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The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

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

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • May 26

    How to Sell Repossessed Equipment

    How to Sell Repossessed Equipment
    You decide to sell some of your spare equipment. Because the buyer can’t afford to pay the full purchase price in a lump sum, you agree to accept a promissory note calling for monthly payments over a couple of years. You even go so…
  • May 19

    Drones in Construction

    Drones in Construction
      You had to know it would only be a matter of time before we would see drones flying over construction sites. After all, drones have quickly transitioned from being play things for the well-heeled to professional aircraft used by…
  • May 12

    Licensed to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Licensed to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]
    We can all see the signs of a healthier construction economy – more concrete trucks on the road, more houses being remodeled, and more customers at  neighborhood Home Depots. But with this surge in construction comes the inevitable…
Rank this Week: 1779

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 2132

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • May 25

    Modifying Parenting Plans in Florida

    Modifying Parenting Plans in Florida
    A parenting plan is an essential tool for co-parenting. The creation of a parenting plan is required in all cases where parents have time-sharing with minor children. The plan outlines each parent’s responsibilities to the child and…
  • May 21

    Name Changes for Children

    Name Changes for Children
    Parents may seek to change their children’s names for a variety of reasons, whether because of a parent’s divorce or marriage, or any other reason. Though name changes sometimes result from a parent’s changing relationship…
  • May 19

    Property Division in Military Divorce

    Property Division in Military Divorce
    Property settlements in Florida, both for military and non-military divorces, are based on equitable distribution. This does not necessarily mean equal distribution, but rather that a judge will consider a list of factors to determine how to…
Rank this Week: 2161

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Comments on Florida injury law in Spanish language. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
Rank this Week: 2624

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 25

    This Summer Make Pool Safety a Priority to Avoid Injurie

    This Summer Make Pool Safety a Priority to Avoid Injurie
    Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of the summer season even though the summer solstice is still a few weeks away. While summertime often evokes thoughts of casual relaxation, it is no time to let your guard down, particularly if…
  • May 11

    Dangers of Aggressive Driving to Be Covered in Drivers’ Training

    Dangers of Aggressive Driving to Be Covered in Drivers’ Training
    Aggressive driving takes on many forms. It can be exhibited by excessive speed, tailgating, failure to signal, unsafe lane changes, illegal passing, and other dangerous driving behaviors. Often aggressive driving starts out as a driver trying…
  • Apr 27

    Homeowners Should Assess the Risks before Installing a Trampoline on Their Property

    Homeowners Should Assess the Risks before Installing a Trampoline on Their Property
    Trampolines have long been a favorite form of fun and exercise for children and adults alike. Now with the warmer weather approaching and thoughts turning to outdoor activities, it might be tempting to add this activity to your own backyard.…
Rank this Week: 3387

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    What are Lesser Included Offenses?

    What are Lesser Included Offenses?
    Many criminal charges have less serious charges contained within them; often, a misdemeanor is contained within a felony. These less serious charges are known as lesser included offenses. A person may be charged with both the greater charge…
  • May 20

    Community Correction

    Community Correction
    In Florida, there are several alternatives to jail time available. Depending on the type of offense, an offender may be able to avoid incarceration by complying with certain conditions and restrictions. Probation Probation is court-ordered…
  • May 18

    Embezzlement in Florida

    Embezzlement in Florida
    A Brevard County School District employee was arrested recently for embezzling. Natalie Jean Jones, who was employed as a bookkeeper at a middle school, stole over $100,000 from Brevard Public Schools. She would make out legitimate checks to…
Rank this Week: 2160

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case
    When was the last time you received a Brady Notice?Many believe that prosecutors will start to take a different approach to disclosing Brady material as a result of the recent amendments to Rule 3.113. The courses are intended to teach…
  • May 8

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida
    What happens if your car did not actually come into contact with any other car involved in the crash? If you look in the rear view mirror and see a crash behind you are you required to stop and render aid? Can you be charged with "hit and…
  • Apr 14

    Florida 2015 Senate Bill 1298: Targets Uber and "Transportation Network Companies"

    Florida 2015 Senate Bill 1298: Targets Uber and "Transportation Network Companies"
    Uber works. I use it all the time. I do not use Uber instead of a Taxi. I just don't use a Taxi service because it is too slow, too inconvenient, and too expensive. So it is not that a Taxi service is losing my business to Uber. The Taxi…
Rank this Week: 4436

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • May 25

    How is income calculated for child support?

    How is income calculated for child support?
    Child Support in Florida family law cases is calculated based upon a formula established by our statutes. This formula considers, among other things, the income of both parents. Section 61.30 of the Florida Statutes defines income;…
  • May 22

    Dividing a Military Pension in Divorce

    Dividing a Military Pension in Divorce
    Members of the military and their spouses face unique challenges and opportunities in divorce. One of the chief questions many divorcing military spouses have is “How will military pension be divided?” If you are a member…
  • May 18

    Why should I file a paternity case as a Father?

    Why should I file a paternity case as a Father?
    In Florida, children born during a marriage are treated different than those children who are born to an unmarried couple. Children born during an intact marriage are presumed to be the biological children of both the Husband and the…
Rank this Week: 4761

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

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

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • May 25

    Can the IRS Abate Interest and Penalties That Have Already Been Paid?

    Can the IRS Abate Interest and Penalties That Have Already Been Paid?
    A taxpayer filed a late tax return, and paid with it interest and penalties based on the tax due. The taxpayer then filed a time-barred refund claim, providing that the tax amount due was overstated on the original return. It was too late for…
  • May 23

    Applicable Federal Rates–June 2015

    Applicable Federal Rates–June 2015
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  • May 19

    Supreme Court Mandates State Income Tax Credits, Pretty Much

    Supreme Court Mandates State Income Tax Credits, Pretty Much
    Maryland imposes income taxes on its residents. There is a state level income tax, and a county level tax. If a Maryland resident incurs income in other states and pays state income tax to those other states, there is a mechanism for the…
Rank this Week: 2458

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • May 25

    Tire Blow-Out Precedes Man’s Fall From Florida Bridge

    Tire Blow-Out Precedes Man’s Fall From Florida Bridge
    A 43-year-old man was lucky to be alive, let alone escape with only minor injuries, after he lost his balance on the Sunshine Skyway bridge while changing a tire, sending him plunging over a railway and down about 30 feet to the water below.…
  • May 19

    Social Media Posts Examined in Personal Injury Case

    Social Media Posts Examined in Personal Injury Case
    Car accident victims – those who are able and well enough to engage in social media after the accident – must be cautious about the things they post after the accident. In fact, it’s not a bad idea to go over some ground…
  • May 10

    UIM Policy for Pedestrians in Back-over Accident Offset by Driver’s Insurance

    UIM Policy for Pedestrians in Back-over Accident Offset by Driver’s Insurance
    A husband and wife out for a leisurely stroll in their neighborhood would never return home the same again. It was a summer day in Maryland in 2009. As they passed a residential driveway, a driver in his 20s backed out of the driveway without…
Rank this Week: 2951

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/
  • May 24

    Do Cybersex Sting Operations Constitute Entrapment? 

    Do Cybersex Sting Operations Constitute Entrapment? 
    That was the question posed by police officers and legal experts in Lubbock, Texas, where authorities have resorted more and more often to using sting operations to catch defendants in the act of soliciting minors. To cite just one…
  • May 19

    "National Day of Johns" Leads to Nearly 600 Arrest

    "National Day of Johns" Leads to Nearly 600 Arrest
    A nationwide sting operation involving law enforcement in 17 states ended a month-long investigation with the arrest of almost 600 individuals. Most of the defendants were taken into custody on solicitation charges after responding…
  • May 10

    Duval County Man Arrested for Soliciting a Minor

    Duval County Man Arrested for Soliciting a Minor
    Thomas Jones, dubbed "the face of evil" by police, was recently arrested at a Florida CVS store, where he allegedly believed he would rendezvous with a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet. In reality, the 43-year-old father had been…
Rank this Week: 1300

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
Rank this Week: 3294

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Florida Lawmakers Pass New Law to Protect Assisted Living Facility Patient

    Florida Lawmakers Pass New Law to Protect Assisted Living Facility Patient
    It’s been four years since a Miami Herald investigation revealed systemic problems leading to abuse, neglect and death of residents at some of the state’s more than 3,000 assisted living facilities, which serve approximately 86,00…
  • May 18

    Nursing Home Chain With Ties to Florida Sued for Neglect by New Mexico AG

    Nursing Home Chain With Ties to Florida Sued for Neglect by New Mexico AG
    The attorney general’s office in New Mexico has sued one of the country’s largest nursing home chains over allegations of inadequate resident care. The lawsuit asserts ultra-thin staffing levels made it a numeric impossibility for…
  • May 9

    Voorhees Road LLC et al. v. Mallard – Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

    Voorhees Road LLC et al. v. Mallard – Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement
    More and more, people are learning that nursing homes are exploiting elderly residents and their loved ones through the process of forced arbitration clauses. Basically, these agreements require residents or their loved ones to sign away…
Rank this Week: 4214

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 24

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?
    A recent trend in bankruptcy law is for trustees, the individuals responsible for collecting money for creditors, to go after tuition payments parents made to their children’s undergraduate institutions. As the trustees see it, the…
  • May 24

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order
    Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law Senate Bill 342, further clarifying the specifics of a “no contact order” and what types of communication it prohibits. No contact orders have long been used to protect victims…
  • Apr 27

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?
    Most parents who divorce or separate realize that one of them will likely be ordered to pay some amount of child support so long as the child is a minor. This is true regardless of whether the residential parent and the child continue to…
Rank this Week: 2431

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • May 24

    A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL OR ARCHITECT’S COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM…DON’T THINK SO…

    A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL OR ARCHITECT’S COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM…DON’T THINK SO…
    A design professional or architectural firm has an uphill battle proving a copyright infringement claim.   Why? Because it is hard…very hard…for a design firm to show that another’s design is substantially…
  • May 22

    USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES

    USING THE YARDSTICK TEST TO PROVE LOST PROFIT DAMAGES
    It’s all about proving your damages! One category of consequential damages that parties sometimes seek is lost profit damages. Lost profits, though, are one of the most difficult damages to prove. If a party is interested in pursuing…
  • May 16

    WALKING THAT MEASURED MILE TO PROVE AND CALCULATE LOST PRODUCTIVITY / INEFFICIENCY

    WALKING THAT MEASURED MILE TO PROVE AND CALCULATE LOST PRODUCTIVITY / INEFFICIENCY
    What is a lost productivity / inefficiency claim?  These are claims where a contractor claims it incurred increased labor (and, perhaps, equipment usage) because an event  (referred to as an impact) caused it to work inefficiently.…
Rank this Week: 2291

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/
  • May 23

    The Art of Seducing Lonely Men into Traveling to Meet a Minor

    The Art of Seducing Lonely Men into Traveling to Meet a Minor
    All the lonely people, where do they all come from?  All the lonely people, where do they all belong? There’s a certain art to getting people to do things that do not come naturally.    For example, American soldiers…
  • May 21

    A Question Can Be A Felony

    A Question Can Be A Felony
    Lawyers fight about words.  And, even if we agree on the words used, we often disagree about the legal consequences of those words.  Today’s case is an example of just such a dispute.  In Tulier v. State, the defendant…
  • May 5

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense
    There are more prescription drug arrests than ever before--primarily involving possession of oxycodone or hydrocodone. No, I don't have stats to back that up, but you can just hear me now and believe me later. While there are many…
Rank this Week: 2916

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • May 23

    Having a Couple of Marijuana plants in your Florida back yard just got easier

    Having a Couple of Marijuana plants in your Florida back yard just got easier
    Marijuana Grow Conviction Overturned - Knock and TalkHaving a couple of marijuana plants in your Florida back yard just got easier. A Marijuana grower in Pasco County, Florida's Spring Hill was cleared this week when cops ignored several…
  • Mar 15

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse
    'faint odor' of marijuana but found no marijuana"the officer lacked reasonable suspicion of criminal activity and probable cause to seize the evidence."Drug Crime Cop Gone WildOne of Polk county's finest, a deputy sheriff under the…
  • Feb 21

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS
    Trafficking 4 to 14 GramsMorphine, Opium,Oxycodone,Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone "shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years"If you have been charged with DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS…
Rank this Week: 5057

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    The Corrupt DUI Investigation of a New Port Richey Detective

    The Corrupt DUI Investigation of a New Port Richey Detective
    On Wednesday, I was combing through records for the one-and-only Intoxilyzer 8000 breathalyzer that belongs to the New Port Richey Police Department (NPRPD). The Serial Number of the breath test machine is 80-001064. As I was scrolling…
  • Apr 19

    Definition of “Business Purposes Only” Drivers License

    Definition of “Business Purposes Only” Drivers License
    Many of our clients ask us about the definition of the “Business Purposes Only” restriction placed on a Florida Driver License. The restriction can occur after a DUI arrest while the attorney is fighting the administrative…
  • Apr 8

    #UberOn in Hillsborough County, FL

    #UberOn in Hillsborough County, FL
    The Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission (PTC) recently filed a lawsuit against Uber, as well as some of its driver-partners. In response, Uber has promised to support its partners every step of the way. It has also promised…
Rank this Week: 4437

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/
  • May 22

    Near-Drowning of 4-year-old girl reported at Orlando, FL Resort

    Near-Drowning of 4-year-old girl reported at Orlando, FL Resort
    News sources have reported the near-drowning of a 4-year-old girl this week at the Bluegreen Vacations Fountains Resort in Orlando, Florida. The girl's family found her at the bottom of the resort's 6,000 square foot swimming pool. It is…
  • May 21

    Boston Based NCL Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Runs Aground

    Boston Based NCL Norwegian Dawn Cruise Ship Runs Aground
    How does a modern cruise ship run aground? That is what maritime investigators will be trying to sort out over the coming months in the case of Boston based Norwegian Dawn grounding on a charted reef off the Bermuda coast. The liner had…
  • May 18

    Girl Drowns in NCL Cruise Ship Pool

    Girl Drowns in NCL Cruise Ship Pool
    Tragedy has struck. It is being reported that a 10-year-girl has drown in one of the swimming pools aboard the NCL operated Norwegian Gem cruise ship. Coast Guard Spokesperson, Nate Littlejohn, stated the cruise ship was 75 miles off the…
Rank this Week: 2948

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers…

Southwest Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, PA.

http://www.southwestfloridainjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 2093

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on South Florida injury law. By Friedman, Rodman & Frank, P.A.

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2850

Full Cup of Justice

Full Cup of Justice

Covers injury law. By Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.floridaaccidentlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2220

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/
  • May 22

    Power of Attorney Not Authorized for Self Dealing

    Power of Attorney Not Authorized for Self Dealing
    A power of attorney is a legal document is a legal document delegating authority from one person to another.  Recently, the Supreme Court of South Dakota provided yet another example of how important the language contained within this…
  • May 19

    2015 Amendments to Florida Probate Code and Florida Trust Code

    2015 Amendments to Florida Probate Code and Florida Trust Code
    The Florida Probate Code and the Florida Trust Code govern the administration of estates and trusts under Florida law.  These codes establish the mechanisms and procedures for the collection and subsequent distribution of assets to the…
  • May 19

    Supreme Court Holds 401(k) Plan Trustees Have Ongoing Duty To Monitor

    Supreme Court Holds 401(k) Plan Trustees Have Ongoing Duty To Monitor
    All too often pension-plan participants (employees and retirees) are left in the dark about the fees and expenses associated with the mutual funds selected for their company’s plan, whether it is a 401(k) savings plan or otherwise.…
Rank this Week: 2283

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida motor vehicle accidents, personal injury laws and wrongful death claims. By Jason Turchin.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Law Firm Protects Privacy of Prior Client Against Walmart

    Law Firm Protects Privacy of Prior Client Against Walmart
    A former client of the Law Offices of Jason Turchin was injured years later in a slip and fall at WalMart. After he brought a lawsuit against the store, Walmart served a subpoena on the victim’s prior counsel to produce his entire file,…
  • Apr 22

    Killer Not Entitled To Receive Life Insurance Benefits By Reason Of Victim’s Death

    Killer Not Entitled To Receive Life Insurance Benefits By Reason Of Victim’s Death
    A recent jury verdict in South Florida found a man guilty of murdering his newlywed wife to collect a $1 million insurance policy. The focus of the case against Michel Escoto, 42, was the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of wife…
  • Apr 14

    2003 Honda Civic Airbag Rupture Victim Retains Airbag Attorney Jason Turchin

    2003 Honda Civic Airbag Rupture Victim Retains Airbag Attorney Jason Turchin
    In March 2015, a young man was driving his 2003 Honda Civic when he had a relatively minor, low impact car accident. Instantly, his Takata airbag deployed, sending shrapnel threw the airbag’s fabric and into the neck of the victim. The…
Rank this Week: 4865

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/
  • May 22

    Victims of Disease – Victims of Charity

    Victims of Disease – Victims of Charity
    Is There No Shame? Each of us acutely knows of the efforts undertaken over the last three decades to find a cure and to advance treatment for many types of cancer.  Most people well know of facts like cancer is the second leading cause…
  • May 15

    Train Derailment in Crescent City, FL

    Train Derailment in Crescent City, FL
    Avoidable Tragedy A few days ago, it was a Philadelphia train derailment that claimed (7) dead and over 130 injured. Since 1991, the railway industry led by CSX has been trying to assure the public that rail transportation is just fine. As,…
  • May 14

    Train Derailments and PTC

    Train Derailments and PTC
    Can Positive Train Control Help Prevent Another Train Accident? After most tragedies involving the loss of life and hundreds of injured people, we reflect on: what could have been done to avoid this? What safety measures were in place or…
Rank this Week: 4544

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 21

    Name Change In Florida: How Can I Change My Name?

    Name Change In Florida: How Can I Change My Name?
    Reasons for a name change can vary widely.  The reasons a for a name change could be as unique as snowflakes or fingerprints.  Sometimes a woman going through a divorce wants to change her name back to her maiden name, or someone…
  • May 14

    Child Custody: Can Child Choose Home After Divorce?

    Child Custody: Can Child Choose Home After Divorce?
    Can children choose what parent to live with after a divorce?  The short answer is probably “no”.  Most child custody lawyers would agree that custody and visitation are probably the most highly contested issues…
  • May 2

    Stepparent Adoption: Family Lawyers Good for More than Divorce

    Stepparent Adoption: Family Lawyers Good for More than Divorce
    I live life with the blessing of being fascinated by small, simple things.  I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about the new seedlings that have sprouted in my garden.  It’s a very warm and fuzzy feeling, but…
Rank this Week: 3922

Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • May 21

    Common Contractual Conditions to Cover Community Association

    Common Contractual Conditions to Cover Community Association
    ‘ As a community association attorney, I see many contracts come across my desk for review.  What concerns me are the number of contracts that do not.  You aren’t dealing with Vito Corleone and an irrefusable offer!…
  • Aug 26

    Abandonment Issue

    Abandonment Issue
    All that empty space and no right to use it…until now. A year ago I wrote an article titled “Is Your Association Down with OPP?”  discussing the pros and cons of renting out empty units without first taking title.…
  • May 12

    Wi Fi Oh My!

    Wi Fi Oh My!
    Providing a wireless internet connection in common areas has become commonplace in recent years.  Many associations leave their network open, without a password, so that residents may freely join the network and access the internet from…
Rank this Week: 3621

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3700

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4635

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • May 21

    The Insurance Benefits From Early Discovery Of Employee-Caused Losse

    The Insurance Benefits From Early Discovery Of Employee-Caused Losse
    Earlier this month, we posted about the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio’s decision that a credit union’s insurance policy was not invalid from the start because of its employee’s misrepresentations on…
  • May 14

    The Inbox – When Suits Break Bad

    The Inbox – When Suits Break Bad
    Federal prosecutors recently indicted David Colletti, a former VP of marketing with MillerCoors LLC, on charges relating to a scheme to embezzle $7 million from the beer brewing giant. Mr. Colletti, a thirty-year veteran of the company,…
  • May 13

    In Reversal of Fortune, Court of Appeals Finds Ambiguity in Executive’s General Release

    In Reversal of Fortune, Court of Appeals Finds Ambiguity in Executive’s General Release
    Last May, we covered a decision by a Michigan federal court that torpedoed Debourah Mattatall’s claims against her former employee, Transdermal Corporation.  Now, thanks to a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
Rank this Week: 2782

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    UPS Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

    UPS Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit
    According to the Department of Justice, United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) has agreed to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to the United States in connection with contracts to deliver packages for next day…
  • May 19

    Hospital Agrees to Settle Kickback Claim

    Hospital Agrees to Settle Kickback Claim
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced that Westchester County Health Care Corporation d/b/a Westchester Medical Center (“WMC”) has agreed to settle allegations first raised by a whistleblower that it violated the Anti-Kickback…
  • May 18

    PharMerica Will Pay $31.5 Million to Settle Qui Tam Suit

    PharMerica Will Pay $31.5 Million to Settle Qui Tam Suit
    The Department of Justice announced that PharMerica Corporation, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $31.5 million to settle allegations in a qui tam suit that PharMerica violated the Controlled Substances Act and the False Claims…
Rank this Week: 1982

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Gould Cooksey Fennell Blog

Covers estate planning, real property acquisition, personal injury, will disputes, commercial litigation, business and corporate law, and institutional lending.

http://gouldcooksey.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Association Lien Releases Two Witnesses Required On Lien Release

    Association Lien Releases Two Witnesses Required On Lien Release
    HB 7037 took effect on July 1, 2014.  It amended Florida Statute §§718.116 by adding a statutory form release of lien. Note that the general rule in Florida is that an instrument creating a lien on real property does NOT…
  • May 21

    GCF’s Sandra Rennick and Dillon Roberts assist in selling Russell Concrete, Inc.

    GCF’s Sandra Rennick and Dillon Roberts assist in selling Russell Concrete, Inc.
    In December, Sandra Rennick and Dillon Roberts assisted the Russell family in the sale of Russell Concrete, Inc. The sale included two plants, associated equipment, and approximately twenty-five acres of industrial real property. One of the…
  • May 21

    GCF’s Labor & Employment Team Successfully Represented The Indian River County School District

    GCF’s Labor & Employment Team Successfully Represented The Indian River County School District
    GCF’s Labor & Employment law team successfully represented the Indian River County School District in a teacher discipline case before the local school board.  The favorable result was appealed to the Fourth District Court of…
Rank this Week: 2205

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • May 20

    Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program

    Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program
    A recent class action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of homeowners in New York against Wells Fargo alleges that while the bank received $25 billion in government bailout funds it failed to make a good faith effort to help…
  • May 12

    CFPB, DOJ Show Renewed Interest in Pursuing “Redlining” Case

    CFPB, DOJ Show Renewed Interest in Pursuing “Redlining” Case
    Evidence is mounting that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are taking a renewed interest in investigating possible redlining—the practice of lenders charging certain groups more for…
  • Apr 27

    Quicken Loans Takes on the DOJ & HUD

    Quicken Loans Takes on the DOJ & HUD
    Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-backed mortgage lender, filed suit on Friday, April 17 in the United States District Court in Detroit against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)…
Rank this Week: 3242

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Law Group.

http://www.sarasotainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 20

    POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) COULD HAVE PREVENTED AMTRAK TRAGEDY

    POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) COULD HAVE PREVENTED AMTRAK TRAGEDY
    An Amtrak train derailment along the extremely busy “Northeast Corridor” killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. It has been reported that the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour when it went around a sharp…
  • May 13

    WOMAN SENTENCED TO 24 YEARS IN FATAL FLORIDA WRONG WAY DUI ACCIDENT

    WOMAN SENTENCED TO 24 YEARS IN FATAL FLORIDA WRONG WAY DUI ACCIDENT
    A woman convicted of DUI manslaughter has received a 24 year sentence for her crime. Just minutes before she crashed her vehicle into another vehicle killing two best friends, the 20 year old woman tweeted to her boyfriend, “2 Drunk 2…
  • May 8

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON REAR END ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

    SARASOTA AND BRADENTON REAR END ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS
    Rear-end collisions happen quite frequently in Florida. Many people assume that they can recover damages after being rear-ended in a motor vehicle accident. Often it is assumed that the rear driver was the sole cause of the accident. If the…
Rank this Week: 3750

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

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

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • May 20

    Construction Subcontractors: Three Tips to Help You Win More Job

    Construction Subcontractors: Three Tips to Help You Win More Job
    When you’re a subcontractor searching for work, knowing what general contractors look for in the people they hire will give you a major competitive edge. To improve your chances of winning more jobs, keep these three important tips in…
  • May 11

    Venue Clause in Florida Construction Contract

    Venue Clause in Florida Construction Contract
    Generally the terms of a construction contract are always upheld in court, as the parties both agreed to such terms. However, in Love’s Window & Door Installation, Inc. v. Acousti Engineering Co., Florida’s Fifth District…
  • May 11

    Proposed Florida Bill Limits Time Frame to Initiate a Claim for Construction Defect

    Proposed Florida Bill Limits Time Frame to Initiate a Claim for Construction Defect
    Florida House Bill 501 seeks to reduce the statute of repose from 10 years to 7 years for construction claims. HB 501 was introduced to the house in January 2015. If approved, HB 501 will take effect on July 1, 2015. This can vastly change…
Rank this Week: 2206

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you have determined it’s your only choice, it is important that you are prepared. There are many steps you can take to ensure the bankruptcy process is as easy and streamlined as possible. If…
  • May 10

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help
    If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, or you are upside-down on your mortgage, the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) might be able to help. HAMP is a government program that helps people who have increased expenses or…
  • May 6

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply
    Under both Tier 1 and Tier 2, homeowners must meet the following basic HAMP eligibility requirements. You must have taken out the loan before 2009 The property can have no more than 4 units You owe up to $729,750 on your primary residence or…
Rank this Week: 4021

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy

    Four Steps to Prepare for Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy is never an easy decision, but if you have determined it’s your only choice, it is important that you are prepared. There are many steps you can take to ensure the bankruptcy process is as easy and streamlined as possible. If…
  • May 10

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help

    Miami Real Estate: How HAMP Can Help
    If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, or you are upside-down on your mortgage, the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) might be able to help. HAMP is a government program that helps people who have increased expenses or…
  • May 6

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply

    HAMP Basic Eligibility Requirements and How To Apply
    Under both Tier 1 and Tier 2, homeowners must meet the following basic HAMP eligibility requirements. You must have taken out the loan before 2009 The property can have no more than 4 units You owe up to $729,750 on your primary residence or…
Rank this Week: 2629

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • May 20

    Workers’ Compensation Case May be Subject to Time Frame – Limith v. Lenox on the Lake

    Workers’ Compensation Case May be Subject to Time Frame – Limith v. Lenox on the Lake
    If you were injured at your workplace, you may be entitled to compensation for the harm you’ve suffered. Workers’ compensation cases can be complicated to navigate, and having the right attorney on your side can make all the…
  • May 20

    Hit and Run Standard in Florida

    Hit and Run Standard in Florida
    A recent Florida decision just made it more difficult to prove guilt in a hit and run case. Florida has a serious problem with hit and run accidents, which are those in which one of the drivers illegally leaves the scene of the crash without…
  • May 20

    Texting and Driving Laws in Florida

    Texting and Driving Laws in Florida
    Texting and driving is a huge problem in Florida and throughout the United States. Drivers who are distracted on their phones while driving often end up causing serious accidents. In an effort to combat this problem, Florida passed a law in…
Rank this Week: 2179

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: 2830

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: 3694

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Florida Auto Accident Blog

Contains legal information pertaining to auto accidents and injuries in Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.floridaautolawyers.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Warmer Weather Means Florida Pedestrians Should Be More Careful

    Warmer Weather Means Florida Pedestrians Should Be More Careful
    As summer approaches, more and more people will take advantage of the warmer weather, and will walk instead of drive. There will also be more people out enjoying outdoor events in Florida. From the Farmers’ Market to music festivals,…
  • May 19

    Florida Congressman Hopes to Ban Texting While Driving

    Florida Congressman Hopes to Ban Texting While Driving
    Florida Congressman Ted Deutch of Boca Raton is pushing for stricter texting while driving laws. He introduced a bill in the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, which would empower Florida and other states to enforce stricter…
  • May 19

    Pedestrian Killed on Florida Avenue

    Pedestrian Killed on Florida Avenue
    A woman was killed on Florida Avenue in Tampa last week, while walking in the outer/bicycle lane, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Authorities have said that the driver did not see the woman before hitting her. The woman was…
Rank this Week: 1812

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Too Poor To File For Bankruptcy?

    Too Poor To File For Bankruptcy?
    In the past, people who were struggling financially had the option of filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7. While this option still exists, the increased costs of filing for bankruptcy has effectively removed this option from truly poor…
  • May 4

    GM Won’t Face Lawsuits Because of 2009 Bankruptcy

    GM Won’t Face Lawsuits Because of 2009 Bankruptcy
    One unexpected result of the car manufacturer’s 2009 bankruptcy is that now they cannot be held responsible for the ignition malfunction in cars recalled in 2014. The company faced over 130 lawsuits for accidents and vehicle loss. A…
  • Apr 14

    Bankruptcy Fraud in Florida

    Bankruptcy Fraud in Florida
    Though filing bankruptcy comes with fear attached on many occasions after the fear often comes a sigh of relief.  Although a vast majority of bankruptcy cases are lawful and done for legitimate reasons, there are some cases that involve…
Rank this Week: 2605

Employee Benefits Law Report

Employee Benefits Law Report

Covers legal developments and trends affecting employee benefits. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employeebenefitslawreport.com
Rank this Week: 3997

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Prosecution of Flakka Possession Charges in Florida

    Prosecution of Flakka Possession Charges in Florida
    South Florida has again become the pinnacle for the harms associated with a new designer drug on the market named Flakka. The local newspapers and local nightly television news stations, throughout South Florida, are providing story after…
  • May 15

    Collateral Crime Evidence in Florida Criminal Case

    Collateral Crime Evidence in Florida Criminal Case
    Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure, like the Federal Rules, allow for the introduction of collateral crime evidence against the defendant at trial; “when it is relevant to prove a material fact at issue, including but not limited to…
  • May 7

    Witness and Police Testimony in Florida Sex Crime Case

    Witness and Police Testimony in Florida Sex Crime Case
    In Florida, a person can be convicted of Lewd or Lascivious molestation for just “touching” a person under the age of 16 if done so on the person’s breasts, genitals, buttocks or the clothing covering them. As a matter of…
Rank this Week: 4217

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Drowning of Young Girl Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Gem

    Drowning of Young Girl Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Gem
    More terrible news from the cruise line industry, this time the apparent drowning of a 10 year old girl aboard the Norwegian Gem as it sailed from New York to Florida and the Bahamas. The accident occurred as the ship was sailing off the…
  • May 12

    Cruise Ship Crew Member Question: Assault in the Genital Area, Do I Have a Case to Sue?

    Cruise Ship Crew Member Question: Assault in the Genital Area, Do I Have a Case to Sue?
    Cruise Lawyer Question: I Was Assaulted in the Genitals, Can You Help? This was a relatively unusual inquiry we received recently. A crew member who was working an even was struck in the ‘genital area’ by a passenger. In the…
  • May 12

    Cruise Lawyer Question: Was Traumatized on the Cruise Ship, Can You Help?

    Cruise Lawyer Question: Was Traumatized on the Cruise Ship, Can You Help?
    Cruise Lawyer Question: Was Traumatized on the Cruise Ship, Can You Help? This question came to use from a crew member who was being harassed by fellow crew members. Crew members work very hard to help the cruise lines run efficiently.…
Rank this Week: 2550