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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: 1405

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1355

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/
  • Apr 15

    The Smarter Sentencing Act - Tell Congress We Want Smarter Sentencing!

    The Smarter Sentencing Act - Tell Congress We Want Smarter Sentencing!
    One of the benefits of belonging to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is getting updates on their efforts to encourage Congress to make better laws.NACDL uses congressional district working periods as opportunities…
  • Apr 4

    What is DLAP? Drive Legal Again Program in Hillsborough County, FL

    What is DLAP? Drive Legal Again Program in Hillsborough County, FL
    The State Attorney's Office in Hillsborough County is using a new type of misdemeanor diversion program for anyone charged with a first or second criminal traffic citation for the offense of either:no valid driver’s license;…
  • Mar 10

    Tampa Police Department is Impounding Vehicles and Imposing $500 Civil Penalty under Tampa Code Section 14-30

    Tampa Police Department is Impounding Vehicles and Imposing $500 Civil Penalty under Tampa Code Section 14-30
    Forfeiture is a corrupting cash cow for the Tampa Police Department. By taking a person's vehicle and then charging them hundreds of dollars in towing and storing charges the Tampa Police Department is leaving families in financial ruin.Then…
Rank this Week: 1354

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Police Test "Live Google Earth" Tool for Monitoring Possible Crime

    Police Test "Live Google Earth" Tool for Monitoring Possible Crime
    There is a very fine line between advanced, technology-enabled methods of surveillance and infringement on the right of Americans to not undergo unreasonable search and seizure, a right guaranteed by the 4th Amendment to the U.S.…
  • Apr 14

    Youth Pastor Found "Not Guilty" in Child Molestation Case

    Youth Pastor Found "Not Guilty" in Child Molestation Case
    It's the type of case that our South Florida criminal defense attorneys are certainly familiar with: a pastor is arrested and charged with the crime of child molestation. In recent years, these types of stories have filled newspapers,…
  • Apr 9

    Miami Cop Implicated in Cocaine Conspiracy

    Miami Cop Implicated in Cocaine Conspiracy
    Our South Florida criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that law enforcement officers are given the responsibility to enforce the law and to arrest those who don't abide by it; they are not expected to…
Rank this Week: 1316

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    General Motors Ignition Defects Reported to Cause Critical Injury And Death

    General Motors Ignition Defects Reported to Cause Critical Injury And Death
    This week, national and international media was reporting that the ignition switches in many models of General Motors (G.M.) vehicles have unexpectedly shut off, thereby locked steering columns, disabled airbags and caused accidents. The new…
  • Mar 28

    ULTRA Ticket Winner Announced!

    ULTRA Ticket Winner Announced!
    ULTRA TICKET WINNER Lacretia Charlton, a/k/a “Maraj” is a long-time client of Santucci Priore, P.L., signer, songwriter and performer. Ms. Charlton is a mother of one lovely girl and is the owner and founder of Jus Hip Hop dance…
  • Mar 18

    ULTRA Music Festival Ticket Giveaway

    ULTRA Music Festival Ticket Giveaway
    The law firm of Santucci Priore, P.L., which represents the owners, operators and licensors of the Ultra Music Festival, is giving away TWO (2) THREE (3)-DAY PASSES to the Ultra Music Festival in Miami for March 28, 29 and 30th to benefit…
Rank this Week: 1313

Florida Probate Litigation…

Florida Probate Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers contested wills, estate planning, and trusts. By Robert C. Adamski.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyers.com/
  • Mar 29

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship

    Actor's death exemplifies the importance of guardianship
    Paul Walker's death was a shock to the actor's family, friends and his fans. Although unexpected, it appeared that the actor had thought about his own mortality, because he died with an estate plan in place. Walker left his...
  • Mar 27

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation

    Undue influence can often lead to financial exploitation
    Financial exploitation is a serious problem for Florida's seniors, but many people are surprised to learn that it's not just strangers that swindle seniors out of their hard-earned money. A senior's friends or relatives may be the cause of...
  • Mar 21

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage

    Florida suit seeks to protect surviving spouse in gay marriage
    Eight couples in Florida recently filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming that Florida's ban on gay marriage violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution. The couples, each living in Florida, but married in another state that…
Rank this Week: 1330

South Florida Injury Law Blog

South Florida Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, and defective products. By Anidjar & Levine, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider

    State High Court Says Florida Man Liable for Drinking Buddy's Injuries - Dorsey v. Reider
    It was all the way back in December 2012 that we blogged about the strange case of Dorsey v. Reider, a legal proceeding that stemmed from a drunken fight outside of a Florida bar. In that post, we noted that the state's Third District Court…
  • Mar 18

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival

    Res Ipsa Loquitur and Florida Cruise Injury Cases - Gandhi v. Carnival
    Res ipsa loquitur is a well-established legal doctrine that can come in handy for plaintiffs in a wide variety of injury cases, including those related to accidents at sea. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida explains…
  • Mar 11

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige

    Florida Parents Not Liable for Son's Thanksgiving Murder Spree - Knight v. Merhige
    Just because a person fails to do something that may clearly be the right thing, doesn't mean he or she is legally responsible for the results. Rather, negligence law operates under what some may find a strange principle: it's only negligent…
Rank this Week: 1368

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law and divorce issues. By Anne E. Raduns.

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 13

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage
    The importance of asking questions cannot be underestimated in life, especially when the questions are asked prior to undergoing divorce proceedings. Florida residents who prepare themselves by performing the necessary research prior to…
  • Feb 26

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody
    Divorces are difficult on the spouses, but it can be even worse if there are children involved. The decision of which Florida parent has custody of the child can lead to bitterness and can be emotionally trying on the child....
  • Feb 20

    Tips for a smoother Florida divorce transition

    Tips for a smoother Florida divorce transition
    Going through the process of a separation can be difficult for both parties. The proceedings may go decidedly smoother if an individual is prepared mentally and has all of the appropriate paperwork from the very beginning. Florida residents…
Rank this Week: 1343

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Focuses on capital punishment in America.

http://www.swartzlenamon.com/deathpenaltyblog
Rank this Week: 1350

Powell & Espat Blog

Powell & Espat Blog

Covers legal rights and important information for consumers regarding the legal system and our jury system in America.

http://mattlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Dog Inbreeding: Is It a Cause of Dog Attacks?

    Dog Inbreeding: Is It a Cause of Dog Attacks?
    What is the relationship between dog attacks and dog inbreeding? This practice is called into question in a recent article. Continue reading →
  • Apr 16

    5 Reasons Your Cooling System Might Fail

    5 Reasons Your Cooling System Might Fail
    Summer road trips can be FUN! Take care of your vehicle with proper maintenance and service to ensure a safe, comfortable, and successful trip. Continue reading →
  • Apr 14

    Bus Safety: Teaching Kids to Save Their Own Live

    Bus Safety: Teaching Kids to Save Their Own Live
    The school bus collision recently in the news can serve as a reminder of the importance of safety drills and exit plans when on the road. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1491

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1442

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Martin County Hit-and-Run Suspect was Texting While Driving when he Struck Motorcyclist

    Martin County Hit-and-Run Suspect was Texting While Driving when he Struck Motorcyclist
    A hit-and-run crash in Stuart on Monday that left a motorcyclist hospitalized is the result of a texting driver, according to police. The suspect, a 29-year-old man, was texting while driving when he struck the motorcyclist and fled the…
  • Apr 15

    Florida Amusement Park Injury Attorney :: Top 10 Most Dangerous Amusement Park Ride

    Florida Amusement Park Injury Attorney :: Top 10 Most Dangerous Amusement Park Ride
    Every year, more than 300 million people visit amusement parks throughout the United States. There are more than 400 theme parks in the U.S., and combined these parks take 1.7 billion rides. While most amusement park visitors have an…
  • Apr 7

    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Distracted driving is a widespread problem throughout the United States. According to the official U.S. government website for distracted driving – www.distraction.gov, 3,328 people alone were killed in distracted driving auto accidents…
Rank this Week: 1539

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie
    A new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has weighed in on the country’s health by county and has concluded that some surprising things that could affect health. …
  • Apr 10

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie
    Patients with spinal cord injuries in Homestead and across Florida have more hope now than ever before, thanks to new research. Typically, patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury in a traffic collision in Homestead or through another…
  • Apr 8

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital
    Recent investigative reports by the Tampa Bay Times and I-Team found that trauma patients found that some state hospitals charge very high fees to trauma patients. Attorneys and Rep. Greg Steube of the State House agree that more needs to be…
Rank this Week: 1589

In Black And White

In Black And White

Provides strategies for growing your legal practice. By Paula Black.

http://www.inblackandwhiteblog.com
  • Mar 25

    3 Ways to Maximize Your Time and Produce More Results.

    3 Ways to Maximize Your Time and Produce More Results.
    We never have enough time. There is no disputing the fact that there are only 24 hours in a day. So instead of wishing for more time our focus should be on how to maximize our time. Forbes contributor… The Muse has written an…
  • Mar 18

    One Sure-Fire Way To Predict When Something Will Go Terribly Wrong

    One Sure-Fire Way To Predict When Something Will Go Terribly Wrong
    Do you want a sure-fire way to predict when something is going to go terribly wrong? I do. There is a way but it’s not a crystal ball or Ouija board. The answer is in Forbes contributor Paul B. Brown’s article… The One Sign…
  • Mar 11

    8 Questions to Help You Bring Your “A” Game to Business Development

    8 Questions to Help You Bring Your “A” Game to Business Development
    Are you in a rut? Are you just going through the motions of your business development? Are you not seeing results? Are you overwhelmed and going in too many directions? Maybe it’s time to take a closer look! At the end of EVERY week…
Rank this Week: 1554

Complex I.P. Blog

Complex I.P. Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Kain & Associates.

http://www.complexip.com/
Rank this Week: 1547

The Airbag Blog

The Airbag Blog

Focuses on airbag defects, recalls, litigation and technology. By Taras Rudnitzsky.

http://www.theairbagblog.com
  • May 19

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie
    A recent report on NBC News highlights differences in airbags and other important safety features in cars sold in other countries.  The reports specifically discussed the cars currently being sold in Brazil, and their (lack of) certain…
  • May 19

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie

    Differences in Airbags and Safety Features in Cars from Other Countrie
    A recent report on NBC News highlights differences in airbags and other important safety features in cars sold in other countries.  The reports specifically discussed the cars currently being sold in Brazil, and their (lack of) certain…
  • May 16

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect

    Honda Recalls Half-Million Vehicles for Air Bag Safety Defect
    Honda is recalling 561,422 model year 2001-2003 Honda Civic, model year 2002-2003 Honda CR-V, and model year 2002 Honda Odyssey vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal…
Rank this Week: 1533

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
  • Jul 3

    How to Start Estate Planning Conversations with Your Aging Parent

    How to Start Estate Planning Conversations with Your Aging Parent
    There are several aspects of estate planning in Florida that are less than fun, and that means that a lot of people choose to put the process off indefinitely.  There’s the need to gather a lot of documentation together, pay for an estate…
  • Jul 3

    How to Start Estate Planning Conversations with Your Aging Parent

    How to Start Estate Planning Conversations with Your Aging Parent
    There are several aspects of estate planning in Florida that are less than fun, and that means that a lot of people choose to put the process off indefinitely.  There’s the need to gather a lot of documentation together, pay for an…
  • May 29

    10 Costly Application Mistakes that Delay VA Improved Pension with Aid and Attendance Approval

    10 Costly Application Mistakes that Delay VA Improved Pension with Aid and Attendance Approval
      As easy as it may appear on first sight through their online portal, applying for VA Aid and Attendance is not easy as sending the online form.  Here are mistakes that will cost you when completing your application.     Costly…
Rank this Week: 1545

Abstract Appeal

Abstract Appeal

Covers Florida Law and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. By Matt Conigliaro.

http://www.abstractappeal.com/
  • Aug 12

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional

    Health Care Litigation: The Eleventh Circuit Agrees The Mandate Is Unconstitutional
    This decision will attract a great deal of attention. It should. Today, the Eleventh Circuit held that the individual insurance mandate contained in the massive 2010 health care legislation violates the federal constitution because Congress…
  • Jul 8

    People Say I’m Lazy…

    People Say I’m Lazy…
    Dreaming my life away. Well they give me all kinds of advice… You know the rest. Lennon had been spending time raising a family in New York. My story is a little different.
  • Feb 21

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory

    Hey Legislature: That MedMal Immunity Is Illusory
    This decision from the Fourth District examined section 768.135, the title of which references immunity for volunteer sports team physicians.
Rank this Week: 1469

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 3

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 3
    Our Relationships Series previously has covered the unique estate planning challenges faced by blended families and by same-sex and other unmarried couples.  Today we will address another group that is in dire need of proper planning:…
  • Apr 4

    THE LATEST DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHTMARE

    THE LATEST DO-IT-YOURSELF NIGHTMARE
    We are constantly warning clients and friends alike of the dangers of do-it-yourself estate planning.  The odds are just too high that a fill-in-the-blanks estate plan will fail.  We hate to say we told you so, but here it is…
  • Mar 24

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 2

    RELATIONSHIP SERIES – PART 2
    Scenario No.1 – Single Mom with Kids Marries Single Dad with Kids   Although this type of “stepfamily” is becoming more and more common, it comes with significant hurdles to overcome.  If you are part of a blended…
Rank this Week: 1760

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Covers labor and employment law developments in the Tampa Bay area and across the State of Florida. By Kwall, Showers & Barack, P.A.

http://tampabayemploymentlaw.com
  • Apr 17

    Florida Supreme Court: Florida Law Prohibits Pregnancy Discrimination

    Florida Supreme Court: Florida Law Prohibits Pregnancy Discrimination
    As those of us who represent employees in Florida have long suspected, the Florida Supreme Court confirmed today that pregnancy discrimination is a prohibited by the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”). Although it is not…
  • Nov 8

    Senate Votes to Protect LGBT Workers from Discrimination

    Senate Votes to Protect LGBT Workers from Discrimination
    Yesterday, the United States Senate voted (64-32) to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (“ENDA”). Although ten republican senators voted in favor of the legislation, there is little hope that it will pass the…
  • Oct 22

    Florida Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.93

    Florida Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.93
    The Department of Economic Opportunity has announced a 14-cent increase in the minimum wage.  As of January 1, 2014, the minimum wage in Florida will increase from $7.79 per hour to $7.93 per hour.  For tipped employees, the hourly…
Rank this Week: 1610

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.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1673

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    New hybrid policies may be good alternative to traditional long-term care insurance

    New hybrid policies may be good alternative to traditional long-term care insurance
    In March I gave tips for preventing or resolving the difficulties that may arise when trying to collect benefits from older, traditional long-term care insurance policies. In this post I describe the new "hybrid" long-term care…
  • Apr 15

    V.A. Aid and Attendance lookback fails in Senate

    V.A. Aid and Attendance lookback fails in Senate
    Senate Bill 1982, which among other measures would have created a three-year asset look-back for veterans applying for Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits, has failed in the Senate.   Veterans Aid and Attendance is a type of improved…
  • Apr 15

    In March I gave tips for preventing or…

    In March I gave tips for preventing or resolving the difficulties that may arise when trying to collect benefits from older, traditional long-term care insurance policies. In this post I describe the new "hybrid" long-term care…
Rank this Week: 1732

Florida Banking Law Blog

Florida Banking Law Blog

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

http://www.floridabankinglawblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    “Substantial Compliance” With Notice Requirements Not Enough

    “Substantial Compliance” With Notice Requirements Not Enough
    Authored by Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersFlorida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal recently emphasized the need for lenders to strictly comply with the notice requirements of a mortgage prior to foreclosure. In Samaroo v. Wells Fargo,…
  • Apr 11

    Claims Against Failed Banks Must Go Through the FDIC’s Administrative Claims Proce

    Claims Against Failed Banks Must Go Through the FDIC’s Administrative Claims Proce
    Authored by Scott J. Kennellyand Adam B. Brandon of Rogers TowersAs described in a previous post, the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (“FIRREA”) requires that anyone with a claim against a failed bank…
  • Apr 3

    Eleventh Circuit Holds Replacement Value – Applies to Surrender of Collateral in Chapter 13 Plan

    Eleventh Circuit Holds Replacement Value – Applies to Surrender of Collateral in Chapter 13 Plan
    Authored by J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.and Armando Nozzolillo of Rogers TowersOn March 27, 2014, the Eleventh Circuit (the “Court”) issued a ruling, which will have a major impact on how Chapter 7 and 13 debtors are able to treat…
Rank this Week: 1720

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Report: Head Injuries Not the Only Concern for Bicyclist

    Report: Head Injuries Not the Only Concern for Bicyclist
    Today more than ever, people are recognizing the many health benefits of bicycling. That's a big part of the reason why interest in the activity has picked up so much speed in recent years. Unfortunately, it's an activity that our Cape Coral…
  • Apr 10

    Prevention of Fort Myers Birth Injuries Requires Broad Approach

    Prevention of Fort Myers Birth Injuries Requires Broad Approach
    There is no singular cause for Fort Myers birth injuries and likewise, a new medical report indicates, neither should prevention efforts focus on a singular approach. Back in 2003, the Task Force Report on Neonatal Encephalopathy and…
  • Apr 10

    Naples Car Accident Attorneys Support Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Naples Car Accident Attorneys Support Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and a new report indicates that more accidents than ever are caused by drivers who simply weren't paying attention. The National Safety Council's yearly injury and fatality report,…
Rank this Week: 1690

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 11

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.
    Criminal Defense Attorney reviews."Casey's strong arguments during the hearing made all the difference ..."Written by: Google+W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.4.9 / 5 starsLaw Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.Casey is a Criminal lawyer and DUI…
  • Apr 9

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison
    Pinellas Drug CourtPinellas County Drug Court Defense Attorney and former prosecutor is frequently asked several questions. Drug Court is an 18 month supervision program with Department of Corrections / Drug Pre-Trial Intervention. This is…
  • Mar 10

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13
    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Under current Florida Drug Laws: Florida Statute 893.13.6(b) If law enforcement confronts a citizen for…
Rank this Week: 1775

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
  • Apr 2

    Can Debt for an Adult Child's College Expenses be considered Marital Property?

    Can Debt for an Adult Child's College Expenses be considered Marital Property?
    A recent second district court of appeals case found that debt the Husband incurred on behalf of an adult child during the marriage was considered marital property. In Wagner v. Wagner, the Husband charged approximately $13,500.00 on a credit…
  • Mar 31

    Can the Court Order Time Sharing for an Adult Child Who is Disabled?

    Can the Court Order Time Sharing for an Adult Child Who is Disabled?
    The short answer is, no. The First District Court of Appeal recently addressed this issue in Hardman v. Koslowski. In this case, the parties had a child who was disabled and had mental and physical incapacities. The child was over the age of…
  • Mar 28

    My Car Was Keyed, Can I get an Injunction?

    My Car Was Keyed, Can I get an Injunction?
    A recent First District Court of Appeals case dealt with the question of whether having your car keyed is sufficient evidence to get an injunction against the perpetrator. In Williams v. Gonder, Williams was accused of keying Gonder’s…
Rank this Week: 1688

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Mar 24

    Will Florida Change DUI to DWI? Read Florida 2014 HB 299 and SB 1118…

    Will Florida Change DUI to DWI? Read Florida 2014 HB 299 and SB 1118…
    So for the past several years, bills have been introduced in the Florida House and Senate to change DUI in Florida to DWI. So instead of requiring the prosecutor to prove that a person was driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent…
  • Mar 20

    Florida DUI Rules for the Administrative Suspension – It’s Complicated…

    Florida DUI Rules for the Administrative Suspension – It’s Complicated…
    How do you explain the ridiculously complicated new rules for the administrative suspension? The rules have gotten so complicated that I need a timeline. This particular timeline applies to a driver (with no prior DUI arrest) who took the…
  • Feb 13

    Bureau of Administrative Reviews Tampa Office

    Bureau of Administrative Reviews Tampa Office
    So the Bureau of Administrative Reviews (BAR) office in Tampa, Florida, is closed today. Although my client was requesting a formal review hearing and was entitled to a 42 day permit after a DUI arrest, that is not going to happen today. The…
Rank this Week: 1693

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Mar 11

    Probate and Prenuptial Agreement

    Probate and Prenuptial Agreement
    What impact does a prenuptial agreement have upon title to the assets of a trust and the rights of trust beneficiaries? The importance of that question was highlighted by a recent Second District Court of Appeals case, Shakespeare v. Prince,…
  • Feb 20

    FLORIDA PRENEED GUARDIAN

    FLORIDA PRENEED GUARDIAN
    FLORIDA PRENEED GUARDIAN AS PART OF YOUR ESTATE PLAN Everyone’s estate plan is different.  Some people are content with having only a will and trust to manage and distribute their financial assets after death.  However, others…
  • Feb 10

    How Long Does a Beneficiary Have to Challenge the Actions (or Inaction) of a Trustee?

    How Long Does a Beneficiary Have to Challenge the Actions (or Inaction) of a Trustee?
    Typically, a trustee serves its accounting on beneficiaries which discloses all matters involving the trusts.  Under normal circumstances, a beneficiary then has four years from receipt of the accounting to bring an action for breach of…
Rank this Week: 1725

Gufford & Brandt Blog

Gufford & Brandt Blog

Covers family law and criminal law.

http://guffordandbrandt.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 29

    Father’s Rights- What Rights do Father’s Have With Respect to Children

    Father’s Rights- What Rights do Father’s Have With Respect to Children
    Firstly,  the purpose of this blog post is not to say that I have any favoritism towards  Fathers over Mothers when it comes to whom I represent. I represent both fathers and mothers with equal vigor. So, this post should be equally…
  • Jul 29

    What is a Durable Power of Attorney in Florida and Why Should I have One

    What is a Durable Power of Attorney in Florida and Why Should I have One
    Durable Power of Attorney Q: What is a Durable Power of Attorney for Property? A Durable Power of Attorney for Property (DPA) is a document that allows you (the principal) to give authority to another person…
  • Jul 28

    Will the Police or Law Enforcement Help you Get your Child Back

    Will the Police or Law Enforcement Help you Get your Child Back
    QUESTION: My ex is keeping my son from me. she leaves him with her friends while at work.if i have a police escort can i get child back?My ex is keeping my son from me. she leaves him with her friends while at work. if i have a police…
Rank this Week: 1670

Sidebar Blog

Sidebar Blog

Covers health care compliance and criminal defense. By Matthews Law Firm, P.A.

http://matthewspa.com/sidebar-blog
  • Sep 10

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event
    Yes, you read that right. Here’s the story detailing how the execution of a Florida inmate has been delayed so the Attorney General can attend her re-election kick-off reception.
  • Mar 19

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?
    Imagine this scenario: A defendant is convicted of both Attempted Trafficking of Oxycodone and Possession of Oxycodone. He files an appeal arguing he should not have been convicted of both due to double jeopardy. The appellate court agrees…
  • Jan 16

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida
    As of January 1, 2013, the civil penalty for committing prostitution has increased to $5,000.  From 796.07 (6): A person who violates paragraph (2)(f) shall be assessed a civil penalty of $5,000 if the violation results in any judicial…
Rank this Week: 1742

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By David M. Goldman.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy

    Dischargeability of Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    "The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help." Ronald Reagan. May 5, 1999, a day to be remembered. Why you ask? Well that was the day that Congress debated for three minutes and…
  • Apr 8

    Jacksonville Pro Bono Bankruptcy: Do they exist?

    Jacksonville Pro Bono Bankruptcy: Do they exist?
    THE SHRINKING WORLD OF PRO BONO BANKRUPTCY SERVICES With the ever-changing funding from Florida and the federal government, Legal Services organizations who provide free legal services for the nation's poor are being subjected to annual…
  • Nov 5

    What can Bankruptcy do for me?

    What can Bankruptcy do for me?
    As a Jacksonville Bankruptcy Attorney I am always being asked numerous questions about Florida Bankruptcies and their effect on individuals you file.
Rank this Week: 1608

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Jan 30

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel

    How to Save a Potentially Contaminated Jury Panel
    During jury selection in a civil trial a prospective juror stated in open court that he was familiar with one of the defendant’s expert medical witnesses. The juror said the expert had “kind of screwed-up my dad’s…
  • Sep 11

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Juror Background Check During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    The Third District Court of Appeal recently held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  – may constitute a lack…
  • Sep 6

    Failure to Conduct Background Check on Jurors During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence

    Failure to Conduct Background Check on Jurors During Trial May Constitute Lack of Due Diligence
    Last week the Third District Court of Appeal held that the failure of trial counsel to perform background checks during trial on the members of the jury  – as was suggested by the judge be done during this trial  - may constitute a lack…
Rank this Week: 1790

South Florida Criminal Lawyers…

South Florida Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense issues, including DUI, police encounters, sentencing and arrests. By Berman & Tsombanakis LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1647

Legal News You Can Use

Legal News You Can Use

Covers auto accidents, drug safety, and dog bites. By Michael E. Seelie, PA.

http://seelielaw.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure

    Nissan Recalls vehicles for Airbag Failure
    Nissan is recalling model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 and Infiniti JX35 and also 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. The occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify…
  • Jan 4

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall

    Park Pharmacy and Compounding Recall
    August 23, 2013, Irvine, Ca. Park Pharmacy & Compounding Center is voluntarily recalling two lots of products Methylcobalamin 5mg/ml 30ml Amber Vials Lot #06132013@1 Exp: 12/10/2013 and Multitrace-5 Concentrate 10ml Amber Vials Lot…
  • Nov 25

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge

    Premise Liability- Failure to Maintain Hedge
    A 9 year old boy was hit by a motorist and suffered fatal injuries when the motor vehicle, while approaching a drive way surrounded by hedges, turned to the right and moved across the sidewalk. Claiming the hedges were too high, the…
Rank this Week: 2033

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing
    The Social Security Administration has proposed several changes to the "listed" impairments, which can qualify an individual to receive Social Security Disability Income. The listing for "epilepsy", under section 11.02 and 11.03. …
  • Mar 27

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran
    The Social Security Administration has announced that effective March 17, 2014, it will expedited disability claims for veterans receiving VA service-connected compensation benefits and who have a rating of 100% "permanent and total"…
  • Feb 27

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing
    The Social Security Administration has announced that it has instituted a new policy aimed at speeding up applications of wounded warriors. The new process applies only to Veterans who were injured after October 1, 2001. Veterans…
Rank this Week: 2018

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator
    A New Jersey Superior Court judge earlier this month denied a motion for yet another trial in the case of a Sussex County carpenter who was injured in a 2005 elevator mishap as he was leaving work for the day. (1) This would have been the…
  • Mar 31

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April
    Tomorrow begins National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and law enforcement officials in Somerset County as well as other communities will step up efforts to ensure motorists keep their eyes on the road. (1) Distracted driving is defined…
  • Mar 17

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion
    In the past two weeks, two major explosions occurred in New Jersey and neighboring New York City, resulting in lost lives, numerous injuries and devastating property damage. Both explosions are suspected to be the result of natural gas…
Rank this Week: 2035

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Apr 10

    Saving for Student Loan Payment

    Saving for Student Loan Payment
    The most difficult side of student loan debt is the never-ending, non-stop, on-time monthly payments that can emotionally wear down debtors. It would also be far better would be to have each borrower’s payments set automatically as an…
  • Apr 6

    Can Student Loan Debt Be Discharged?

    Can Student Loan Debt Be Discharged?
    According to a 2012 Pew Research Center report, about 40 percent of households of with student loan debt are headed by people under age 35. Because the debtors owe so much to lenders, the dream of owning a home and buying a car are…
  • Mar 27

    Choosing an Experienced Attorney? Include In-Person Meet

    Choosing an Experienced Attorney? Include In-Person Meet
      Click to Listen. Right Click Audio as it’s playing to download to your device.   Choosing the best attorney possible to represent you in a  legal situation is a complicated process. The decision process varies, but…
Rank this Week: 1893

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

Covers FINRA arbitration, securities litigation, and stockbroker misconduct. By Blum Law Group.

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Bitcoin Continues to be of Concern to Regulatory Authoritie

    Bitcoin Continues to be of Concern to Regulatory Authoritie
    It was just a matter of time before we got to the point of using electronic currency to buy, sell and trade just about anything. Although there are a few detractors who prefer to go old-school by sticking to cold, hard cash, the use of…
  • Apr 1

    Two Guys Walked into a Bar: Investment Broker, Law Clerk, and “Middleman” Bilk $5.6 Million Through Insider Trading

    Two Guys Walked into a Bar: Investment Broker, Law Clerk, and “Middleman” Bilk $5.6 Million Through Insider Trading
    Take one high-profile investment firm broker, one managing clerk at a law office, and throw in a middleman with a penchant for eating the written evidence at Grand Central, and what do you get? The results are a Securities Exchange…
  • Mar 31

    Puerto Rico Municipal Bonds: Not Just Another Muni

    Puerto Rico Municipal Bonds: Not Just Another Muni
    Trying to navigate your way through the world of investing in an effort to not only make good investment decisions, but also to avoid the pitfalls of poor investment advice, can be a daunting task. Some investors struggle just trying to…
Rank this Week: 1821

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 25

    Out-of-State Compounding Pharmacies May Need a Permit To Do Business in Florida

    Out-of-State Compounding Pharmacies May Need a Permit To Do Business in Florida
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm Beginning on October 1, 2014, out-of-state compounding pharmacies may be required to hold a compounded sterile product permit. That’s because the Regulated Industries Committee of the…
  • Feb 25

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Updates Record Retention Rules for Pharmacie

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Updates Record Retention Rules for Pharmacie
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm At its meeting held on February 12, 2014, the Florida Board of Pharmacy voted to approve language changes to a number of rules. Specifically, those changes were put into effect to ……
  • Feb 18

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Approves Change to Destruction of Controlled Substances Rule

    Florida Board of Pharmacy Approves Change to Destruction of Controlled Substances Rule
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm At its meeting held in Orlando, Florida, on February 12, 2014, the Florida Board of Pharmacy approved final changes to Rule 64B16-28.303, Florida Administrative Code. This rule governs the…
Rank this Week: 1875

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • Mar 24

    Self-Insured Retention Obligations, Third-Party Indemnification Payments, and the Made Whole Doctrine

    Self-Insured Retention Obligations, Third-Party Indemnification Payments, and the Made Whole Doctrine
    In Intervest Constr. of Jax, Inc. v. General Fid. Ins. Co., 2014 WL 463309 (Fla. 2014), the Florida Supreme Court decided a matter of first impression certified to it by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals holding that an insured was…
  • Feb 17

    Construction Law Win: Motions to Dismiss Granted based on Lack of Standing due to Economic Loss Rule

    Construction Law Win: Motions to Dismiss Granted based on Lack of Standing due to Economic Loss Rule
    The Florida law firm of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is pleased to announce that one of its construction lawyers (Ried Arnold) had two motions to dismiss granted in a hotly-contested construction defect case regarding the Plaintiff’s…
  • Feb 7

    Construction Sites: Debris or Not Debris?

    Construction Sites: Debris or Not Debris?
    The recent decision in Skala v. Lyons Heritage Corp., et al., 38 Fla L. Weekly D2485b (Fla. 2d DCA Nov. 27, 2013), provides a cautionary tale to contractors regarding maintaining construction sites. Robert Skala, a tile setter, was asked by…
Rank this Week: 1898

The G&G ADR Blog

The G&G ADR Blog

Covers dispute resolution topics. By Grossman & Grossman P.A.

http://www.thegrossmanlawoffice.com/adr_blog/
  • Mar 21

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution

    Hey, That’s Mine! Florida Equitable Distribution
     A couple of weekends ago, our neighbor who recently sold her house was having a massive yard sale. Almost no parking is available in front of her home.  The hoards were squeezing their cars along the side of our …
  • Jan 17

    Zombie Apocalypse and LASIK

    Zombie Apocalypse and LASIK
    I have a dear friend named Teris. She is one of those soul friends who gets me and I get her and no matter what we are talking about, we both get it. So, it should not surprise you that when she mentioned her need to get LASIK surgery…
  • Jan 14

    Different Types of Family Law Attorney

    Different Types of Family Law Attorney
    The practice of family law, which includes things like divorce, child custody, child visitation, alimony, and adoption, is an art not a science. Because it is an art, there are many approaches, styles, and tools attorneys can use to represent…
Rank this Week: 1951

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 19

    Student Becomes the Master: UM Law Wins International Moot Arbitration Competition in Frankfurt

    Student Becomes the Master: UM Law Wins International Moot Arbitration Competition in Frankfurt
    The University of Miami School of Law is already one of the top law schools in the State of Florida.  On March 14 ,2014, Coral Gables, Florida, and the entire UM community, began celebrating it’s first place finish at the ……
  • Mar 7

    Want to File a Patent? Here are your options.

    Want to File a Patent? Here are your options.
    So you want to file a patent.  There are few things you should consider in developing your strategy for protecting your Intellectual Property. As an inventor, you should consider the benefits of a patent search and the…
  • Mar 4

    B’nai B’rith Justice Unit – Installation Brunch

    B’nai B’rith Justice Unit – Installation Brunch
    Commercial Litigation Partner Eric Assouline, on behalf of Assouline & Belrowe, is proud to sponsor the 34th Annual Installation Brunch of the Officers and Directors B’nai Brith Justice Unit #5207, taking place in Ft. Lauderdale,…
Rank this Week: 2057

New York Criminal Attorneys Blog

New York Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Michael B. Cohen, P.A.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Staten Island Man Charged with Double Murder

    Staten Island Man Charged with Double Murder
    Two Staten Island men fought for their lives but their assailant finally won out when he shot each of the men, one in the head, the other in the leg and torso. The victims of the attack, Kenrick Gray, 34, and Noland (DJ) Whistleton, 41, both…
  • Jan 17

    Former Miami Dolphin Davone Bess Arrested at Fort Lauderdale Airport

    Former Miami Dolphin Davone Bess Arrested at Fort Lauderdale Airport
    During his regular shift on patrol, Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Thomas O'Brien noticed a man "acting irrationally, dancing, singing with his pants repeatedly falling down." in a terminal at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.…
  • Jan 14

    New Jersey Pharmacist Charged for Federal Healthcare Program Anti-Kickback Scheme

    New Jersey Pharmacist Charged for Federal Healthcare Program Anti-Kickback Scheme
    Vladimir Kleyman, 42, a pharmacist and president of a compounding pharmacy in Lakewood, N.J., was charged by New Jersey authorities with being in violation of the federal healthcare program anti-kickback statute. A compounding pharmacy is…
Rank this Week: 2016

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Know Before You Go: Affidavit of Support Issue

    Know Before You Go: Affidavit of Support Issue
    For most green card based petitions, the Petitioner (i.e. U.S. citizen or U.S. employer) must file an Affidavit of Support as a sponsor to the beneficiary (intending immigrant). The Affidavit of Support is a contract between the sponsor and…
  • Jan 22

    Canadian Citizen Justin Bieber Arrested: Immigration Consequences?

    Canadian Citizen Justin Bieber Arrested: Immigration Consequences?
    Canadian citizen Justin Bieber was arrested early this morning for Driving Under the Influence, Driving with No Valid Driver's License and Resisting Arrest. Not only will he face possible criminal sanctions, including the possibility of a…
  • Jan 22

    Know Before You Go: Issues for Family Based Marriage Case

    Know Before You Go: Issues for Family Based Marriage Case
    Complex issues can arise for a couple who are citizens of different countries, but want to stay together. Non-Immigrant visas are temporary. A non U.S. citizen who wants to visit their U.S. citizen significant other may run into problems at…
Rank this Week: 2028

Broward DUI Lawyer Blog

Broward DUI Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Carlos A. Canet.

http://www.broward-dui-lawyer.com/
  • Jan 10

    Resisting Arrest a Common Co-Charge to DUI in Florida

    Resisting Arrest a Common Co-Charge to DUI in Florida
    An 18-year-old is facing numerous DUI-related charges following a crash in South Florida that involved four vehicles and left seven people injured. According to news reports, authorities are alleging that the teen was drunk when he drove…
  • Jan 8

    First-Time Palm Beach DUI Offenders Reject Ignition Interlock Option

    First-Time Palm Beach DUI Offenders Reject Ignition Interlock Option
    During the height of anti-DUI enforcement actions over the holidays, many people gained the unfortunate title of first-time DUI offender in Palm Beach County. Prosecutors are taking the opportunity to promote a program they began offering…
  • Jan 5

    Vermont v. Wainwright: Prior DUI Chemical Test Refusal

    Vermont v. Wainwright: Prior DUI Chemical Test Refusal
    In a case that could influence how judges handle DUI penalties in Florida, the high court in Vermont recently ruled that a prior conviction on a DUI charge can serve the dual purpose of criminalizing a blood test refusal and enhancing…
Rank this Week: 2044