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Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Dec 16

    Letting Minors Have Alcohol This New Years? Think Twice.

    Letting Minors Have Alcohol This New Years? Think Twice.
    During the holiday season, it’s easy to get swept up in the merriment and excitement of parties and get-togethers and decide that it’s okay to visiting youngsters have a drink or two. This is especially true during New…
  • Dec 10

    Holiday Party Accident: Is Your Workplace to Blame?

    Holiday Party Accident: Is Your Workplace to Blame?
    As the year draws to a close and the promise of upcoming vacations has everyone in a good mood, it’s a perfect time to throw a company party. Holiday parties celebrate a year of hard work and successes, while encouraging bonding and…
  • Dec 2

    Holiday Driving Puts Pedestrians in Greater Danger

    Holiday Driving Puts Pedestrians in Greater Danger
    Santa Claus isn’t the only person who comes to town every holiday season. You can also expect a flood of intoxicated drivers, harried shoppers, and tourists unfamiliar with local roads rushing into town. Holidays make for an especially…
Rank this Week: 2412

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1502

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/
Rank this Week: 242

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip # 751: Listen to Your Lawyer

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip # 751: Listen to Your Lawyer
    Whether you've hired a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, or you've had one appointed to you by the court, it is always a good idea to listen to the advice of your criminal defense lawyer. I've been a Jacksonville criminal defense...
  • Dec 7

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990
    Non-violent drug offenders in Jacksonville and throughout Florida are being sentenced to much higher prison terms than before. I've witnessed this first hand as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. According to a recent study cited by…
  • Dec 7

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990

    Florida Drug Crime Sentences Increase Nearly 200% Since 1990
    Non-violent drug offenders in Jacksonville and throughout Florida are being sentenced to much higher prison terms than before. I've witnessed this first hand as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. According to a recent study cited by…
Rank this Week: 1208

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: 2563

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court: Notice of Removal Requires Only A Short and Plain Statement Regarding the Basis for Jurisdiction

    Supreme Court: Notice of Removal Requires Only A Short and Plain Statement Regarding the Basis for Jurisdiction
    In Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens, a divided United States Supreme Court answered one question regarding the evidence needed to sustain a removal to federal court. The question was stated by the Court as follows:To assert the…
  • Nov 26

    Fourth District Sanctions Counsel For Failing To Confess Error on Appeal

    Fourth District Sanctions Counsel For Failing To Confess Error on Appeal
    In Lieberman v. Lieberman (4D14-509), the Fourth District again explained what should be obvious: you have an obligation to concede error if controlling caselaw requires a reversal. In this case that did not happen. The court first discussed…
  • Nov 19

    Certiorari Requires Irreparable Harm

    Certiorari Requires Irreparable Harm
    In Stockinger, et al v. Zeilberger, et al (3D14-550), the Third District dismissed a petition for writ of certiorari for lack of jurisdiction. The court stated explained the requirements for certiorari jurisdiction as follows:To invoke this…
Rank this Week: 706

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: 592

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Fla. Supreme Court Rules Against Secret Recordings by Victim

    Fla. Supreme Court Rules Against Secret Recordings by Victim
    Our criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert recognize the importance of the Florida Supreme Court's ruling that secret recordings -- in particular, even those captured by alleged victims of a crime -- are not…
  • Nov 28

    Florida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Record

    Florida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Record
    According to Judge Jay Blitzman, "if you believe in second chances . . . you have to believe in expungement." Our Palm Beach and Broward County juvenile criminal defense lawyers couldn't agree more. If someone makes a mistake during their…
  • Nov 25

    Lessons from the Grand Jury's Decision

    Lessons from the Grand Jury's Decision
    Monday night's announcement that the Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri had failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson has sparked confusion throughout much of the legal community as well as protests throughout the United States. Our Palm Beach and…
Rank this Week: 4473

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida
    This past summer, a Broward County judge ruled to strike down Florida’s same-sex marriage ban by issuing a decision to allow two women (legally married outside of Florida) to divorce within our state. This decision meant that Florida…
  • Dec 2

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle
    Just because you are not married to the mother of your child does not mean that you do not wish to play a role in your child’s life. Unfortunately, in order to legally gain parental rights, you must take certain steps under the law in…
  • Nov 25

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce
    Divorce is an emotionally difficult process for many people. As you approach the holiday season, the pain and flux of divorce is often magnified exponentially. The following are some tips for separated or divorcing individuals to get through…
Rank this Week: 4623

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Dec 15

    Dangerous Toys of the 2014 Holiday Season

    Dangerous Toys of the 2014 Holiday Season
    Every year around this time, people make lists – and check them twice – and head off to toy stores (or on to their websites) in search of special gifts for the holiday season. Gift giving is a wonderful practice …The post…
  • Dec 4

    Aronberg & Aronberg – Voted 2014 Best of Delray Beach by Forum Publishing Group!!!

    Aronberg & Aronberg – Voted 2014 Best of Delray Beach by Forum Publishing Group!!!
    For all of us at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg, the excitement of the holiday season comes with the pride of announcing that our Delray Beach based personal injury law firm has yet again been named as “best …The post…
  • Nov 21

    David T. Aronberg Named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo!

    David T. Aronberg Named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo!
    Partner David T. Aronberg has been named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo, which uses an internal rating system to evaluate attorneys all over the country. Based on Avvo’s assessment, David has been given a rating of 9.9, one of…
Rank this Week: 3236

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/
  • Dec 15

    What to Do When You have a Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident

    What to Do When You have a Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Accident
    Cruise ship slip and fall injuries occur with regularity. These accidents occur so often that cruise lines have investigation procedures in place designed to gather evidence and information in a way to help them should they be sued. The…
  • Dec 12

    Oceania Cruise Ship Claims Three Live

    Oceania Cruise Ship Claims Three Live
    An engine room fire aboard the Insignia--a cruise ship belonging to Norwegian Cruise Lines' subsidiary, Oceania Cruises--claimed three lives yesterday morning. A total of five individuals were caught in the blaze, specifically, three…
  • Nov 30

    Rescue Mission Ends for Missing Princess Cruise Passenger

    Rescue Mission Ends for Missing Princess Cruise Passenger
    Austrian authorities call off a search for an elderly man who fell off and went missing from the Princess cruise ship Sun Princess. CCTV footage retained by the cruise line shows an 84-year-old passenger falling of the liner into the water…
Rank this Week: 717

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2971

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    I Agree With Obama

    I Agree With Obama
    Who out there watches TV these days? It's not very chic to admit to watching much TV, as such activities would take away from more "important" activities. I have friends that check their phone non-stop, take it everywhere--yet boldly…
  • Nov 30

    Can the Police Break Down My Door?

    Can the Police Break Down My Door?
    What happens when you agree to "free consultations?" Well, you get lots of interesting questions. I should parley these free consultations into some sort of stand-up routine, but these consultations are confidential so I'll go one more day…
  • Nov 26

    The Government Cannot Knock on any Front Door They Choose

    The Government Cannot Knock on any Front Door They Choose
    I grew up in a great neighborhood, full of kids who liked to play kickball and soccer. Now, when you combine balls and kids, you end up with broken windows, and having to jump fences to retrieve a stray ball. The problem is, some neighbors…
Rank this Week: 4748

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Florida Police Patrol Car Gets into Accident with SUV

    Florida Police Patrol Car Gets into Accident with SUV
    Early last week, a Florida State Trooper was involved in a car accident with another vehicle causing injuries. According to a local news report, an SUV was driving on Del Rio Boulevard, with the state trooper following. As traffic…
  • Dec 11

    Three-Vehicle Crash in Bradenton Kills Two

    Three-Vehicle Crash in Bradenton Kills Two
    Late last month, two Bradenton residents were killed after a three-vehicle crash near County Road 675. According to a local news report, a Chevrolet was heading west on 675 approaching an intersection as two cars traveling east were also…
  • Dec 4

    Young Man at Blake Medical Center Following Crash

    Young Man at Blake Medical Center Following Crash
    A car accident occurred in Sarasota early last week, and as a result a 21-year-old man is in critical condition. According to a report by one Florida newspaper, the man was driving on Tuttle Avenue at approximately 12:45 in the…
Rank this Week: 2354

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Wrong Way Driving Accidents Major Problem in Tampa Bay Area

    Wrong Way Driving Accidents Major Problem in Tampa Bay Area
    The number of wrong way driving accidents has been on the rise in Tampa, and this alarming trend continued on Thursday when four instances of wrong-way drivers on Bay area roads were reported, including one that resulted in a fatal crash.…
  • Dec 10

    Two Separate Wrong-Way Drivers Arrested for DUI in Tampa

    Two Separate Wrong-Way Drivers Arrested for DUI in Tampa
    Two wrong-way drivers were arrested on Friday after officials said the drivers were operating their vehicles under the influence of alcohol. According to reports, a 41-year-old Miramar man was driving a 2005 Acura traveling eastbound in the…
  • Dec 8

    Man Charged in DUI Crash that Killed Motorcyclist in Haines City

    Man Charged in DUI Crash that Killed Motorcyclist in Haines City
    A 37-year-old Kissimmee man has been arrested for DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in an October collision that killed a motorcyclist in Haines City. According to Polk County deputies, FDLE blood analysis showed that the man arrested…
Rank this Week: 1596

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Woman Suffering from Back Injuries – Best Sex Position

    Woman Suffering from Back Injuries – Best Sex Position
    I try to read medical abstracts related to the world of personal-injury. I will then occasionally blog about the one’s I find interesting and would be interesting to other personal-injury lawyers or those who are injured themselves.…
  • Nov 26

    Most Common Florida Medical Error

    Most Common Florida Medical Error
    Most Common Florida Medical ErrorsMedical professionals and institutions should invoke feeling of trust. You are, after all, often putting your life in their hands. Unfortunately, the system is fallible and mistakes happen. The consequences…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping Safe As “Snowbirds” Make Their Way To Florida

    Keeping Safe As “Snowbirds” Make Their Way To Florida
    As “Snowbirds” begin to make their way across country seeking warmer climates, the risk of accidents is heightened. What starts as an adventure can end in disaster. Here are some tips to help you stay safe on your way to Florida…
Rank this Week: 3373

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Dec 12

    Florida’s Medical Negligence Damages Cap

    Florida’s Medical Negligence Damages Cap
    Like a number of other states across the U.S., Florida has a cap on medical negligence damages that can be awarded to a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case. Simply put, this means there is a maximum amount of financial compensation that a…
  • Dec 12

    Cruise Companies May be Liable for their Agent’s Negligence

    Cruise Companies May be Liable for their Agent’s Negligence
    Every year, a number of Florida residents go on cruises. Fortunately, most cruise ship passengers come back home safely and have had a positive experience. In some cases, however, passengers are injured. If you or a loved one has been injured…
  • Dec 12

    Employer that Fails to Abide by Florida Workers’ Compensation Requirements is Liable for Employee’s Medical Expense

    Employer that Fails to Abide by Florida Workers’ Compensation Requirements is Liable for Employee’s Medical Expense
    Unfortunately, workplace injuries happen every day in the state of Florida and throughout the United States. If you have been harmed on the job, you should seek the help of an experienced Miami personal injury attorney who can examine the…
Rank this Week: 1524

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

Covers appellate opinions and practice in Florida and elsewhere. By Jennifer R. Dixon.

http://www.flaappellatecounsel.com/
  • Dec 12

    Orange County Sanctioned for Frivolous Appeal

    Orange County Sanctioned for Frivolous Appeal
    In a scathing opinion issued on December 12, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeal took Orange County and its attorney to task for its appeal of an order awarding attorneys fees in connection with the County’s violation of…
  • Dec 8

    SCOTUS Denies BP’s Appeal of Gulf Spill Settlement

    SCOTUS Denies BP’s Appeal of Gulf Spill Settlement
    On December 8, 2014, the Supreme Court denied a petition for writ certiorari filed by BP Exploration & Production. Through its petition, BP sought to set aside a settlement agreement it reached with parties to a class action lawsuit over…
  • Oct 29

    Interesting Glimpse Into Florida’s 5th DCA

    Interesting Glimpse Into Florida’s 5th DCA
    This article was recently published by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. It’s always fascinating to get an insider’s behind-the-scenes view of the courthouse.
Rank this Week: 3650

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Dec 12

    A closer look at the legal timeframes governing condo defect case

    A closer look at the legal timeframes governing condo defect case
    Last time, our blog started discussing how condominium law is an extremely intricate subset of real estate law complete with various legal remedies for parties victimized by construction defects, and complex statutes of limitations that must…
  • Nov 26

    Condo defect cases require skill, experience and tenacity

    Condo defect cases require skill, experience and tenacity
    When a person makes the momentous decision to buy a condominium here in Florida, they naturally look start to feel excited about all the benefits that come with their purchase. For instance, they may look forward to being within walking...
  • Nov 13

    What are construction defects? - II

    What are construction defects? - II
    In a previous post, we discussed how devastating it can be for both commercial developers and homeowners to see their investment of time, money and energy into a building project thwarted by serious construction defects that compromise its…
Rank this Week: 3017

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
  • Dec 12

    Lyons Case Illustrates Florida Homestead Peculiaritie

    Lyons Case Illustrates Florida Homestead Peculiaritie
    I’ve long preached that conveying Florida homestead is tricky given the peculiarities of Florida law. A recent court case out of the 4th District Court of Appeal in Florida illustrates this point. So I thought that I would share it with…
  • Dec 5

    When to Throw it Out

    When to Throw it Out
    My eldest daughter is in college, my second is on her way this next fall and my youngest is a freshman in high school. All of my children have grown up in the house that we built about twelve years ago, and the closets and our garage are…
  • Nov 29

    Does Money Buy Happiness?

    Does Money Buy Happiness?
    Three weeks ago I finished my first full Ironman triathlon competition. I’ve finished plenty of half-Ironmans, Olympic and Sprint distance triathlons before, but never the full – until now. I turned fifty years of age this year,…
Rank this Week: 1463

Legally Speaking With The Law…

Legally Speaking With The Law Office of Keith R. Taylor

Covers legal issues and current events of interest to residents of Citrus County.

http://www.citruscountylawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Estate Planning for the Retiree: Six Questions You Should Ask Yourself

    Estate Planning for the Retiree: Six Questions You Should Ask Yourself
    Congratulations, you're retired! While you're beginning this new chapter of your life, here are six questions you should ask yourself about your estate plan:1. Do you have a Will? If you've never executed a Last Will and Testament, now is the…
  • Nov 7

    Thanksgiving "Giving Back" Giveaway

    Thanksgiving "Giving Back" Giveaway
    This Thanksgiving, The Law Office of Keith Taylor wants to give back to our community, and we want your help! Enter our Thanksgiving "Giving Back" Giveaway by liking and following our Facebook page, and liking our post announcing this…
  • Oct 28

    Homeowners: Make sure Halloween doesn't turn into a fright!

    Homeowners: Make sure Halloween doesn't turn into a fright!
    All of us at the Law Office of Keith Taylorwish you a safe and fun Halloween! At Halloween time children parade around in adorable costumes and delight at the drop of a piece of candy into their bucket.  Families carve…
Rank this Week: 3300

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2152

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: 1110

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1938

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Dec 11

    Pasco Woman Killed by SUV While Trying to Help Injured Motorcyclist

    Pasco Woman Killed by SUV While Trying to Help Injured Motorcyclist
    A New Port Richey woman was assisting a motorcyclist that was injured in a crash when she was struck and killed by an SUV in Holiday, according to troopers. The Florida Highway Patrol believes that the 66-year-old woman was struck by a…
  • Dec 1

    What You Need to Know About the Insurance Companies Following a Motorcycle Crash

    What You Need to Know About the Insurance Companies Following a Motorcycle Crash
    The insurance company is most likely how you will get paid for your motorcycle accident injuries. Because of this, it is important to understand how insurance companies work so that you can figure out what motivates them to make fair…
  • Nov 25

    Prevent a Thanksgiving Car Accident

    Prevent a Thanksgiving Car Accident
    Thanksgiving is a holiday to celebrate with friends and family that serves as a reminder of what we are thankful for this year. With that said, there will be millions of Americans hitting the roads this week to be with their loved ones. This…
Rank this Week: 3732

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Dec 11

    Revisions to North Carolina and Gun Trust Transfers and Machine Gun Update Under the NFA

    Revisions to North Carolina and Gun Trust Transfers and Machine Gun Update Under the NFA
    North Carolina NFA Trust and Gun Trust Update: In Dec 2014, a Gun Trust transfer of a Machine Gun was rejected by the ATF when it stated "In Accordance with NC General Statute 14-409. Please remember that your Form 4...
  • Nov 26

    Black Friday NFA Gun Trust Specials Save up to 50% for a limited time

    Black Friday NFA Gun Trust Specials Save up to 50% for a limited time
    For those of you who have been thinking about starting your Gun Trust we have put together a very special offer with the Gun Trust Lawyer® to offer Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials on the Base, Advanced, and Professional...
  • Nov 21

    Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressor

    Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressor
    Unlike most states which have changed the laws, In Florida you can hunt with Suppressors starting today. This morning the following announcement was sent out by Marion Hammer the Executive Director of the SSF and past president of the NRA...
Rank this Week: 1015

Student Loan Law Blog

Student Loan Law Blog

Covers federal student loan debt.

http://www.thefloridastudentloanattorney.com/floridastudentloans/
Rank this Week: 2670

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Florida Drug Case Thrown Out Where Police Stop Suspect for Driving Too Slowly on Highway

    Florida Drug Case Thrown Out Where Police Stop Suspect for Driving Too Slowly on Highway
    In Florida, a lot of drug arrests stem from simple traffic stops. One way for a criminal defense attorney to attack such a case would be to challenge the legality of the initial stop. While this may be difficult when a police officer is…
  • Dec 8

    it is a Felony to Bring Drugs or Contrband into a Florida Jail but State Must Prove Knowledge

    it is a Felony to Bring Drugs or Contrband into a Florida Jail but State Must Prove Knowledge
    In Florida, it is a felony for a person to bring contraband into the jail. Many of these cases involve a person who is arrested with drugs on them and do not want to tell the police officer the drugs are there. The police officer does not…
  • Dec 5

    What Does a Grand Jury Do, and How Does It Do It?

    What Does a Grand Jury Do, and How Does It Do It?
    There has been a lot of publicity about grand juries due to the recent decisions involving police officers and homicides where the grand juries have decided not to move forward with indictments. Along with the publicity, there has been a lot…
Rank this Week: 1038

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Dec 10

    Qualified Personal Residence Trusts in Florida (QPRT)

    Qualified Personal Residence Trusts in Florida (QPRT)
    A qualified personal residence trust (QPRT) is an estate planning technique that can help reduce the size of the client’s taxable estate for estate tax purposes.  The technique was far more popular when the estate tax…
  • Dec 10

    Homestead Rights Waived By Deed Boilerplate Language

    Homestead Rights Waived By Deed Boilerplate Language
    In the most recent Florida homestead case, the appellate court rules that boilerplate language in a deed operates as a waiver of the spouse's homestead rights.
  • Dec 9

    How To Contest Life Insurance Beneficiary

    How To Contest Life Insurance Beneficiary
    It is possible to contest the beneficiary of a life insurance policy after the death of the insured in a variety of situations.  Here are some ways in which the beneficiary can be challenged.
Rank this Week: 1496

Maritime & Cruise Ship Accident…

Maritime & 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/
  • Dec 10

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger

    “Flags of Convenience” are a Dangerous Loophole for Cruise Passenger
    When you take a cruise, you may or may not notice the flag flying on the top of the ship. If you look, you’ll notice the flag usually isn’t an American one. And if you listen to cruise commercials you may hear the words…
  • Dec 3

    Employees Injured at Sea Have Different Rights Than Those Injured on Land

    Employees Injured at Sea Have Different Rights Than Those Injured on Land
    We speak a lot on this blog about injuries to cruise line passengers, and injuries that happen on leisure cruise ships. But injuries can also happen to employees at sea also. Employees can be those on a large cruise line, but they may also…
  • Nov 19

    Yet Another Cruise Norovirus Outbreak Reminds Us Of Inherit Cruise Risk

    Yet Another Cruise Norovirus Outbreak Reminds Us Of Inherit Cruise Risk
    Well, it’s happened again. Although we seem to be told repeatedly by the cruise industry that norovirus outbreaks are sporadic and preventative measures are improving, in seems that once again, a cruise ship and its passengers have…
Rank this Week: 3724

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3435

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/
  • Dec 10

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing
    When police responded to a 911 call made by an agitated North Miami woman whose husband was murdered while playing with the couple’s 20 month old son the previous month, they found the bullet riddled body of Ilam Nissim who had been…
  • Nov 26

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case
    Fred Topous Jr. is a registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in 1999 to the charge of assault with intent to penetrate a thirteen year old minor female who just happened to be his boss’s daughter. He can easily be labelled a career…
  • Nov 11

    Collateral Monetary Damage in South Florida from Home Depot Security Breach

    Collateral Monetary Damage in South Florida from Home Depot Security Breach
    These days it seems that with far too much frequency there is continually breaking news about another retailer with online outlets being victimized by a security breach. The latest of these high tech break-ins was successfully aimed at Home…
Rank this Week: 3775

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Are Increasingly Large Cruise Ship Designs Safe for Passengers?

    Are Increasingly Large Cruise Ship Designs Safe for Passengers?
    As cruise ship injury lawyers who have been representing injured passengers and crew for  over 25 years, the staff at Waks and Barnett, P.A. keep up to date with industry news and information as it may impact the…
  • Dec 9

    Passenger With Heart Attack Like Symptoms Medevaced From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

    Passenger With Heart Attack Like Symptoms Medevaced From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
    Coast Guard picks up passenger Over the weekend, a passenger who was experiencing ‘heart attack like’ symptoms was air lifted from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Vision of the Seas, while in Tampa Bay, Florida. According to…
  • Dec 8

    Do Your Lawyers Handle Cruise Ship ‘Slip and Fall’ Cases?

    Do Your Lawyers Handle Cruise Ship ‘Slip and Fall’ Cases?
    A common question we’re asked – does your law firm handle cruise ship ‘slip and fall’ cases? Yes. In fact, the majority of cases that we handle for injured clients can be considered ‘slip and fall’ cases,…
Rank this Week: 3773

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Dramis.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    SOME TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE FIGHTING REGULATIONS AIMED AT REDUCING FATIGUED TRUCK DRIVING

    SOME TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE FIGHTING REGULATIONS AIMED AT REDUCING FATIGUED TRUCK DRIVING
    Truck drivers are required by law to take a half hour break during the first eight hours of a shift. This provision which is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) went into effect in July 2013. Some oversized and…
  • Dec 5

    SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS IN SARASOTA AND BRADENTON

    SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS IN SARASOTA AND BRADENTON
    Many parents worry about the safety of school buses. Studies have shown that school buses are one of the safest ways to transport children to school. School buses reduce the number of cars on the road which relieves traffic congestion and…
  • Dec 1

    TRAGIC MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT CLAIMS THE LIFE OF BRADENTON SECRETARY

    TRAGIC MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT CLAIMS THE LIFE OF BRADENTON SECRETARY
    A tragic motorcycle accident that occurred on November 22, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Florida has taken the life of a Bradenton woman who worked as a secretary at Jesse Miller Elementary School. Linda Guess had worked at the school for the past…
Rank this Week: 3635

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Dec 9

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Prevailing Against Discover Bank

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Prevailing Against Discover Bank
    Plaintiff: Discover Bank Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Zakheim & LaVrar, P.A. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Flynn LaVrar, Esq. and Richard Battaglino, Esq.. Case Outcome: Debt Collection Lawsuit Dismissed Our client was sued in a debt…
  • Dec 8

    Auto Fraud: Beware of Common Dealer Scam

    Auto Fraud: Beware of Common Dealer Scam
    We have often represented clients who had become victims of auto fraud by local dealers.  In many cases, we are able to obtain a satisfying outcome for our client, including a refund of money taken by the…
  • Dec 7

    Debt Settlement Companies Penalized for Illegal Tactic

    Debt Settlement Companies Penalized for Illegal Tactic
    Just a few days ago, the federal government’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it was taking enforcement action against several debt several settlement companies.  The debt settlement company was Premier…
Rank this Week: 57

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Dec 9

    Can A Cop In Okaloosa County Search My Car or House If He Says He Smells Marijuana?

    Can A Cop In Okaloosa County Search My Car or House If He Says He Smells Marijuana?
    Police Searching Car In Okaloosa County After Smelling Marijuana Under Florida Law, if the police officer, based on his/her training and experience, smells what they believe to be the odor of marijuana or cannabis, they have probable cause to…
  • Dec 3

    Arrest For Possesion Of A Deadly Weapon In Okloosa County

    Arrest For Possesion Of A Deadly Weapon In Okloosa County
    Florida Statute §790.01(13) defines a deadly weapon as any instrument that could potentially cause death or great bodily harm when used in its intended capacity. Any weapon whose sole purpose is to inflict great bodily harm is generally…
  • Dec 1

    What Are The Penalties For Trafficking Or Possession Of Prescription Painkillers In Okaloosa County?

    What Are The Penalties For Trafficking Or Possession Of Prescription Painkillers In Okaloosa County?
    People from all walks of life use prescription medications. There are many different names of painkillers and they serve a useful purpose, even though they are subject to overuse and abuse. The problem with Florida is that our legislature has…
Rank this Week: 2612

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting banking, finance and loan enforcement in Florida. By Rogers Towers, PA.

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Florida Deficiency Proceedings: Costs Recoverable Following Foreclosure

    Florida Deficiency Proceedings: Costs Recoverable Following Foreclosure
    Authored by Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly and Janet C. Owens and Scott J. Kennelly of Rogers TowersFollowing a foreclosure sale, a lender may seek to obtain a deficiency judgment against the borrower and guarantors for the difference…
  • Dec 2

    Garnishment in Florida: Serving Writs of Garnishment on Third Party Bank Account

    Garnishment in Florida: Serving Writs of Garnishment on Third Party Bank Account
    Authored by Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Gruss and Edward L. Kelly and Karl R. Gruss of Rogers TowersIn a previous article, we provided an overview of the basic procedures judgment creditors must follow when serving writs of garnishment on…
  • Nov 21

    Operation Choke Point

    Operation Choke Point
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersAs part of a coordinated, multi-agency initiative known as “Operation Choke Point,” the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has warned financial institutions that they might be…
Rank this Week: 3766

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1396

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Dec 8

    Construction Contracts: Five Things Owners Need to Know Before they Sign

    Construction Contracts: Five Things Owners Need to Know Before they Sign
    If you need to hire a contractor to build a new office building, condo or other structure, it is important to ensure you have the right contracts in place.  It can be difficult to get everything done properly because most people…
  • Nov 6

    Florida Construction Law Attorney

    Florida Construction Law Attorney
    If you are having problems with a contractor, sub contractor, homeowner or supplier and considering hiring a Florida construction law attorney you should not participate in the process alone. Florida construction law and procedures are quite…
  • Nov 4

    FILING A FRAUDULENT LIEN IN FLORIDA

    FILING A FRAUDULENT LIEN IN FLORIDA
    Florida Construction lien law contains many notice and deadline requirements and failure to comply with the requirements of Florida Statute Sect. 713. Unfortunately, a common occurrence among contractors is the attempt to inflate a claim of…
Rank this Week: 2669

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    We like to highlight community agencies that are doing great work in our midst.  The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence is one of them.   They maintain a long list of 42 certified local agencies statewide;  they…
  • Dec 3

    What Responsible Finds Prenuptial Agreements Taboo?

    What Responsible Finds Prenuptial Agreements Taboo?
    Marrying couples are long overdue for removing the stigma associated with prenuptial agreements. When will we stop regarding this critical legal aspect of marriage as merely ‘taboo’ and start recognizing it for what it really is…
  • Dec 2

    50/50 Parenting Can Put Parents Ahead of Their Kid

    50/50 Parenting Can Put Parents Ahead of Their Kid
    Whether you’ve been tuned into things or not, there’s currently a heated national debate taking place regarding child custody. The November 2014 election cycle saw states like North Dakota vote on equal parenting time, a cause…
Rank this Week: 3776

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    FIU Cross-Examination Seminar

    FIU Cross-Examination Seminar
    On Friday, December 12, 2014, I will be teaching a seminar on cross-examination at the FIU Law School. The seminar has been organized by H.T. Smith and Scott Fingerhut. I have attached the materials I drafted for the seminar.
  • Dec 5

    Carr & Emory

    Carr & Emory
    I recently was a judge in the UM moot court competition. While walking down the corridor to the faculty lounge I noticed a the class picture of the first graduating class in 1929 and was jolted to see a very young Henry R. Carr. His…
  • Nov 18

    Ted Olson

    Ted Olson
    This past Sunday (11/16/14), I had the privilege of introducing Ted Olson for the first lecture panel at this year's Miami Book Fair. Ted and his wife Lady, along with two of the plaintiffs, Chris Perry and Sandy Stier, were on the panel. The…
Rank this Week: 1660

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1575

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/
  • Dec 5

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie

    FINRA Increases Arbitrator Pay- Passes Costs to Partie
    According to Regulatory Notice 14-49 (“RN 14-49”) issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), FINRA is increasing the pay for arbitrators assigned to hear FINRA cases and passing the costs of the…
  • Nov 20

    Former Florida Broker Permanently Barred for Alleged Theft

    Former Florida Broker Permanently Barred for Alleged Theft
    According to his BrokerCheck Report, Jeffrey Brian Grove of Melbourne, Florida has been permanently barred from the financial services industry by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).   According to…
  • Oct 16

    SEC Approves Rule to Help Non-Traded REIT Investor

    SEC Approves Rule to Help Non-Traded REIT Investor
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (“FINRA”) proposed revisions to NASD Rule 2340 regarding per share estimated valuations of unlisted REITs held by…
Rank this Week: 379

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law issues.

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Dec 5

    FRAUD ALERT: LATEST SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS

    FRAUD ALERT: LATEST SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS
    Unfortunately, older Americans as a group are prime victims for con artists due to their stable financial situation, trusting nature, and declining cognitive and/or sensory abilities. Although we have written about scams targeting seniors in…
  • Nov 28

    GIVE THANKS NOW AND LATER BY LEAVING A LEGACY

    GIVE THANKS NOW AND LATER BY LEAVING A LEGACY
    It’s that time of year again: The holiday season is in full swing. Hopefully you are planning to spend some time with those you hold most dear. As you prepare your home or pack your bags, we encourage you to consider not only what and…
  • Nov 14

    FLORIDA HOMESTEAD LAW VS. DIVORCE SETTLEMENT: WHICH WINS?

    FLORIDA HOMESTEAD LAW VS. DIVORCE SETTLEMENT: WHICH WINS?
    As our faithful readers (and workshop attendees) may recall, Florida homestead law is meant to protect a person’s primary residence from creditors, but its quirks can cause major problems, particularly for a blended family. A recent…
Rank this Week: 3523

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Dec 5

    FRAUD ALERT: LATEST SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS

    FRAUD ALERT: LATEST SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS
    Unfortunately, older Americans as a group are prime victims for con artists due to their stable financial situation, trusting nature, and declining cognitive and/or sensory abilities. Although we have written about scams targeting seniors in…
  • Nov 28

    GIVE THANKS NOW AND LATER BY LEAVING A LEGACY

    GIVE THANKS NOW AND LATER BY LEAVING A LEGACY
    It’s that time of year again: The holiday season is in full swing. Hopefully you are planning to spend some time with those you hold most dear. As you prepare your home or pack your bags, we encourage you to consider not only what and…
  • Nov 14

    FLORIDA HOMESTEAD LAW VS. DIVORCE SETTLEMENT: WHICH WINS?

    FLORIDA HOMESTEAD LAW VS. DIVORCE SETTLEMENT: WHICH WINS?
    As our faithful readers (and workshop attendees) may recall, Florida homestead law is meant to protect a person’s primary residence from creditors, but its quirks can cause major problems, particularly for a blended family. A recent…
Rank this Week: 1578