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Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 9

    Can Spouses File Bankruptcy Separately?

    Can Spouses File Bankruptcy Separately?
    If you and your spouse are contemplating filing for bankruptcy, you may wonder if you are required to file jointly. Married couples can, in fact, file separately. When filing for bankruptcy in Jacksonville, married couples have the following…
  • Jul 31

    What to Do When Only One Party Wants to Divorce

    What to Do When Only One Party Wants to Divorce
    Ending a marriage is a hard choice to make, and unfortunately, it is not always a mutual decision. When one party wants a divorce, and the other does not, it can be an incredibly frustrating situation. In Florida, only one spouse has to want…
  • Jul 14

    How is Child Support Calculated in Florida

    How is Child Support Calculated in Florida
    Child support can be a difficult and emotional issue to navigate. The main purpose of child support is to ensure that the needs of children of divorced parents are being met. If you’re going through a divorce you may be confused about…
Rank this Week: 3343

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Florida Condominium Law Blog

Covers condominium associations. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-condominium/
  • Aug 9

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part II

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part II
    On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part…
  • Aug 4

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part I

    2017 Legislative Update for Florida’s Community Association Laws: Part I
    On July 1st, the 2017 amendments to the Florida Statutes affecting community associations became effective.  The 2017 legislative amendments to the Condominium Act and Homeowners Association Act are substantial.  This post is Part I…
  • Aug 3

    Prohibitions Against “SLAPP” Suits: What Associations and Their Managers Need to Know

    Prohibitions Against “SLAPP” Suits: What Associations and Their Managers Need to Know
    Both the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act and the Condo Act contain prohibitions against so-called “SLAPP” suits; SLAPP stands for “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation”. The condominium anti-SLAPP…
Rank this Week: 1713

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Aug 8

    Losses on Cole Capital REITs ?

    Losses on Cole Capital REITs ?
    Brokerage firms nationwide sold a number real estate investment trusts (REITs) sponsored by Cole Capital, including: Cole Office and Industrial Cole Advisor Corporate Income Cole Advisor Retail Income REIT Cole Credit Property Trust Cole…
  • Aug 8

    Losses on Cole Office and Industrial REIT ?

    Losses on Cole Office and Industrial REIT ?
    If you have suffered losses on your investment in Cole Office & Industrial REIT, contact us to learn how you may be able to recover damages from the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. Brokers often fail to disclose the risks…
  • Aug 8

    Investigation of Capital Financial Services Brokers-Mark & Herminia Sitter-The Woodlands, TX

    Investigation of Capital Financial Services Brokers-Mark & Herminia Sitter-The Woodlands, TX
    August 2017- Boca Raton, FL We are investigating  Capital Financial Services stockbroker Mark Raymond Sitter of the Woodlands, TX, and  his wife Herminia C. Sitter, who until June 2017, was also a  broker with…
Rank this Week: 1489

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Aug 8

    ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN FLORIDA

    ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN FLORIDA
    I am often asked the question by people seeking a divorce, regarding annulment. In Florida divorce is the most common way to end a marriage. Annulment of marriage in Florida is a potential way to end a marital relationship with...
  • Jul 11

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!

    See A Dog or Child in A Hot Car in Florida, Here is What You Can Do!
    The Law in Florida - Dogs and Children in Hot Cars! What do you do if you see a dog in a hot car with the windows closed? When a dogs body temperature reaches 106 degrees, heat stroke can cause...
  • Apr 28

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?

    SHOULD FLORIDA ELIMINATE PIP (NO FAULT) INSURANCE?
    The Florida Legislature has taken a step towards scrapping a decades old law that supports the no-fault insurance system in the state and legislation to reform it is pending. The state Senate is also considering its own version of the...
Rank this Week: 3281

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Aug 8

    Injuries Caused by Seat Belts in Florida Car Accident

    Injuries Caused by Seat Belts in Florida Car Accident
    Seat belts are designed to protect people but sometimes they end up injuring the very people they are meant to protect. When seat belts are faulty, they can end up causing serious and long-term injuries. If you or someone you know has been…
  • Aug 8

    Fourth of July Can Mean Increased Chance of Auto Accidents in Florida

    Fourth of July Can Mean Increased Chance of Auto Accidents in Florida
    The Fourth of July can be a time of great fun with family and friends. People typically get together to barbecue, spend time with one another, and watch firework displays. The celebrations often require people to drive. Many families go on…
  • Aug 8

    Takata Airbag Recall is Largest in U.S. History

    Takata Airbag Recall is Largest in U.S. History
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 51 million cars were recalled in 2015, and over 25 percent of those recalled cars were never repaired. Defective car parts, such as airbags, can lead to serious and…
Rank this Week: 1460

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Aug 8

    Constructive Notice in a Florida Foreclosure – Archer v. US Bank

    Constructive Notice in a Florida Foreclosure – Archer v. US Bank
    Unfortunately in Florida, foreclosure lawsuits still fill the civil trial dockets and some homeowners are still fighting some of the same foreclosure issues that has plagued our real estate industry for years.  Fortunately, the appellate…
  • Jul 25

    2 Cases of Banks Failing to Honor Mortgage Modifications in Florida

    2 Cases of Banks Failing to Honor Mortgage Modifications in Florida
    Homeowners have been successful in enforcing mortgage modifications against foreclosing banks in Florida. Mortgages are Contracts Home mortgages, just like any other contract, can be changed (or modified) by the parties to the…
  • Jul 11

    What is Normal Wear and Tear Relating to a Tenant Security Deposit?

    What is Normal Wear and Tear Relating to a Tenant Security Deposit?
    Knowing whether or not damage is caused by “normal wear and tear” impacts how much money, if any, the landlord can deduct from the tenant’s security deposit.  Security Deposits When Renting A Home In Florida In Florida,…
Rank this Week: 3842

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Aug 8

    Class Acts: Stock Indices Bar Differential Voting Right

    Class Acts: Stock Indices Bar Differential Voting Right
    In late July, S&P Dow Jones and FTSE Russell announced that they were changing or proposing to change the standards that govern whether a company is included in their indices.  Although their approaches differ, the changes would…
  • Jul 25

    RIP XBRL?

    RIP XBRL?
    Some of you may remember Christopher Cox, who served as SEC Chair from 2005 to early 2009, when he was succeeded by Mary Schapiro.  His name doesn’t come up often, perhaps because his legacy was a weakened Commission tarnished by,…
  • Jul 12

    On the subject of effective disclosure…

    On the subject of effective disclosure…
    The young ones among you may not be familiar with Harvey Pitt, but he is an incredibly smart man and a gifted attorney who chaired the SEC some years back.  He made some political gaffes in that role, but that doesn’t diminish his…
Rank this Week: 3331

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: 3651

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 8

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Effective July 1, 2017, the Florida Legislature has amended Florida Statute 732.2035 dealing with property entering into the “elective estate.” The Legislature has added into the list of assets that make up the elective estate for…
  • Jul 26

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.
    As most of you know by now, a legally married surviving spouse has all sorts of valuable inheritance rights under Florida Law.  Often, the question of whether or not a decedent was validly married at the time of his or her death is the…
  • Apr 25

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?
    For some reason, Florida has had more than its fair share of interesting adoption questions. Remember the man that tried to adopt his girlfriend!  (Adoption Series Part 2, June 13, 2014.  Other prior blogs on adoption include: …
Rank this Week: 2676

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Aug 8

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Effective July 1, 2017, the Florida Legislature has amended Florida Statute 732.2035 dealing with property entering into the “elective estate.” The Legislature has added into the list of assets that make up the elective estate for…
  • Jul 26

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.

    Married or Not Married? That is the question.
    As most of you know by now, a legally married surviving spouse has all sorts of valuable inheritance rights under Florida Law.  Often, the question of whether or not a decedent was validly married at the time of his or her death is the…
  • Apr 25

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?

    Adoption Series Part Six: When does a trust beneficiary have legal standing to challenge an adoption?
    For some reason, Florida has had more than its fair share of interesting adoption questions. Remember the man that tried to adopt his girlfriend!  (Adoption Series Part 2, June 13, 2014.  Other prior blogs on adoption include: …
Rank this Week: 3759

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Aug 8

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4
    Did you know that there was a major change to Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes regarding Collaborative Family Law?  Are you confident that you can competently abide by Florida’s new Collaborative Law Rule of Professional Conduct…
  • Jul 25

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal
    The Honorable Edward C. LaRose has been elected Chief Judge of Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals.  The Second District hears appeals from most of the Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties.…
  • Jul 24

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce
    After you decide to divorce, the question of how you divorce can be one of the most consequential decisions you make. You have choices.  Many people hire a trial lawyer  and go the traditional litigation route to fight it out…
Rank this Week: 1693

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Aug 7

    Burglary, Florida Law and How Ron Chapman Can Help

    Burglary, Florida Law and How Ron Chapman Can Help
    Burglary   Burglary, Florida Laws. Burglary is when a person enters or remains in a dwelling or structure with the intent to commit a criminal offense inside or unlawful activity. Burglary is a felony and carries severe… The post…
  • Jul 18

    Bailing and Bonding and How Ron Chapman Can Help

    Bailing and Bonding and How Ron Chapman Can Help
    Bailing and Bonding   What should you know and expect about bonding and bailing if you or a loved one is arrested? Some criminal defendants are bailed out and some are bonded out.   Bailing … The post Bailing and Bonding…
  • Jun 15

    Asset Forfeiture and How Ron S. Chapman Can Help You

    Asset Forfeiture and How Ron S. Chapman Can Help You
    Asset Forfeiture   Asset forfeiture is a confiscation of assets by the state. It can be civil or criminal. It typically applies to alleged proceeds of crime. This can apply to terrorist activity, drug crimes, and other…
Rank this Week: 3295

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4605

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash
    Florida authorities said three teenagers – one 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds – stole a sport utility vehicle, sped away from officers and died in a fiery, violent crash early Sunday morning. The 4:30 a.m. crash happened in…
  • Aug 2

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach
    A suspected drug dealer was arrested while allegedly carrying 70 baggies of possible heroin, four grams of marijuana, six grams of cocaine, $4,000 in cash — and had kids ages 1, 2 and 5 in his back seat, according to police. The…
  • Jul 24

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft
    A former Polk County school principal was arrested Friday morning on allegations of fraud and theft. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has charged the 46-year-old former principal with 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts…
Rank this Week: 1012

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
  • Aug 7

    Jury Awards $4.4 Million To Chicago Anesthesiologist Defrauded By Business Associate

    Jury Awards $4.4 Million To Chicago Anesthesiologist Defrauded By Business Associate
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On June 9, 2017, a jury in Illinois awarded a Chicago-area anesthesiologist nearly $4.4 million. The jury unanimously agreed that his business…
  • Jul 14

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 31, 2017, Florida Governor, Rick Scott, signed into law House Bill 229 (Ch. 2017-41, Laws of Florida), which made changes to the…
  • Jul 10

    20 Tips Plus a Bonus for Physicians Negotiating Their Own Employment Contract

    20 Tips Plus a Bonus for Physicians Negotiating Their Own Employment Contract
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At The Health Law Firm, we often receive calls from physicians and health professionals about reviewing and negotiating contracts, preparing…
Rank this Week: 3315

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

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

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3400

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    P3s for Social Impact

    P3s for Social Impact
    Government agencies at all levels are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships (P3s) for the delivery of new public infrastructure.  However, the discussion often focuses exclusively on transportation infrastructure,…
  • Jul 21

    Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permit

    Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permit
    Governor Scott recently expanded the previously declared State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, allowing holders of permits and development orders an even greater opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise rights under the…
  • Jul 11

    Mexico’s Presence in Miami Is Here to Stay

    Mexico’s Presence in Miami Is Here to Stay
    The image of Mexicans in Florida is usually framed around the immigration debate raging in our country currently. But the Mexican influence and presence in Florida goes far beyond migrant workers picking crops in Homestead and elsewhere in…
Rank this Week: 3365

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3401

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 4

    Florida Laws on Swimming Pool Safety

    Florida Laws on Swimming Pool Safety
    Florida Laws on Swimming Pool Safety The Delray Beach Personal Injury Attorneys at the Law Offices of Aronberg, Aronberg & Green, Injury Law Firm would like you to be educated about Florida Laws for swimming pools. While swimming pools…
  • Jul 27

    Top Things To Know About Wellington Florida

    Top Things To Know About Wellington Florida
    Aronberg Law is proud to have an office location in, and also represent personal injury clients in Wellington, FL. The Village of Wellington is part of Palm Beach County in Florida and is called the Winter Equestrian Capital of the World. The…
  • Jul 11

    Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case

    Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case
    As our personal injury lawyers at Aronberg, Aronberg & Green know, in a typical auto accident case, one of the most difficult tasks is calculating damages. This article will answer the question, How do I evaluate damages in a personal…
Rank this Week: 2591

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
Rank this Week: 1420

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Aug 4

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida
    Most depictions of stepparents in the media present callous individuals who detest any children from the first marriage. This image of the cruel stepparent diminishes the many caring and healthy relationships shared between stepchildren and…
  • Aug 1

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce
    Having and raising a family while being an active member of the military is no easy task. Being away from one’s children and spouse during the long periods of deployment is hard because this parent misses out on a lot of childhood…
  • Jul 27

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse
    When someone starts contemplating divorce, a number of considerations must be factored into the final decision. For spouses who chose to pause their career in favor of raising children, the financial implications of divorce cannot be…
Rank this Week: 3347

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/
  • Aug 4

    Hazardous Refrigerators in Recreational Vehicle

    Hazardous Refrigerators in Recreational Vehicle
    Recreational Vehicles should be reasonably safe at this point in history. They are using well-tested, well-vetted components. Right? RV manufacturers and consumers probably thought so. No one had reason to suspect a component installed in…
  • Aug 3

    Public Education Under Attack in Florida

    Public Education Under Attack in Florida
    Imagine a world in which public education did not exist. A world in which children did not have schools to attend. A world in which the future generation could not obtain a diploma. It is hard to imagine such a world, as the public-school…
  • Jul 19

    The Trolley Dilemma and Autonomous Cars — Critical Decision

    The Trolley Dilemma and Autonomous Cars — Critical Decision
    Fleets of autonomous cars are navigating U.S. highways and byways every day. Once an unfathomable dream, as most technology has been throughout history, driverless vehicles with programmed minds of their own have arrived. The idea of…
Rank this Week: 4904

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Aug 4

    Stoned workers a conundrum for business owner

    Stoned workers a conundrum for business owner
    Have you had difficulty assembling qualified construction crews to handle all of your jobs because you can't find enough reasonably competent workers who can pass pre-employment or random drug screens? Or perhaps you're fed up with dealing…
  • Jul 21

    How do you find a reliable contractor?

    How do you find a reliable contractor?
    Who do you trust to work on your home when there are horror stories everywhere about remodeling projects gone wrong? Finding a good contractor takes a little patience and a bit of hard work. Start with these 3 steps:...
  • Jul 5

    Man sues contractor who allegedly faked his own death

    Man sues contractor who allegedly faked his own death
    A man who bought a home in Florida is suing a contractor he hired to update and repair that home. He says that the contractor, perhaps trying to avoid any fees, pretended to be dead. The man and his...
Rank this Week: 2473

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
  • Apr 6

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015
    Recent statistics from the Bureau of Administrative Review Officers shows that for all of the administrative suspensions invalidated in 2015, the hearing officers gave the following reasons listed in descending order by percentage: No .02…
Rank this Week: 4316

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    TAX REPORTING OF YOUR QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION

    TAX REPORTING OF YOUR QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION
    The ability to transfer up to $100,000 each year from your IRA to charity tax-free, have it count as your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and have it not included in your adjusted gross income is now a permanent part of federal tax law.…
  • Aug 2

    REASONS TO FUND YOUR REVOCABLE TRUST

    REASONS TO FUND YOUR REVOCABLE TRUST
    You have created a Revocable Trust (aka Revocable Living Trust) as a part of your estate plan and wonder what do you need to do next? The first, and most important thing, that you need to do is ensure that it is properly funded by…
  • Aug 1

    ESTATE PLANNING IS NOT JUST FOR THE OLD AND WEALTHY

    ESTATE PLANNING IS NOT JUST FOR THE OLD AND WEALTHY
    Is your child ready for college? While you may have purchased for them new clothing, linens, towels, etc. the question becomes whether they have executed an estate plan? Most families fail to recognize that once their child (young adult)…
Rank this Week: 1858

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Silver Law Group & The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A.

http://www.secwhistleblowerlawyers.net/
Rank this Week: 620

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    The Judge That Blew The Case

    The Judge That Blew The Case
    My client was facing a life sentence for burglary with an assault and armed robbery. She had been a prostitute most of her life, and had been labeled a “Habitual Violent Offender” by the prosecutors, based on her extensive…
  • Aug 3

    The Judge That Blew The Case

    The Judge That Blew The Case
    My client was facing a life sentence for burglary with an assault and armed robbery. She had been a prostitute most of her life, and had been labeled a “Habitual Violent Offender” by the prosecutors, based on her extensive…
  • May 31

    Why Some Legal Analysts Are Wrong About Tiger Wood’s DUI Case?

    Why Some Legal Analysts Are Wrong About Tiger Wood’s DUI Case?
    INTRODUCTION Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you now know that Tiger Woods was arrested for DUI (Driving Under The Influence) in South Florida this Memorial Day weekend. Many in the “court of public opinion” have…
Rank this Week: 1396

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Aug 2

    How “Expert” is Expert Testimony?

    How “Expert” is Expert Testimony?
    The Eye-Opener The legal system as we know it, places considerable emphasis on expert testimony. On a reasonable scale, there is no expectation that such testimony would be accurate at all times and in all instances. However, digging deep…
  • Feb 4

    Cultural Influence On Crime

    Cultural Influence On Crime
    One can take many different stances when asked to determine the causes of criminal activity. One area of research that has been gaining popularity views crime as a product of the culture or subculture to which one belongs, rather than…
  • Jan 28

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime
    Rational choice is a prominent theoretical model in many fields of research, though many criminologists continue to doubt its applicability as a general theory of crime. Much of this skepticism can be attributed to the over-simplification of…
Rank this Week: 1884

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    The Connection Between Expert Witness and Ineffective Assistance

    The Connection Between Expert Witness and Ineffective Assistance
    Effective Assistance One of the primary appeals of the United States of America and its Constitution is the protection of the fundamental rights of citizens. The Sixth Amendment guarantees certain fundamental rights of all citizens. A few of…
  • Jul 17

    Corrine Brown Guilty – Fraud & Tax Evasion

    Corrine Brown Guilty – Fraud & Tax Evasion
    Former US Rep. Corrine Brown faces years in prison after a Florida court found her guilty of diverting funds from a charity that were meant for helping poor students. There was no date set for her sentencing. The guilty verdict came after a…
  • Jun 20

    Why DNA is not Foolproof

    Why DNA is not Foolproof
    DNA Evidence To be fair, DNA evidence would go down in history as one the most influential technologies by the criminal justice system. However, its much-touted “infallibility” is falling like a pack of cards in the face of…
Rank this Week: 1896

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?
    Recently, memos have surfaced that the Trump administration is working to expand the use of Expedited Removal in an effort to become tougher on immigration enforcement. This is bad news for anyone in the United States who doesn’t carry…
  • Jul 17

    Tips to Protect You Or Your Loved Ones From Deportation

    Tips to Protect You Or Your Loved Ones From Deportation
    The government is deporting people at a record rate.  The current administration has said that it is focused on “bad hombres,” but people who have been here for many years with no criminal convictions are being targeted as…
  • Jul 13

    Is Sale or Delivery Of A Controlled Substance In Florida An Aggravated Felony For Immigration Purposes?

    Is Sale or Delivery Of A Controlled Substance In Florida An Aggravated Felony For Immigration Purposes?
    In a recent decision affecting Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that a conviction under Florida Statute §893.13(1)(a) for Sale or Delivery of a Controlled Substance is not necessarily an Aggravated Felony for…
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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/
  • Aug 1

    Air Bag Inflator Ruptures, Kills Holiday Woman

    Air Bag Inflator Ruptures, Kills Holiday Woman
    A Florida woman has died in a crash near Tampa from injuries that may have been caused by an exploding Takata air bag inflator. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the July 19 death in Holiday, which could be the 19th worldwide and…
  • Jul 20

    Southeastern States Collaborate to Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Crashe

    Southeastern States Collaborate to Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Crashe
    This week, the Florida Highway Patrol joins Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee to reduce serious bodily injury and fatal crashes on Florida’s roadways. The multi-state, multi–jurisdictional, highly visible initiative…
  • Jun 13

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Hudson Crash

    New Port Richey Man Killed in Hudson Crash
    A 28-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning during a crash in Hudson. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle collision happened shortly after 6am on State Road 52 at Alpine Parkway. The crash closed the eastbound lanes of…
Rank this Week: 3138

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Jul 31

    Supreme Court Clarifies Ruling on Trump’s Travel Ban

    Supreme Court Clarifies Ruling on Trump’s Travel Ban
    Shortly after his inauguration in January, President Trump signed an executive order that placed limits on the ability of nationals of seven majority Muslim counties to travel to the United States. Under this order — which quickly…
  • Jul 25

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Investment in a Franchise to Obtain the E-2 Visa

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Investment in a Franchise to Obtain the E-2 Visa
    E-2 investor visas are specific types of visas that permit foreign nationals to enter the United States to direct and develop a commercial enterprise in which they have invested a substantial amount of money or capital. There are numerous…
  • Jul 25

    Bipartisan DREAM Act May Provide Dreamers with a Path to Citizenship

    Bipartisan DREAM Act May Provide Dreamers with a Path to Citizenship
    Immigration has long been a hot topic in both political and legal news, particularly when it comes to programs that are designed to assist undocumented immigrants in obtaining legal status. Many of these programs are now under threat by the…
Rank this Week: 2029

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 31

    Auto Complaints Lead List of Top 10 Consumer Complaint

    Auto Complaints Lead List of Top 10 Consumer Complaint
    Auto complaints are the most frequent consumer complaint, for the second year in a row, according to a new report published by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) just a few days ago.  Many of the complaint they reported were…
  • Jul 26

    Car Dealer Yo-Yo: Financing Fraud and Bait-and-Switch Financing

    Car Dealer Yo-Yo: Financing Fraud and Bait-and-Switch Financing
    We receive many phone calls from consumers who complain about being scammed by their car dealer on their financing in what is called a car dealer yo-yo.  Generally, it works something like this:  You go to the car dealer and reach a…
  • Jun 27

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee

    Taras Rudnitsky Honored by Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee
    Taras Rudnitsky was honored last week at the Florida Bar annual convention for his 6 years of dedicated service volunteering on the Small Claims Rules Committee.  That Committee of the Florida Bar is responsible for recommending changes…
Rank this Week: 4881

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 31

    The Alter-Ego of a Corporation: Piercing the Corporate Veil

    The Alter-Ego of a Corporation: Piercing the Corporate Veil
    A corporation is a legal entity separate and distinct from its shareholders.  The corporate form generally shields shareholders from personal liability for the corporation’s debts. However, shareholders cannot incorporate to limit…
  • Jul 17

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary New

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary New
    Please see my latest update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, listing all the news on medical marijuana dispensaries and whether and how Florida cities and municipalities are embracing them or shunning them. __________ Dori K.…
  • Jul 12

    Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations?

    Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations?
    Please see my update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding whether Florida cities and municipalities can exert local control over the location of medical marijuana dispensaries. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner…
Rank this Week: 889

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

Tampa Abogado De Lesion

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

http://www.tampaabogadodelesion.com/
  • Jul 31

    Hombre Muerto en Choque Multivehicular la Noche del Jueves En El Condado de Manatee

    Hombre Muerto en Choque Multivehicular la Noche del Jueves En El Condado de Manatee
    Un hombre murió y varios otros resultaron lesionados en el Condado de Manatee luego de verse involucrados en un choque multivehicular poco después de las 8:30 p.m. el jueves. El accidente ocurrió en 14th Street West y…
  • Jul 24

    La Velocidad Pudo Haber Sido Factor en Choque de Motocicleta en St. Petersburg

    La Velocidad Pudo Haber Sido Factor en Choque de Motocicleta en St. Petersburg
    Un motociclista resultó lesionado en un choque con un vehículo y fue trasladado al hospital en las primeras horas de la mañana de este miércoles en St. Pete Beach. El choque ocurrió alrededor de las 7:30…
  • Jul 17

    Podador de Árboles de St. Petersburg Sobrevive A Choque Eléctrico

    Podador de Árboles de St. Petersburg Sobrevive A Choque Eléctrico
    Un podador de árboles de St. Petersburg tiene suerte de estar vivo tras recibir una descarga eléctrica de 7,200 voltios. En junio, el hombre estaba trabajando en una casa de 25th Avenue North cuando su pértiga tocó…
Rank this Week: 2501

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://news.injuryattorneyfla.com/
  • Jul 31

    Teenagers are victims in shipboard assault

    Teenagers are victims in shipboard assault
    Teenagers are victims in shipboard assaults Our Miami cruise ship injury attorneys see the peril of shipboard crimes such as sexual assault and the law’s inability to address these tragedies. These consequences are alarming for victims…
  • Jul 10

    NTSB calls for improved maritime communications and weather forecasting

    NTSB calls for improved maritime communications and weather forecasting
    Bad weather reports and communications cited in cargo ship sinking As Florida cruise ship attorneys, we review the causes of a cruise ship or maritime accident. The National Transportation Safety investigated the death of 33 crew members in…
  • Jun 27

    Maritime Injuries and Water-Based Activitie

    Maritime Injuries and Water-Based Activitie
    How to Avoiding Serious Injury During Water-Based Activities During the summer months, many people in the Miami area enjoy recreational water activities like boating, jet skis, water skiing, and wake boarding. While these kinds of activities…
Rank this Week: 3257

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
  • Jul 30

    Hombre de Kissimmee Acusado de 3 Cargos por Agresión Sexual

    Hombre de Kissimmee Acusado de 3 Cargos por Agresión Sexual
    Un hombre de Kissimmee acusado de agredir sexualmente a una niña ha sido arrestado, según la Oficina del Alguacil del Condado de Osceola. El sujeto fue arrestado el 15 de junio y acusado de tres cargos de agresión sexual…
  • Jul 23

    Profesor de la Universidad de Florida Arrestado Por Cargo de Acoso

    Profesor de la Universidad de Florida Arrestado Por Cargo de Acoso
    Un profesor de la Universidad de Florida ha sido arrestado por cargos de cíberacoso, según el reporte policial. El profesor de 45 años en la Escuela de Farmacia es acusado de acosar a una mujer que trabajaba para…
  • Jul 17

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler
    La buena noticia es que los delitos menores van a la baja en el Condado de Flager, pero la mala noticia es que los delitos violentos van a la alza en muchas categorías. Según el Reporte Uniforme de Delitos del Departamento de…
Rank this Week: 1899

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/
  • Jul 30

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister
    July 29, 2017 Dale Leary, of Cutler Bay had been married to his now ex-wife Claudia for more than 10 years when the couple decided to take in a high school exchange student from Spain. They employed CCI Greenheart, a Chicago-based nonprofit…
  • Jun 26

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida
    Road rage and guns can be a lethal combination here in South Florida. The frequency of these incidents has more than doubled since 2014. Florida and Texas which are states with the largest number of relaxed gun laws, and concealed carry…
  • May 28

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge
    5/28/2017 When reporters asked Ariana Grande for comment as she disembarked in South Florida they were given no immediate comment. But the young Boca Raton pop star later tweeted through social media the following: “broken. from the…
Rank this Week: 3302

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3116

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Discusses insurance news, cases, class actions, and bad faith insurance claims. By Liggio Benrubi.

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.

    Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.
    Let me begin by apologizing for the very long delay in blog posts…..I’m a busy, practicing Trial Lawyer, who occasionally blogs, and not a professional blogger who ghosts writes a blog…..  Still I’ll try to post…
  • Mar 20

    Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing

    Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing
    I posted about Reverse Mortgages two weeks ago. We received some excellent and helpful e-mails in response, as well as several comments here on the Legal Examiner. One of those comments suggests that our information is old and outdated.…
  • Feb 28

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing
    Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action.  She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite…
Rank this Week: 4085

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers real state law in Florida. By Jordan Pascale, P.L.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Partition Actions: A More Detailed Look

    Partition Actions: A More Detailed Look
    In a previous post, we established an over-arching general understanding of Partition Actions and their applications.  Now let’s investigate some of the details of common Partition Actions. As with every facet of the justice…
  • Jul 24

    Can a handshake be considered a binding contract in Florida?

    Can a handshake be considered a binding contract in Florida?
    Earlier this month, Florida Power and Light (FPL) was issued a stunning legal defeat when a $1.5 million dollar judgment was issued against the company for breaking a handshake agreement for the purchase of real estate.  A Palm Beach…
  • Jul 8

    CMBS – Commercial Loan Maturity: The “Wall of Maturities” – Status Update

    CMBS – Commercial Loan Maturity: The “Wall of Maturities” – Status Update
    By:  Alejandro E. Jordan, Esq. According to reporting by Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC, commercial real estate mortgage borrowers with maturing loans paid them off at a slower rate as of May 2017.  Peter Grant of the Wall Street…
Rank this Week: 2318

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Ride of Your Life.

    Ride of Your Life.
    When people decide to get on one of the many rides that amusement parks, carnivals, and local fairs have to offer, their first thoughts are generally those of excitement and anticipation.  Even with movies like Final Destination 3, most…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Is A Doctor’s Mistake Worth?

    How Much Is A Doctor’s Mistake Worth?
    Everyone makes mistakes, even doctors. Unfortunately, however, when a doctor makes a mistake, the damage is often irrevocable. While no amount of money can completely erase any damages caused by these mistakes, money is usually the only…
  • Apr 4

    Distracted Behind the Wheel

    Distracted Behind the Wheel
    Traffic deaths are on the rise and for the first time in a decade, car accident fatalities in the United States have exceeded 40,000 in a year.  The most  obvious culprits are drivers who are text while behind the wheel, and…
Rank this Week: 3064

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 28

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them
    During the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-2009 millions of Americans lost their homes, jobs and life savings. As regular Americans suffered, the federal government spent arguably in excess of a trillion taxpayer dollars propping up…
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America
    It is not possible to find a single major media outlet that simply reports accurate facts without either subtle or overt effort to give a political story a “spin” that matches an editorial agenda whether it is liberal or…
  • May 15

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
Rank this Week: 2443

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    AFL Player’s Workers’ Compensation Claim is Sacked by 1st DCA

    AFL Player’s Workers’ Compensation Claim is Sacked by 1st DCA
    Guest post by Summer Associate Kristen Schalter Football players took another hit in Tallahassee (pun intended) – this time in the workers’ compensation arena in the recent decision in Arena Football League v. Bishop, 2017 WL…
  • May 10

    HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Here’s to 25 Years!

    HR Law & Solutions Seminar: Here’s to 25 Years!
    Can you believe it’s been two months since we hosted the 25th Anniversary HR Law & Solutions seminar? Where does the time go?! Thank you so much to the nearly 400 people who attended – it was a record-breaking day! As usual,…
  • Apr 18

    Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    Guest post by Michael McCabe, Esquire It has now been almost one year since the Florida Supreme Court, in Castellanos v. Next Door Co., held that statutory fee limitations on what an injured worker’s attorney could be paid were…
Rank this Week: 2762

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

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

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…
    Just because your idea seems simple does not mean it does not have the power to disrupt an entire industry. I come across inventors regularly who tell me they were too embarrassed or afraid to see a patent attorney because they felt their…
  • Jun 26

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List
    If you are an American inventor or entrepreneur with a new idea, you cannot help but relate to the long, exhilarating, and yet sometimes painful journey of creating something new. Follow along and discover the secrets behind doggedly pursuing…
  • Mar 21

    Inventor Success Story: Video Interview With Founder of Versifloat

    Inventor Success Story: Video Interview With Founder of Versifloat
    Versifloat founder and inventor, Gerard D’Offay came up with his idea in 2006 before seeking out my help to protect his intellectual property : “I sought out Prof. John Rizvi to help me patent my inflatable docking system. As I…
Rank this Week: 2183