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Securities Attorney Law Blog

Securities Attorney Law Blog

Reviews Federal Securities Fraud Litigation, Arbitration, Whistleblower Claims & Derivative Lawsuits. By Jay Eng.

http://securitiesattorneys.us/
Rank this Week: 2105

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: 1979

Probate Thoughts From The…

Probate Thoughts From The Villages, Florida

Covers wills, probate, asset protection, and real estate. By Ronald Jones.

http://flawyer.us/ProbateThoughts/
  • Feb 10

    Florida does not recognize “No Contest” clauses in wills.

    Florida does not recognize “No Contest” clauses in wills.
    Florida does not recognize “No Contest” clauses in wills. Sometimes people want to put in a “no contest” or “in terrorem” clause in a Florida will. A no contest clause says that if someone who is a…
  • Jan 13

    Planning for a second (or later) marriage

    Planning for a second (or later) marriage
    Very frequently, retirees moving to Florida are either single, or at some point, wind up single, whether through divorce or widowhood. And then they meet someone new. And sometimes the other person is formerly married as well; having been…
  • Jan 9

    Selling the Collection

    Selling the Collection
    A recurring situation in probate is where the parent had some sort of “collection” and the children want to sell the items. A lot of times, the parent would talk about the collection and raise the children’s expectation of…
Rank this Week: 1966

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    THE NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF DIVORCE: INSTEAD OF RESOLVING TO SHED POUNDS, MANY COUPLES OPTING TO SHED THEIR SPOUSE

    THE NEW YEARS RESOLUTION OF DIVORCE: INSTEAD OF RESOLVING TO SHED POUNDS, MANY COUPLES OPTING TO SHED THEIR SPOUSE
    There are numerous reasons that spouses cite when filing for divorce. These reasons vary greatly. However no matter what the reason, in recent years a new trend has developed on when spouses actually file for divorce- and it is right after…
  • Nov 15

    Why Do Good People Cheat?

    Why Do Good People Cheat?
    Dan Marino, probably the greatest quarterback the NFL ever produced, and champion of autism awareness, cheated on his wife of 28 years and fathered a child with an attractive television personality. Always seen as a clean cut family man and…
  • Nov 13

    More Things to Never Say to Your Divorce Attorney

    More Things to Never Say to Your Divorce Attorney
    1. "I brought my 'friend' with me to the interview." You and I have an attorney client privilege. But once you bring in a third party, whether it's a friend, a lover or whoever, the benefit of the attorney client privilege is gone. …
Rank this Week: 2030

The Legal Rap

The Legal Rap

Covers Florida criminal law and criminal record expungements. By Eric Dirga.

http://ejdirga.wordpress.com
  • Oct 7

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013
    More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…
  • Aug 27

    A Quick Break Down of the New Red Light Camera Law

    A Quick Break Down of the New Red Light Camera Law
      People are a little confused…   …about the new red light camera law that went into effect on July 1, 2013. I will try to break it down so that it is understandable.   After July 1, 2013, if … Continue…
  • Jul 15

    Pedro Gil v. The State of Florida

    Pedro Gil v. The State of Florida
    In 2011, Pedro Gil was issued a citation Driving With A Suspended License. He went to court and pled guilty to the charge on the citation. He was adjudicated guilty and fined. Pedro thought he had done the responsible thing … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2040

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

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

http://www.fortenberrylaw.com
  • May 14

    Why Living Trusts Don’t Always Avoid Probate in Florida

    Why Living Trusts Don’t Always Avoid Probate in Florida
    Living trusts are a popular tools for avoiding probate in Florida. But even though probate may not be required to transfer assets, the trustee may want to probate the deceased person’s estate to deal with creditors.Why Living Trusts…
  • May 7

    Taxation of Lifetime Gifts vs. Transfers at Death

    Taxation of Lifetime Gifts vs. Transfers at Death
    Lifetime gifts versus transfers at death. From a tax planning perspective, should a client hold property until death or transfer it during his or her lifetime? Taxation of Lifetime Gifts vs. Transfers at Death is a post from: probate attorney…
  • Apr 30

    Estate Tax Provisions of the 2014 Budget: Is the Current Estate Tax Law Permanent?

    Estate Tax Provisions of the 2014 Budget: Is the Current Estate Tax Law Permanent?
    Since the Treasury recently released President Obama’s 2014 budget proposals, there’s been a lot of grumbling about the President’s proposed estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax provisions. If enacted, these…
Rank this Week: 1947

DIY Divorce in Florida

DIY Divorce in Florida

Offers free legal tips to people representing themselves in Florida divorces. By Pamela S. Wynn.

http://diydivorce.typepad.com/diy_divorce_in_florida/
  • Mar 27

    Alimony Reform

    Alimony Reform
    PLease visit my law office blog to read about 2013 alimony reform www.pamelawynn.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Florida Financial Affidavit - To File or Not to File?

    Florida Financial Affidavit - To File or Not to File?
    Those divorcing couples who have made Scalesagreements as to the property and children often want to skip filing a Florida financial affdiavit because
  • Aug 16

    What Does a Remand Mean in Your Divorce Case?

    What Does a Remand Mean in Your Divorce Case?
    If you are one of the lucky ones and succeed in your appeal, the appeallate court may "remand" your DIY divorce case to the trial...
Rank this Week: 2043

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Is the Continuing Disability Review (CDR) Process Different for Children Receiving SSI Benefits?

    Is the Continuing Disability Review (CDR) Process Different for Children Receiving SSI Benefits?
    Yes, in several ways. First, the Social Security Administration does not assess Residual Functional Capacity Assessments for Children. Additionally, the sequential evaluation process for a Child’s CDR is different than in an Adult CDR…
  • Oct 29

    Veterans Statistics Regarding PTSD

    Veterans Statistics Regarding PTSD
    I first want to briefly explain what PTSD is and the effects it can have on one’s daily quality of life. Many people experience this very debilitating condition and suffer in varying degrees. The onset of PTSD usually coincides with…
  • Oct 28

    Regional Office Adjudication Division: Authorization Unit and Rating Activity

    Regional Office Adjudication Division: Authorization Unit and Rating Activity
    A VA regional office’s (RO) adjudication division handles claims for compensation, pension, and education benefits. The adjudication division is divided into two units, the authorization unit and the rating activity, and is headed by…
Rank this Week: 2172

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Florida Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home abuse. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.floridanursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Long-Awaited GTCR Nursing Home Abuse Trial Begin

    Long-Awaited GTCR Nursing Home Abuse Trial Begin
    Every year, thousands of nursing homes are the subject of lawsuits and litigation throughout the country. Rarely do those cases make national headlines. A private equity firm has been the target of a long-awaited trial that is being held in a…
  • Oct 22

    Boler v. Security Health Care – Arbitration Agreement Invalid

    Boler v. Security Health Care – Arbitration Agreement Invalid
    It is becoming standard in many nursing home abuse and negligence cases to find defendants pushing to have claims settled in arbitration. Often when nursing home patients are admitted, they and/or their relatives are bombarded with stacks of…
  • Oct 18

    Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Ctr. – Medicare Fraud and the Potential for Nursing Home Abuse

    Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Ctr. – Medicare Fraud and the Potential for Nursing Home Abuse
    Two nurses who brought qui tam claims on behalf of the government allege their nursing home employer knowingly submitted thousands of false claims to the Medicare and Medicaid programs have had judgments in their favor reversed by the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2367

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Oct 27

    Do Statutory Prevailing Party Attorney Fees Apply in Lawsuits Under Local Law Pension Plans?

    Do Statutory Prevailing Party Attorney Fees Apply in Lawsuits Under Local Law Pension Plans?
    Regina Keenan The Florida Supreme Court in Board of Trustees of the City Pension Fund for Firefighters & Police Officers in the City of Tampa v. Parker (SC 12-890) held that parties that prevail on claims for benefits under local law…
  • Oct 27

    The Constitutionality Of Law Enforcement’s Use Of Cell Phone Data To Track Suspect

    The Constitutionality Of Law Enforcement’s Use Of Cell Phone Data To Track Suspect
    Kristen Larson and Regina Keenan In Tracey v. State (SC11-2254), the Florida Supreme Court held that a trial court erred in admitting evidence obtained from real time cell site location tracking which was not authorized by a court order, and…
  • Oct 25

    Supreme Court Addresses Uninsured Motorist Insurance and Stacking Coverage

    Supreme Court Addresses Uninsured Motorist Insurance and Stacking Coverage
    John Koeppel On Thursday the Florida Supreme Court reversed a decision by the First District Court of Appeal regarding uninsured motorist (UM) insurance, Travelers Commercial Ins. Co. v. Harrington, 86 So. 3d 1274 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012), and…
Rank this Week: 2193

South Florida Personal Injury…

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.southfloridapersonalinjurylawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2120

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    10 Halloween Safety Tips That Just Make Sense

    10 Halloween Safety Tips That Just Make Sense
    10 Halloween Safety Tips That Just Make SenseThe temptation may be irresistible Moms and Dads, but it’s been tried before and rarely works: Wrapping your child in bubble wrap before sending her out dressed as a FedEx package on…
  • Oct 22

    Miami Seatbelt Safety

    Miami Seatbelt Safety
    Miami Seatbelt SafetyOne of the leading causes of deaths for people under the age of 35 is car accidents. More than 40,000 people die annually as a result of car accidents. About two-thirds of these people do not wear seat belts. More than…
  • Oct 15

    School Safety Tips and Suggestion

    School Safety Tips and Suggestion
    School Safety Tips and SuggestionsAccording to the National Safety Council, in 2009 nearly a quarter million children visited hospital emergency rooms due to playground injuries. With the nation’s students back in the classroom, the…
Rank this Week: 2402

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/
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared this week, October 19-25, as National Teen Driver Safety Week. Due to the sad reality that motor vehicle crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens ages 14 to 18, the…
  • Oct 22

    NHTSA Issues Consumer Advisory: Florida Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action

    NHTSA Issues Consumer Advisory: Florida Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a press release Monday urging owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata…
  • Oct 17

    Kentucky Waterpark Facing Two Lawsuits Over Slide Injurie

    Kentucky Waterpark Facing Two Lawsuits Over Slide Injurie
    When a serious injury or wrongful death happens due to an amusement park accident, a thorough investigation needs to be conducted. While amusement parks, including waterparks, have plenty of insurance and plenty of lawyers to protect them…
Rank this Week: 2306

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Chronic Pain Malpractice Claims on the Rise

    Chronic Pain Malpractice Claims on the Rise
    No one likes to live with pain. Short-term pain can usually be alleviated with an over-the-counter analgesic, but long-term chronic pain is another issue. While advances in pharmacology have developed better drugs to ease pain, the…
  • Oct 17

    Cruise Ships: Relaxing, Rollicking, but Sometimes Risky

    Cruise Ships: Relaxing, Rollicking, but Sometimes Risky
    Find a nice spot along the beach in Fort Lauderdale on a Sunday afternoon and watch the cruise ships stream out of Port Everglades, headed out for fun times at sea for thousands of happy, excited vacationers. In 2013 the port handled over…
  • Oct 14

    Nursing Home Surveillance: Should You Be Able to Spy on Your Grandma’s Caretakers?

    Nursing Home Surveillance: Should You Be Able to Spy on Your Grandma’s Caretakers?
    People face the future in different ways, but the thought of having someone care for us when we are old is daunting to most. We all hope that family will be the closest and best choice for care, but when that is not an option we look to…
Rank this Week: 2235

Florida Family Lawyer Blog

Florida Family Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida divorce issues. By Law Offices of Steven E. Blumenthal.

http://www.floridafamilylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Can a Computer be Beautiful?

    Can a Computer be Beautiful?
    This post, like some of my earlier posts regarding computer software for family law attorneys, focuses not on family law topics themselves, but rather on a recent switch I made to Apple computers in my office, and information for anyone…
  • Jun 24

    Reasons to Hire a Guardian ad Litem for Your Time-Sharing Case

    Reasons to Hire a Guardian ad Litem for Your Time-Sharing Case
    I’ve written before about the role of a Guardian ad Litem (GAL). I want to focus in this post on some of the reasons you might consider seeking appointment of a GAL for your case, and the process for getting a GAL. I’ll use the…
  • Mar 18

    How To Talk with Your Spouse About Collaborative Divorce

    How To Talk with Your Spouse About Collaborative Divorce
    So you are interested in a collaborative divorce – in keeping the divorce from becoming a fight in court, and believe it is a process that would work for you and your spouse. A next question is whether your spouse is interested in this…
Rank this Week: 2217

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/
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing
    In an effort to streamline and expedite the wait for Social Security Disability hearings, the Social Security Administration has expanded use of remote video hearings before Administrative Law Judges. The result is that a Social Security…
  • Oct 2

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable
    The 2014 Board of Trustees report for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds was released on July 28, 2014. The report concludes that even if no further Congressional action is taken, the combined Social Security Trust Funds will be…
  • Sep 29

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security
    After serving as Acting Commissioner since February 2013, Carolyn Colvin was nominated by President Barack Obama to the the Commissioner of Social Security, for a term that ends in early 2019. Ms. Colvin has been the Acting Commissioner…
Rank this Week: 2345

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/
  • Sep 30

    ATV Driver Killed after Stopping to Help Stranded Driver on Zephyrhills Highway

    ATV Driver Killed after Stopping to Help Stranded Driver on Zephyrhills Highway
    A 29-year-old father of five was killed Monday night when he stopped to help a driver who ran out of gas on a Zephyrhills highway. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was on a 1998 Suzuki ATV trying to tow a Ford Ranger pickup…
  • Sep 23

    Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 75 in Dade City

    Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 75 in Dade City
    A 25-year-old woman was killed early Monday after she drove the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Pasco County and struck a semi-truck, according to authorities. The Florida Highway Patrol claims the woman was driving northbound in the southbound…
  • Sep 16

    School Bus Involved in Accident in Land O’Lakes – No Injuries Reported

    School Bus Involved in Accident in Land O’Lakes – No Injuries Reported
    A school bus was involved in an accident while on its way to school in Land O’ Lakes. No injuries were reported, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. According to school officials, the bus was transporting 11 students…
Rank this Week: 2112

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 26

    2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION – ALIGNMENT OF THE ANTILAPSE PROVISIONS OF THE FLORIDA TRUST AND PROBATE CODES

    2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION – ALIGNMENT OF THE ANTILAPSE PROVISIONS OF THE FLORIDA TRUST AND PROBATE CODES
    The 2014 State of Florida legislative session brought about several changes in the area of trusts and estates. Among those passing into law was the amendment to the antilapse provisions of the Florida Trust Code (Florida Statutes Chapter…
  • Sep 2

    LONG TERM CHARITABLE GIVING: The Charitable Lead Trust

    LONG TERM CHARITABLE GIVING: The Charitable Lead Trust
    Charitable donors are frequently in pursuit of a means for establishing a lifetime philanthropic legacy and effective estate planning. The utilization of a charitable trust provides a strategic option. The donor may choose to set up a trust…
  • Aug 25

    The Reasons We Give

    The Reasons We Give
    Estate planners often focus on the tax benefits of making a gift, as smart planning can help reduce or eliminate a wide array of taxes on the estate and individual. But if you thought the primary motivation for donor gift-giving was related…
Rank this Week: 2191

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyer Blog

Published by Nationally Focused Mesothelioma Attorneys. The Ferraro Law Firm

http://www.mesotheliomalawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 25

    The Ferraro Law Firm Secures A $37 Million Jury Award

    The Ferraro Law Firm Secures A $37 Million Jury Award
    The Ferraro Law Firm's Florida asbestos lawyers successfully secured a $37 million verdict in favor of a client diagnosed with mesothelioma, following exposure to asbestos contained in brake lining. The plaintiff filed his case in…
  • Jun 2

    Rost v. Ford Motor Co. - Court Upholds Plaintiff Award, Clarifies "Any Exposure"

    Rost v. Ford Motor Co. - Court Upholds Plaintiff Award, Clarifies "Any Exposure"
    The type of argument that can be brought against defendants in asbestos lawsuits varies greatly among jurisdictions, based on the established case law in that region. Mesothelioma attorneys know that one of the ways in which we have seen…
  • Apr 22

    Judge Allows Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation

    Judge Allows Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation
    For many years now, courts throughout the country - including those in Florida - have restricted plaintiff collection of punitive damages in asbestos litigation. Plaintiffs could still win or settle cases for well into the six-figures, but…
Rank this Week: 2317

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
  • Sep 25

    Undue Influence under Florida’s Trust Code

    Undue Influence under Florida’s Trust Code
    Florida Statute § 736.0406 Effect of fraud, duress, mistake, or undue influence.— If the creation, amendment, or restatement of a trust is procured by fraud, duress, mistake, or undue influence, the trust or any part so…
  • Aug 12

    Florida Trust Termination

    Florida Trust Termination
    People create trusts for a variety of reasons.  Some create them for creditor protection.  Others create them because they are concerned about providing the beneficiaries with large sums of money all at once.  Although these…
  • Jul 2

    Spousal Inheritance after Divorce

    Spousal Inheritance after Divorce
    What rights does a divorced spouse have to inherit from a former spouse’s estate? Fla. Stat. § 732.703 became effective in 2012 and concerns beneficiary designations on life insurance policies, annuities, IRAs, 401ks and other…
Rank this Week: 2168

International Business Law Advisor

International Business Law Advisor

Covers international litigation and transactions. By Cueto Law Group P.L.

http://www.internationalbusinesslawadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 2339

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure issues in Florida. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillebankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Can you sell property before you file your bankruptcy?

    Can you sell property before you file your bankruptcy?
    A debtor who sells or transfers property shortly before filing bankruptcy could be putting his or her bankruptcy and property at risk. Depending on the circumstances, a trustee may be allowed to recover the transferred property as part of…
  • Sep 12

    Foreclosure: Short Sale

    Foreclosure: Short Sale
    If you are behind on your mortgage payments, and think you can no longer afford your home or are simply ready to walk away and start over, a Short Sale might be a good option for you. A Short Sale is when you sell your home for the highest…
  • Sep 10

    Can an Automatic Stay through Bankruptcy Stop the Eviction Process?

    Can an Automatic Stay through Bankruptcy Stop the Eviction Process?
    Tenants who are facing eviction may be able to continue living in their rental property longer and prevent eviction by filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This depends on whether the landlord has already obtained a judgment for possession of the…
Rank this Week: 2300

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

Covers asset protection and estate planning. By C. Randolph Coleman.

http://blog.thecolemanlawfirm.net
  • May 28

    New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist Likes Elder Law Attorney

    New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist Likes Elder Law Attorney
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  • May 16

    Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia

    Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia
    <div><font face="Arial">As many of you know, May is National Elder Law Month. &nbsp;The National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has declared this month the time for Elder Law attorneys across the…
  • May 15

    Asset Protection Scams - Beware and Be Smart

    Asset Protection Scams - Beware and Be Smart
    <div>I have reprinted the following column by Jay Adkisson, the asset protection columnist for Forbes.com. &nbsp;He is one of the top asset protection commentators in the country and knows the asset protection business as well as…
Rank this Week: 2382

Data Security Law Journal

Data Security Law Journal

Covers data security, cloud computing, data privacy and anything E. By Al Saikali.

http://www.datasecuritylawjournal.com/
  • May 26

    Why Every Business Should Care About Florida’s Information Protection Act

    Why Every Business Should Care About Florida’s Information Protection Act
    My last post described what the recently passed Florida Information Protection Act (FIPA) will do.  This post analyzes how FIPA differs from Florida’s existing breach notification law and explains why those differences will hurt or…
  • May 15

    Everything You Need To Know About Florida’s New Data Protection Law

    Everything You Need To Know About Florida’s New Data Protection Law
    The Florida Legislature recently passed the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 (FIPA).  This post describes the FIPA and analyzes the advantages and disadvantages to businesses governed by the new law.  The FIPA must still…
  • Dec 30

    The Target Data Breach Lawsuits: Why Every Company Should Care

    The Target Data Breach Lawsuits: Why Every Company Should Care
    Plaintiffs’ lawyers were falling over themselves last week in a race to the courthouse to sue Target as a result of its recent data breach.  By at least one report, over 40 lawsuits have already been filed against Target, the first…
Rank this Week: 2376

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Covers assisted living, elder law, estate planning, and long term care.

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

    An Assisted Living Community Is Not The Same Thing As A Nursing Home

    An Assisted Living Community Is Not The Same Thing As A Nursing Home
    Many of my clients are unfamiliar with the concept of assisted living communities.  In their minds the choices if they can no longer live independently at home are to move in with one of their adult children or to be … Continue…
  • Apr 28

    The Cottage Is Another Option For Aging in Place

    The Cottage Is Another Option For Aging in Place
    Many times when it becomes apparent that mom or dad can’t safely live along any longer, the first reaction is for the family to consider having mom or dad move in with an adult child.  This is a supportive and … Continue…
  • Apr 14

    Technology Is Becoming A Crucial Resource For Aging In Place

    Technology Is Becoming A Crucial Resource For Aging In Place
    As more and more of us express a desire to remain in our homes as we age, technology is responding with a variety of new ways to keep us safe. For instance, sensors can be placed on appliances such as … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2239

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: 2355

The Edelstein Firm Blog

The Edelstein Firm Blog

Features opinion and commentary on the practice of criminal defense. By David Edelstein.

http://www.miami-criminal-lawyer.net/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com
    Our firm is proud to be a highlighted service provider on Thumbtack.com Thumbtack.com is a revolutionary service that leverages technology to empower consumers and service providers while providing a more efficient marketplace. You can check…
  • Nov 25

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy
  • Nov 22

    The Paradox of Our Criminal Justice System

    The Paradox of Our Criminal Justice System
    Yes, innocent people do get convicted. Granted, the segment of the population that has the most contact with the criminal justice system is the criminal element.  And the truth is that most people who are convicted are in fact guilty.…
Rank this Week: 2341

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health law.

http://www.healthlawfirm.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2158

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

http://blog.richardhornsby.com
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 1

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read
    Because of some erroneous Tweeting going on in the Twitterverse, I keep receiving the following two recurring questions regarding George Zimmerman’s case: Is Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child an available lesser offense; and Does the…
Rank this Week: 2379

The Law and Equity Report by…

The Law and Equity Report by Timothy Powers O'Neill

Covers Florida real estate and business litigation.

http://lawandequity.com
  • Aug 13

    Copyright in the New

    Copyright in the New
    LendInk fiasco keeps rights management issue burning; Most don’t realize when you buy an e-book that you cannot resell it, and in the majority of cases can’t even lend it to a friend because of copyright, not technical issue
  • Aug 7

    Copyright in the New

    Copyright in the New
    Posner: Sharing links isn’t copyright infringement
  • Mar 20

    An Open Invitation

    An Open Invitation
    I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination. Scott Adams   An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court. William Feather  
Rank this Week: 2395

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Divorce Tensions Turn Tragic for Florida Family

    Divorce Tensions Turn Tragic for Florida Family
    Everyone knows that divorce can be emotionally charged and stressful for everyone involved. Cases may be especially difficult if one spouse files for divorce while the other wishes to remain married. One recent Florida news story reminds us…
  • Oct 28

    Congressman Faces new Divorce Issue

    Congressman Faces new Divorce Issue
    Previously on this blog, we have discussed the complicated divorce of Alan Grayson, a United States Representative elected out of Florida. Grayson had accused his wife of bigamy and was seeking an annulment and for the marriage to be found…
  • Oct 22

    Documenting Your Self Improvement can Improve Your Chances of a Favorable Child Custody Determination

    Documenting Your Self Improvement can Improve Your Chances of a Favorable Child Custody Determination
    When two people decide to end their marriage, one of the most contentious issues can be child custody. Florida law does not recognize the concept of “custody” when it comes to children, but rather imposes a…
Rank this Week: 2817

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/
  • Oct 30

    Common Questions After an Injury: The Answers You Need to Know

    Common Questions After an Injury: The Answers You Need to Know
    After the initial shock of a car accident, back injury, workplace accident, or other serious injury has worn off, it is common for anxiety and worries to creep in. In your situation, you may have many questions about your future. The most…
  • Oct 28

    Do You Have a Preparedness Plan for Elderly Family Members?

    Do You Have a Preparedness Plan for Elderly Family Members?
    Elderly family members may need more care and attention, since they may be vulnerable to injury, elder abuse, and other issues. If you have an elderly loved one living in your Homestead or Florida home, there are several things you will want…
  • Oct 24

    Does Your Home Have a Disaster Plan?

    Does Your Home Have a Disaster Plan?
    Few people are prepared for an emergency. Whether it’s a car accident in Homestead or your community or a hurricane or power outage, the unexpected can strike at any time. When it does, you want to have the tools and resources you need…
Rank this Week: 2557

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Antico v. Sindt Trucking – Evidence of Distraction Sought in Florida Trucking Crash Case

    Antico v. Sindt Trucking – Evidence of Distraction Sought in Florida Trucking Crash Case
    Driver distraction is a major problem in Florida. Although texting-while-driving became illegal on state roads last year (making the Sunshine state one of the last to adopt such a measure), the law has little muscle as a secondary offense…
  • Oct 27

    Celebrated Miami Artist Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Celebrated Miami Artist Killed in Motorcycle Accident
    Motor vehicle accidents are often the cause of lives lost too young. In another tragic case, a celebrated Miami artist was killed in a motorcycle accident last month. Edward Crowell II was killed on September 25 at an intersection when a car…
  • Oct 24

    Fort Lauderdale Firefighter Killed in I-95 Crash

    Fort Lauderdale Firefighter Killed in I-95 Crash
    A Fort Lauderdale firefighter was killed after he stopped on the side of the road to change a flat and was struck by an oncoming vehicle on Interstate 95. The case is a reminder to drivers not to text and drive and to avoid other distractions…
Rank this Week: 2804

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Scott and Fenderson Law Blog

Covers Florida accident law.

http://www.scottandfenderson.typepad.com/
  • Oct 27

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER

    THE AGGRESSIVE LAWYER
    In law school, we are taught that ours is a noble and civil profession populated by genteel intellectuals guided in their every action by the rule of law. What a shock it is, then, when we encounter an "aggressive lawyer"...
  • Sep 25

    SHOULD THE LAWYER MAKE MORE THAN THE CLIENT ON AN INJURY CLAIM?

    SHOULD THE LAWYER MAKE MORE THAN THE CLIENT ON AN INJURY CLAIM?
    Almost every lawyer advertisement you see claims something like this; No Fees Unless We Win" or "You don’t owe is anything unless we win". These statements are really just repeating the standard Florida Bar contingency fee…
  • Sep 25

    RIDE SHARING SERVICE OR TAXI, WHAT ARE THE RISKS?

    RIDE SHARING SERVICE OR TAXI, WHAT ARE THE RISKS?
    Thinking of using a ride-sharing service, here are some consideration
Rank this Week: 2951

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://www.cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 24

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer

    Carnival Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer
    Hurt on a Carnival Cruise Ship – You Can Get Help If you were in an accident on a Carnival Cruise Ship, you just might need the help of a Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer. It’s unfortunate, but accidents and injuries … Continue…
  • Oct 17

    NY Times – Health Worker Who May Have Had Contact With Ebola Is on Cruise Ship

    NY Times – Health Worker Who May Have Had Contact With Ebola Is on Cruise Ship
    According to a New York Times report today (Oct.  17)… a health worker who may have had contact with Ebola is on cruise ship. Snippet below – read the full article at the New York Times here. Adding a new … Continue…
  • Oct 17

    World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Heads Home to Florida After Refit

    World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Heads Home to Florida After Refit
    Just Plain Big – Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas The world’s largest cruise liner, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, set sail for Florida on Wednesday night after a stop in Europe. The ship was undergoing an…
Rank this Week: 2795

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure law.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 22

    When It Comes to Real Estate, the Details Count: Three Costly Closing Mistakes to Avoid

    When It Comes to Real Estate, the Details Count: Three Costly Closing Mistakes to Avoid
    In real estate, it is important to get the details right. Mistakes can damage or even kill the deal. Your real estate deal can fall apart right up to the moment of closing. The New York Times tells the story of a closing gone very wrong. The…
  • Oct 5

    Can A Loan Modification Help Me?

    Can A Loan Modification Help Me?
    If you’re in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, a loan modification may be your last hope of saving it. Can you get a loan modification? Loan modifications aren’t always easy to get, but they’re certainly possible.…
  • Sep 18

    Busting the Myths: Five Short Sale Myths Exposed

    Busting the Myths: Five Short Sale Myths Exposed
    Short sales aren’t simple, but with proper guidance they offer an alternative to foreclosure that provides significant benefits. There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding short sales, and today we are going to correct five of…
Rank this Week: 2586

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Ray Garcia Law Blog

Covers Florida bankruptcy and foreclosure defense.

http://raygarcialaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 22

    When It Comes to Real Estate, the Details Count: Three Costly Closing Mistakes to Avoid

    When It Comes to Real Estate, the Details Count: Three Costly Closing Mistakes to Avoid
    In real estate, it is important to get the details right. Mistakes can damage or even kill the deal. Your real estate deal can fall apart right up to the moment of closing. The New York Times tells the story of a closing gone very wrong. The…
  • Oct 5

    Can A Loan Modification Help Me?

    Can A Loan Modification Help Me?
    If you’re in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, a loan modification may be your last hope of saving it. Can you get a loan modification? Loan modifications aren’t always easy to get, but they’re certainly possible.…
  • Sep 18

    Busting the Myths: Five Short Sale Myths Exposed

    Busting the Myths: Five Short Sale Myths Exposed
    Short sales aren’t simple, but with proper guidance they offer an alternative to foreclosure that provides significant benefits. There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding short sales, and today we are going to correct five of…
Rank this Week: 2912

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • Oct 21

    The Role of “Med Pay” in Florida Slip and Fall Accident

    The Role of “Med Pay” in Florida Slip and Fall Accident
    When you’ve been injured in an accident, you may be able to pursue a type of medical payment often referred to as “med pay.” While available in some auto accident cases, med pay policies are most often present at…
  • Oct 21

    Dealing with Tire Blowout Accidents in Florida

    Dealing with Tire Blowout Accidents in Florida
    If you or someone you know has been injured in a tire blowout accident, it is important to contact a qualified attorney who can help you obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Every year, a number of people are injured and…
  • Oct 21

    Eye Injuries in Florida

    Eye Injuries in Florida
    Loss of vision in one or both eyes is a traumatic and painful experience. Any interference with an individual’s ability to see can affect every aspect of his or her daily life. Even minor injuries to the eyes can leave…
Rank this Week: 2480

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    National Teen Driver Week, a Time to Prevent Car Accident

    National Teen Driver Week, a Time to Prevent Car Accident
    As we commence National Teen Driver Safety week, Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyer Joseph Lipsky reminds parents of the importance their behind the wheel behavior in molding safe teen drivers. The need for National Teen Driver Safety Week…
  • Oct 10

    Taking Over the Counter Medicine Can Cause Car Accident

    Taking Over the Counter Medicine Can Cause Car Accident
    As a personal injury attorney helping seriously injured accident victims across Florida, including Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Joseph Lipsky wants his fellow drivers to know about a recent caution issued by the U.S. Food and Drug…
  • Oct 7

    Hands Free Devicies Do Not Prevent Car Accident

    Hands Free Devicies Do Not Prevent Car Accident
    Having represented thousands of seriously injured victims of car accidents in Miami and Fort Lauderdale over the past 20 years, personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky is always concerned when he notices that devices which are characterized as…
Rank this Week: 2555

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    The Frights of Premises Liability: Boo!

    The Frights of Premises Liability: Boo!
    Here we are again – it’s the time of year when children dress up as ghosts and other frightful characters and make their way around the neighborhood to collect candy from each home. At first glance, the only truly scary…
  • Oct 13

    $22 Million Settlement in Allstate Bad Faith Case

    $22 Million Settlement in Allstate Bad Faith Case
    Insurance companies are there to assist you when you need them, right? That’s why people pay insurance premiums, right? As our Palm Beach and Broward County personal injury lawyers know, that isn’t always the case; sometimes,…
  • Oct 10

    $28 Million Knee Injury Case

    $28 Million Knee Injury Case
    Did you know that a knee injury can be a serious problem? In fact, if you’re among the defendants in the ongoing case of Polett v. Public Communications, Inc., it can be – and is – a $27.6 million …The post $28…
Rank this Week: 2712

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Oct 20

    25 posts! Boom!

    25 posts! Boom!
    25 posts! Boom!
  • Oct 20

    What Do Family Law Attorneys Do?

    What Do Family Law Attorneys Do?
    What Do Family Law Attorneys Do? Family Law and Divorce Lawyers help guide people through some of the worst times of their lives. People many times liken a divorce to the same grieving process as if a close family member or spouse…
  • Sep 14

    I am divorced and I pay alimony. Can I stop paying alimony if I file bankruptcy?

    I am divorced and I pay alimony. Can I stop paying alimony if I file bankruptcy?
    Generally, no.  Spouses must continue to pay alimony even if they file bankruptcy. This includes the payment of past due alimony.  Section 523 is entitled “Exceptions to discharge.”  A person cannot…
Rank this Week: 2676

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    What are construction defects?

    What are construction defects?
    There is perhaps no more exciting time for a homeowner or commercial developer than seeing construction crews hard at work erecting the structures that they have invested so much time, money and energy into making a reality. Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 2

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- II

    What Florida law says about contractors, homeowners -- II
    In a previous post, our blog discussed how it's important for both a homeowner and a prospective builder to understand their rights and responsibilities under Florida law before embarking on a remodeling project or building an entirely new…
  • Sep 19

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector

    Reports uncover deceptive practices in state's construction sector
    As many reports have made clear, the construction sector here in Florida -- both residential and commercial -- is finally starting to show signs of sustained growth following the nightmare that was the recent recession. This means builders…
Rank this Week: 2602

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”

    MOVIE REVIEW: “LULLABY”
    Available on Netflix, “Lullaby” is a movie by Andrew Levitas about a dysfunctional family that is reunited by end-of-life issues.  Jonathan is a young man living on the opposite coast from his wealthy New York family. …
  • Oct 3

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S

    JOIN US FOR A WINE TASTING TO HELP END ALZHEIMER’S
    We are pleased to announce that Cramer Law Center is participating in the Jacksonville Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the third year in a row. To help us reach this year’s fundraising goal, we are holding our Second Annual…
  • Sep 19

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS

    WAITING TOO LATE (OR ALMOST TOO LATE) TO PLAN – OUR LATEST REAL WORLD LESSONS
    Unfortunately, we deal with death on a fairly regular basis as part of our practice, so it usually does not take us by surprise. However, we recently have had a couple of shocking deaths which illustrate why it is never too soon to plan. The…
Rank this Week: 2848

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Daytona Murder Conviction Vacated for Prosecutor Misconduct

    Daytona Murder Conviction Vacated for Prosecutor Misconduct
    While the first goal in any criminal case is to avoid conviction, those who have already been convicted may seek to challenge it with an appeal. Appellate courts in Florida generally won't overturn a conviction entirely, unless they find…
  • Oct 1

    Five DUI Manslaughter Charges Dropped In Florida Marijuana Impairment Case

    Five DUI Manslaughter Charges Dropped In Florida Marijuana Impairment Case
    Numerous charges against a defendant accused of causing a crash that killed five people while driving high on marijuana have been dropped after defense experts raised questions regarding the validity of the defendant's blood test results.…
  • Sep 15

    Florida Enhances Hit-and-Run Criminal Penaltie

    Florida Enhances Hit-and-Run Criminal Penaltie
    Recently, a woman was arrested in Daytona Beach for hit-and-run after allegedly running a stop sign and striking a city police officer's cruiser with her own vehicle on International Speedway Boulevard before fleeing. The 35-year-old suspect…
Rank this Week: 2854

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2793