterance:summary judgments require there by no genuine issues of material fact and the movant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law.I'm paraphrasing!Young…
Rank this Week: 262

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • May 5

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Dismissal of Cavalry Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Our client was a defendant in a lawsuit filed against them by the law firm of Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L.  Attorney Dana M. Stern was the lead attorney who represented Cavalry SPV l, LLC, as Assignee of Citibank, N. A.  We were…
  • May 3

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim

    Car Dealer Settles Auto Fraud Claim
    Shortly after purchasing a used car, our client experienced several significant problems with it.  Despite our client’s attempts to resolve this with the dealer, the car was repossessed, and our client did not receive a refund of…
  • May 2

    Taras Rudnitsky Appointed to Consumer Protection Law Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Appointed to Consumer Protection Law Committee
    We are proud to announce that the Florida Bar has appointed Taras Rudnitsky to serve on its Consumer Protection Law Committee.  The mission of the committee is to educate consumers and others about Florida’s consumer protection…
Rank this Week: 217

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?
    Ira Account Inheritance The answer to that question depends on whether you inherited the IRA account from your spouse or someone other than your spouse, such as your parent, sibling, or close friend.  You have more options if you…
  • Jan 27

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie
    SEC Whistleblowers On January 23, the SEC announced that its whistleblower program will pay out to three whistleblowers a combined award of $7 million.  The whistleblowers’ awards were for helping the SEC pursue an investment…
  • Jan 19

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 251

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: 369

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/
  • Jun 23

    Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against U.S. Government Held to Stricter Standard

    Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against U.S. Government Held to Stricter Standard
    A recent nursing home negligence lawsuit out of Massachusetts underscores how important it is to promptly consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. Specifically, it’s imperative that all claims be filed within the…
  • Jun 22

    Public Duty Exception Raised as Defense in Wrongful Death Dog Bite Lawsuit

    Public Duty Exception Raised as Defense in Wrongful Death Dog Bite Lawsuit
    While nearly 10,000 dog bites every year in the U.S. require emergency medical treatment, only a small percentage are fatal. According to DogBites.org, at least 31 people died in dog bite-related incidents last year.  In a recent…
  • Jun 21

    Defective Staircase Lawsuit Requires Proof of Actual or Constructive Notice of Defect

    Defective Staircase Lawsuit Requires Proof of Actual or Constructive Notice of Defect
    Landlords and other property owners have a duty of care to maintain their site in reasonably safe condition for those who enter lawfully. Landlords in particular have a statutory responsibility under F.S. 83.51 to maintain their premises,…
Rank this Week: 446

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 516

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Jun 23

    E-Discovery Production — Snow storms are avoidable

    E-Discovery Production — Snow storms are avoidable
    Who is to blame for a “document dump” – a “snow storm” – an obfuscation of information? Sometimes its intentional and sometimes it is not. Everyone – both plaintiff and defendant; both teams of…
  • Jun 21

    Drug Companies – Peddlers of opiates?

    Drug Companies – Peddlers of opiates?
    Opioids put nearly 1.3 million people in the hospital in one year. Read this article with horror. Yet another example of the devastating effects of Fentanyl and other opiate abuse in our country.  We have had a front row seat to this…
  • Jun 19

    Elder Abuse: Caregivers are susceptible to the stre

    Elder Abuse: Caregivers are susceptible to the stre
    Dealing with an aging parent brings about an emotional anguish that is as sad as it is stressful. Depending on the level of care a loved one requires – does he or she need help doing the laundry and preparing a meal or with…
Rank this Week: 335

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Jun 22

    Recours pour les Créancier

    Recours pour les Créancier
    Un transfert frauduleux se produit lorsque le débiteur transmet le titre de ses biens réels ou personnels à un tiers dans l’intention d’empêcher un créancier de collecter. Par conséquent,…
  • Jun 20

    Loi Uniforme sur le Transfert Frauduleux de la Floride

    Loi Uniforme sur le Transfert Frauduleux de la Floride
    Un débiteur est une personne qui doit une créance à un créancier. Au contraire, un créancier est une personne qui prête de l’argent à un débiteur pour une période…
  • Jun 18

    Suppression des Conditions de Résidence Permanente

    Suppression des Conditions de Résidence Permanente
    Si votre statut de résident permanent était de moins de deux ans le jour où vous avez reçu la résidence permanente, votre statut de résidence permanente est conditionnel. Par conséquent, votre…
Rank this Week: 381

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/
  • Jun 19

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    For over a decade, Florida patients who were injured by a doctor’s negligence or malpractice have been limited in the amount they could recover in compensation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, injured patients could only recover…
  • Jun 11

    Protecting Your Rights after a Miami Car Accident

    Protecting Your Rights after a Miami Car Accident
    At Gerson & Schwartz, P.A., we are committed to representing the rights of people who have been hurt in motor vehicle crashes. Our Miami car accident lawyers will review your case for free and do not collect any legal fees unless we…
  • Jun 6

    Boating Accidents in Miami

    Boating Accidents in Miami
    Miami Boating Accidents Often Result in Serious Injuries At Gerson & Schwartz, P.A., our maritime accident lawyers represent the victims of serious boating accidents and injuries.  We understand the complexities of maritime law and…
Rank this Week: 445

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    New Jersey Stryker LFit V40 Lawsuits Receive Consolidation

    New Jersey Stryker LFit V40 Lawsuits Receive Consolidation
    On August 29, 2016, Stryker issued a voluntary recall of certain lots of Stryker LFit Anatomic Cobalt Chromium V40 femoral heads, a prosthetic hip replacement device, manufactured before March 2011. This recall included over 40,000 defective…
  • May 31

    Finally – Victims of Stryker’s Latest Recall Receiving Notice

    Finally – Victims of Stryker’s Latest Recall Receiving Notice
    Lawsuits have been filed against Stryker since 2013 alleging that its line of TMZF hip replacement stems are a danger when combined with metal femoral heads. However, patients who have received this potentially dangerous combination of…
  • May 24

    Invokana Under New Scrutiny as FDA Publishes Further Research

    Invokana Under New Scrutiny as FDA Publishes Further Research
    Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ type 2 diabetes medication is under new scrutiny. This new scrutiny follows confirmation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that use of the drug Canagliflozin, sold as Invokana and Invokamet,…
Rank this Week: 312

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 443

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/
  • Jun 13

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman
    The FBI and U.S. Coast Guard are investigating the disappearance of a 41-year-old Florida woman 100 km off Key West. Isabella Hellman and her husband, Lewis Bennett, married in February and departed on a Caribbean vacation on their 37-foot…
  • Jun 5

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon
    Chance Rivero, a 19-year-old Vero Beach resident was killed Saturday night when the boat he was a passenger of hit a channel marker, ejecting him from it and into the water.  Per the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation the boat,…
  • Jun 2

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage

    Tragedy Calls For Changes To DOHSA That Would Allow Recovery Of Nonpecuniary Damage
    Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images On July 17, 1996, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Boeing 747-131 aircraft, operated by Trans World Airlines as TWA Flight 800, departed from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City for Rome, Italy,…
Rank this Week: 399

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jun 13

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?

    Ocwen Filing Bad Foreclosure Lawsuits: Is Ocwen Servicing Your Mortgage?
    Ocwen is being accused of overcharging borrowers and is being sued (again) by regulators. Based in West Palm Beach, Ocwen promotes itself as “one of the leading mortgage servicing companies in America.” That’s not an…
  • May 30

    New Florida Condo Law: Bad Condo Boards Face New Criminal Charge

    New Florida Condo Law: Bad Condo Boards Face New Criminal Charge
    In a bipartisan manner the Florida Legislature passed an important change in how condo boards and condominiums are to conduct themselves here in the Sunshine State.  This new legislation addresses some important issue for South…
  • May 16

    Florida Supreme Court Gives Final Word on Bartram and Foreclosure Refiling

    Florida Supreme Court Gives Final Word on Bartram and Foreclosure Refiling
    Last fall, we discussed the Florida Supreme Court’s decision in the Bartam case relating to foreclosure lawsuit deadlines Our article explains in detail the Supreme court’s opinion and it’s practical effect on foreclosures…
Rank this Week: 456

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
  • May 24

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident

    College student suffers severe injuries in motorcycle accident
    A junior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident on the State road 408 in Orlando. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, Radley Gillis, age 21, was riding home from work on his bike. His…
  • May 10

    Young boy suffers head injury at a Florida sports park

    Young boy suffers head injury at a Florida sports park
    According to the Brevard County Fire Rescue, on March 14, a child was airlifted to a trauma center after he suffered a severe head injury at the Space Coast Field of Dreams Sports Park in West Melbourne, Florida. No information is available…
Rank this Week: 313

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 505

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 19

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment
    Florida Medical Marijuana Law Update#Floriduh may not allow smoking #medicalmarijuana #cannabislaws despite #constitutional…
  • Mar 7

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text
    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing OrdinanceHow to Find a Complete Copy of the Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance?The Hillsborough County Commission just adopted the Ordinance needed for dispensaries to go…
  • Feb 17

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint
    DUI checkpoint on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18.  Officers will be stationed near the 7200 block of Adamo Drive  from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.   Fighting for you or a friend. Law Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary…
Rank this Week: 470

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 8

    What is a Marriage of Moderate Duration?

    What is a Marriage of Moderate Duration?
    Fla Stat. §61.08(4) provides statutory guidelines for Florida courts to consider when evaluating importance of the duration of a marriage as a factor for alimony consideration.  In order to categorize the duration of marriages,…
  • Mar 1

    What is Child Support?

    What is Child Support?
    Child support is a means of the court obligating parents to meet the financial needs of their children. Florida Statute 61.30 is the Florida child support statute. If you are the biological, adoptive, or legal parent of a child, the state…
  • Feb 23

    What is Nominal Alimony?

    What is Nominal Alimony?
    With many divorce cases also comes the notion of alimony. There are a number of different types of alimony in Florida, varying from permanent to rehabilitative. In some instances judges will award a party with “nominal…
Rank this Week: 430

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Sep 1

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim
    If you have never needed legal representation before, you may view lawyers as a costly and unnecessary expense. However, when it comes to personal injury cases, in particular, choosing to handle a claim on your own could end up costing you a…
  • Sep 1

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim
    If you have never needed legal representation before, you may view lawyers as a costly and unnecessary expense. However, when it comes to personal injury cases, in particular, choosing to handle a claim on your own could end up costing you a…
  • Aug 2

    What to Do in a Florida Car Accident

    What to Do in a Florida Car Accident
    Car accidents are a reality of life, but should not be financially devastating. Knowing your responsibilities and rights as a driver is important to recovering damages from a car accident.   Steps to Take After a Car Accident Florida has…
Rank this Week: 449

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

Covers trusts, estate planning, asset protection, and probate, with particular focus on Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. By Fortenberry Law Group PLLC.

http://www.fortenberrylaw.com
  • Nov 17

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act
    A series LLC is a form of limited liability company that is authorized by state law to hold assets in separate “containers” known as series.  These containers function much like holding companies. They are used to segregate…
  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
Rank this Week: 318

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard
    The clothing maker Precious Cargo is recalling 479,000 onesies due to a choking hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the snaps on the garments can detach and become a choking hazard. The recall includes onesies with a three…
  • Aug 24

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard
    The clothing maker Precious Cargo is recalling 479,000 onesies due to a choking hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the snaps on the garments can detach and become a choking hazard. The recall includes onesies with a three…
  • Aug 24

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard

    479,000 Infant Onesies Recalled Due To Choking Hazard
    The clothing maker Precious Cargo is recalling 479,000 onesies due to a choking hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the snaps on the garments can detach and become a choking hazard. The recall includes onesies with a three…
Rank this Week: 442

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 14

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

    Family Diplomacy is Here!
    The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. is now Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm!  Please check out our new website at http://FamilyDiplomacy.com.  New blog posts will now be published…
  • Jul 19

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally.  Here in Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, more and more people are choosing to resolve their family law issues via the collaborative process.  Collaborative divorce is a…
  • Jul 11

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 391

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 418

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...
    "Suzy" asks: If I look on uspto.gov and see that there is a company already trademarked under a name similiar to my company's name will my trademarked registration be denied?   My response:  
  • Nov 21

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?
    Before beginning to draft the patent application there is one step you must take to make sure you get MAXIMUM protection for your idea (and to make sure no one gets around it). And that step is establishing the hook. Allow me to explain what…
  • Nov 18

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 384

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, dangerous products, injuries to children and work-related accidents. By Law Offices Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A.

http://www.flainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Car Accident Injures Sheriff's Office Deputy

    Car Accident Injures Sheriff's Office Deputy
    A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured after a rollover accident with a vehicle in Loxahatchee last month. The accident, which involved a car and the pickup truck which the deputy was driving, left one other person injured…
  • Oct 10

    Product Liability Lawyer Discusses Injuries Related to Circumcision Clamp

    Product Liability Lawyer Discusses Injuries Related to Circumcision Clamp
    A California mother recently received a $4.6 million settlement for the injury caused to her son when he was circumcised at one week old. Melanie Hall settled with Miltex Inc, a Mogen circumcision clamp manufacturer, and parent company…
  • Oct 6

    Plantation Car Accident Injures Police Officer

    Plantation Car Accident Injures Police Officer
    Broward County - A Plantation accident involving three vehicles has injured a police officer and his dog. The accident happened on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, when an SUV struck Plantation police officer Curtis Hampton's car head-on. …
Rank this Week: 406

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 24: Alabama

    Calculating Actual Cash Value, Part 24: Alabama
    This week in the series on calculating actual cash value, we are studying Alabama, nicknamed the “Yellowhammer State,” after the state bird. Alabama follows the “fair market rule” when calculating actual cash value. In…
  • Jun 22

    Insuring to Value: Replacement Cost vs Reconstruction Cost

    Insuring to Value: Replacement Cost vs Reconstruction Cost
    A recent post, Insurance Agents and Determining Coverage Limits for Buildings, generated a number of very interesting comments about the differences between Replacement Cost Value of a building and the Reconstruction Value of a building.…
  • Jun 21

    Is SIMSOL Better Than Xactimate?

    Is SIMSOL Better Than Xactimate?
    I walk around at conventions and conferences trying to learn and pick up ideas I can use. At the first celebration of FAPIA’s 25th Anniversary two weeks ago, I stopped at the SIMSOL vendor booth. I asked a rather simple question: Why do…
Rank this Week: 769

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
Rank this Week: 672

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Three Killed by Gunman at San Francisco UPS Facility

    Three Killed by Gunman at San Francisco UPS Facility
    On Wednesday, June 14, a gunman opened fire in a United Parcel Service facility in San Francisco, killing three people and wounding two others before he killed himself. The shooter has been described as a UPS driver and was dressed in a…
  • Jun 21

    Your Rights to Have Appliances Repaired or Replaced

    Your Rights to Have Appliances Repaired or Replaced
    When you move into your apartment, a number of appliances may already be there, like a refrigerator, stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher, air conditioning unit, and washer and dryer. You assume you are responsible for the daily care of…
  • Jun 19

    California Appellate Court Expands Reading of California Elder Abuse Law

    California Appellate Court Expands Reading of California Elder Abuse Law
    The First District Court of Appeal in California found the state’s Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act should be interpreted broadly. In Mahan v. Charles E. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc., the court determined that the Act…
Rank this Week: 996

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jun 22

    Divorcing Later in Life

    Divorcing Later in Life
    With approximately 44 percent of Americans going through a divorce at some point, millions of people in this country must make the often difficult transition from married to single. This adjustment is rarely easy, and the longer a couple is…
  • Jun 20

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?
    When parents separate or divorce, a priority for many is making sure they see their children on a regular basis. Frequent parent/child contact is essential for a healthy relationship and the child’s overall development. Consequently,…
  • Jun 15

    Pregnancy and Divorce

    Pregnancy and Divorce
    When couples find out the woman is pregnant, there is typically cause for celebration and greater intimacy in the relationship. However, this news is not always a good thing. Couples who are struggling with relationship issues may find a…
Rank this Week: 978

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/
  • Jun 20

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers and Acquisitions Proce
    Part I: Basic Overview of the Merger and Acquisition Process By:  Kayla A. Haines, Esq., MBA A primary goal for many start-ups and new businesses is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the ……
  • May 1

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update

    The Apex Doctrine: An Update
    Litigants in Florida courts wishing to protect their high-ranking officials from deposition should demonstrate the same facts as those in HD Supply and the federal cases dealing with this issue. Read Full Post The post The Apex Doctrine: An…
  • Apr 27

    House Bill 377 Clarifies Date of Completion of the Contract for Statute of Repose—a Legislative Win for Contractor

    House Bill 377 Clarifies Date of Completion of the Contract for Statute of Repose—a Legislative Win for Contractor
    By: Austin B. Calhoun, Esq. and Hana Eldick, J.D. Candidate On March 30, 2017, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 377.  The Bill is still working its way through the Senate, but has received a favorable…
Rank this Week: 880

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 15

    THE IRS ISSUES MORE ESTATE TAX PORTABILITY RELIEF

    THE IRS ISSUES MORE ESTATE TAX PORTABILITY RELIEF
    In 2011, Congress raised the estate tax exclusion amount to $5 million per person (indexed for inflation) and added portability to the estate tax laws. The portability provision is an election that allows a surviving spouse to carry over any…
  • Jun 12

    MINNESOTA TAX LAW CHANGE AS TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

    MINNESOTA TAX LAW CHANGE AS TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
    With the number of retirees moving to states which do not access an income, estate or inheritance tax many states are trying to find ways to recoup the lost revenue. The Minnesota Department of Revenue previously took the position that the…
  • Jun 6

    INCOME TAX EVASION - BELGIUM, COLUMBIA AND PORTUGAL JOIN THE FIGHT

    INCOME TAX EVASION - BELGIUM, COLUMBIA AND PORTUGAL JOIN THE FIGHT
    Maintaining an offshore bank account is not illegal, however, failing to report income and interest earned is tax evasion. Effective January 1, 2017, IRS Revenue Procedure 2017-31 added Belgium, Columbia and Portugal to the list of countries…
Rank this Week: 1089

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case

    Assumption of the Risk in Florida Personal Injury Case
    When someone is injured while engaging in an activity that they know to be dangerous, sometimes courts will prevent that person from holding other potentially negligent parties liable, based on the doctrine of assumption of the risk. In order…
  • May 10

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured

    Florida Teen Killed in Drunk Driving Accident, Four Others Injured
    Earlier this month, one Florida teen was killed and four others injured when they were struck by an allegedly drunk driver as they crossed the street after exiting the school bus. According to a local news report covering the tragic accident,…
  • Apr 12

    Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Expert Witness Creates Material Issue That Court Holds Must Be Resolved by a Jury

    Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Expert Witness Creates Material Issue That Court Holds Must Be Resolved by a Jury
    In many personal injury cases, the named defendant will try to get the case dismissed as early as possible in the process. Often, the earliest opportunity for a defendant to try for a dismissal is at the summary judgment stage. Summary…
Rank this Week: 1098

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 960

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 903

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge
    5/28/2017 When reporters asked Ariana Grande for comment as she disembarked in South Florida they were given no immediate comment. But the young Boca Raton pop star later tweeted through social media the following: “broken. from the…
  • Apr 27

    Florida Man Seeking Asylum Faced Deportation Due to Past Misdemeanor

    Florida Man Seeking Asylum Faced Deportation Due to Past Misdemeanor
    APRIL 27, 2017 Marco Aurelio Coello was tortured in Venezuela before he left that country to seek asylum in the United States. Coello is an activist who took part in a protest in 2014 in opposition to the regime of Nicolás Maduro when…
  • Mar 22

    Verdict Decided in South Florida Homicide of Former Cop by Ex-Wife

    Verdict Decided in South Florida Homicide of Former Cop by Ex-Wife
    This article is about the case of a Clearwater High School teacher named Cara Ryan who admitted to the shooting death of her ex-husband, John Rush, a retired Sergeant for the St. Petersburg Police Department. You can find the lead-in to this…
Rank this Week: 698

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Grife Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.bocaratonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    The Complex World of Medical Malpractice

    The Complex World of Medical Malpractice
    Florida has a very complex medical malpractice statutory scheme that an injured victim must follow in order to bring a case. Codified under chapter 766, the medical malpractice statutes require great skill to navigate. Amongst a host of other…
  • Apr 15

    Supreme Court Issues Victory for Plaintiffs and Treating Doctor

    Supreme Court Issues Victory for Plaintiffs and Treating Doctor
    In an exciting win for Florida personal injury plaintiffs and their physicians, the state’s Supreme Court issued a recent landmark decision in the case of Worley v. Central Florida Young Men’s Christian Ass’n, Inc. The main…
  • Dec 19

    Business and Homeowner Liability for Intoxicated Guest

    Business and Homeowner Liability for Intoxicated Guest
    As the holidays approach, many of us will be attending parties at restaurants and having parties at our homes. At most of these parties, alcoholic beverages will be served. So, what are the legal ramifications for a restaurant or homeowner if…
Rank this Week: 906