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US Criminal Law Blog

US Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.uscriminallawblog.com/
  • May 2

    Bill to Seal Florida Criminal Records of People Found Not Guilty Goes to Governor

    Bill to Seal Florida Criminal Records of People Found Not Guilty Goes to Governor
    Florida lawmakers decided in favor of a measure that would wipe clean criminal records of those who are arrested, but later found “not guilty.” That would include some high-profile individuals such as Casey Anthony and George…
  • Apr 4

    Miami Health Care Fraud Charges Filed Against Puerto Rico Physician

    Miami Health Care Fraud Charges Filed Against Puerto Rico Physician
    A doctor licensed in Puerto Rico practicing medicine in Miami was recently arrested on 16 federal charges related to an alleged $20 million health care fraud scheme that reportedly involved claims to Medicaid and Medicare that were…
  • Mar 5

    White House: Expect Tougher Marijuana Enforcement

    White House: Expect Tougher Marijuana Enforcement
    It seemed after years of incessant and arbitrary crackdowns by federal agents on marijuana operations in legal purgatory by way of incongruous state and federal laws, there was finally a reprieve with the “Cole memo.”  In…
Rank this Week: 1968

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers boating safety and laws. By Dwayne Clark and Kristen Watson.

http://lawboat.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1469

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/
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
Rank this Week: 2778

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
  • Apr 24

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire
    Earlier this year the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the standard Juror Questionnaire, Form 1.983. There are currently only two standard juror questionnaires approved for use in civil trials by the Florida Supreme Court –…
  • Nov 29

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial
    The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended by the Florida Supreme Court to remove the limit on the number of alternate jurors in civil trials. Effective January 1, 2017, Rule 1.431 has been amended to read “The court may…
  • Oct 31

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial
    This month, in a case of first impression in Florida, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that statements posted by a juror on social media during trial were insufficiently prejudicial to require a new trial. The juror posted a series of…
Rank this Week: 749

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

By Matthew Sarelson & John Leighton.

http://www.resortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally
    Cruise Lines Finally Start Using Lifeguards…After Many Deaths and Injuries Cruise ships have seen many drownings and near-drownings of children in recent years. Virtually none of the major cruise lines would place lifeguards on their…
  • Apr 21

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally

    Cruise Ship Drownings Give Way to Lifeguards…Finally
    Cruise Lines Finally Start Using Lifeguards…After Many Deaths and Injuries Cruise ships have seen many drownings and near-drownings of children in recent years. Virtually none of the major cruise lines would place lifeguards on their…
  • Oct 25

    “Deathworld”: Theme Park Deaths at Dreamworld Highlight Hazards of Amusement Ride

    “Deathworld”: Theme Park Deaths at Dreamworld Highlight Hazards of Amusement Ride
    4 Die In Theme Park Tragedy October 25, 2016 In yet another tragic theme park mishap, Australia’s “Dreamworld” experienced a death toll this week that rivaled Mosul. Four people were killed aboard the park’s Thunder…
Rank this Week: 4641

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
  • Apr 19

    By What Authority: Reassigning State Attorney Ayala’s Case

    By What Authority: Reassigning State Attorney Ayala’s Case
    On March 16, 2017, Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced she would not seek the death penalty against Markeith Loyd, a man caught on camera executing a helpless police officer. In the process, she also…
  • 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 Lesser Included Offenses…
  • 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 →
Rank this Week: 4659

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 19

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment

    Floriduh May not allow Smoking Medical Marijuana - Despite Constitutional Amendment
    Florida Medical Marijuana Law Update#Floriduh may not allow smoking #medicalmarijuana #cannabislaws despite #constitutional…
  • Mar 7

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text

    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance - Complete Text
    Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing OrdinanceHow to Find a Complete Copy of the Hillsborough County Medical Marijuana Licensing Ordinance?The Hillsborough County Commission just adopted the Ordinance needed for dispensaries to go…
  • Feb 17

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint
    DUI checkpoint on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18.  Officers will be stationed near the 7200 block of Adamo Drive  from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.   Fighting for you or a friend. Law Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary…
Rank this Week: 4673

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney
    This crap is still going on. Lawyers hiring marketers, not paying attention to the unethical and cheesy ways they try to game Google for their lawyer-clients, and I'm done reaching out to these idiot lawyers to ask them to ask their marketers…
  • Apr 11

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"
    When you saw the video of that guy being dragged off the United Airlines flight, I trust your first thought was "man, that's terrible."My first thought was "man, someone is going to defend that."And so it developed, like every other video on…
  • Jan 17

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 427

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Information on immigration for individuals and businesses.

http://pobjeckylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Visas for Teacher

    Visas for Teacher
    VISAS FOR TEACHERS Spring flowers are being replaced with April showers, and the children are restless.  As summer nears, many public schools will need to replenish their workforce.  With a shortage of qualified teachers in many…
  • Mar 1

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?
    For people eager to become citizens, there are plenty of legal hurdles to pass, but one of the final tests on the path to citizenship is a test of 10 questions known as the Civics Test. If you were actually taking the test, it is not in a…
  • Aug 24

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of
    There are a number of common scams inflicted on innocent immigrants every year. One example occurred in Florida is when Josefa Siverio stole checks and money orders that hopeful applicants paid. The applications were ultimately denied when…
Rank this Week: 1844

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

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

    Has your cruise become an amusement park to the detriment of safety?

    Has your cruise become an amusement park to the detriment of safety?
    In the last decade, the cruise experience alone does not work in the economically fierce competition for  cruise passengers which has forced all the major cruise lines to turn the travel cruise experience into an “amusement…
  • Sep 13

    Fatal Incident aboard the Harmony of Seas Royal Caribbean cruise ship – Crew Member Injurie

    Fatal Incident aboard the Harmony of Seas Royal Caribbean cruise ship – Crew Member Injurie
    Frédéric Speich for La Provence French reporters of La Provence have confirmed that an incident occurred aboard the Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship owned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.  The ship…
  • Jul 22

    The Maritime Limitation Action – When you cannot avoid it, Postpone it!

    The Maritime Limitation Action – When you cannot avoid it, Postpone it!
    In the mid-nineteenth century, Congress passed the “Limitation Act” to induce capitalists to invest money in the maritime and shipping industries.  The Act achieves this purpose by exempting allegedly innocent vessel owners…
Rank this Week: 3644

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/
Rank this Week: 701

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 22

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing
    I cannot overemphasize the significance and power of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. It can initiate fundamental restructuring of state government and, in the process, deal far-reaching setbacks to the integrity of the judicial…
  • Mar 3

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310
    Silver Beach Towers Property Owners Association, Inc. v. Silver Beach Investments of Destin, L.C., No. 1D16-4555, 42 Fla. L. Weekly D442c (Fla 1st DCA February 21, 2017) involved a judgment awarding $1,827,372.18 plus…
  • Feb 25

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”
    The March 2017 of The Florida Bar Journal features several stories about the significant pro bono work lawyers do. Read about Tom’s pro bono contributions in The Pro Bono Pros: And How You Can Become…
Rank this Week: 3990

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2858

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 22

    Former U.S. Ambassador Discusses Technology & Miami as Global City

    Former U.S. Ambassador Discusses Technology & Miami as Global City
    Assouline & Berlowe Partner Peter E. Berlowe had the privilege of listening to firm friend Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Hon. Kirk Wagar speak last week at Pipeline Workspaces. Ambassador Wagar spoke about opportunities in South and…
  • Jan 3

    The Intersection of IP and Technology

    The Intersection of IP and Technology
    Registered Patent Attorney Greg Popowitz recently filmed a CLE focused on Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) and Attorneys’ use of Technology.  Greg discussed the important distinctions between patents, trademarks,…
  • Dec 28

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update

    Labor and Employment Law Annual Update
    Partner Ellen Leibovitch, Florida Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, will be speaking at the 17th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review. The annual course, presented by the The Florida Bar…
Rank this Week: 3608

Tina Willis Law

Tina Willis Law

Florida injury attorney shares in-depth articles telling injury victims how to maximize their accident and injury case settlements and verdicts, and exposes some scams in the industry. Also explains all different types of accident and injury cases, and how those are handled.

http://injuryattorneyflorida.com/
  • Mar 6

    Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?

    Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?
    Doctors Who Fail To Perform Surgery: Medical Malpractice? As a medical malpractice lawyer based in Orlando, Florida, one question I hear regularly from potential clients is whether a doctor’s failure to perform necessary surgery is…
  • Mar 25

    Attorneys Fees In Bad Faith Florida Car Accident Case

    Attorneys Fees In Bad Faith Florida Car Accident Case
    Bad Faith Attorneys’ Fees In Florida Car Accident Cases Sometimes, in car accident cases, an Orlando personal injury attorney needs to prove that an insurance company acted in bad faith against their insured.  This can allow their…
  • Mar 7

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount
    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Values As an Orlando auto accident attorney, I often consult verdict and settlement reporters to help myself and my team to advise clients regarding the possible value of their case.  This list…
Rank this Week: 1567

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys…

Florida Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    149 Children Sick From Food Poisoning In Miami And Broward From Caterer

    149 Children Sick From Food Poisoning In Miami And Broward From Caterer
    PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – A total of 149 children reportedly got food poisoning after eating food from a South Florida caterer, according to a report from the Florida Department of Health. According to the report, 117 of 403 children in…
  • Nov 27

    Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone recall for burn and fire hazard

    Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone recall for burn and fire hazard
    RECALL ALERT – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone may cause severe burns and fire damage The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones. There is a hazard where the lithium-ion battery in…
  • Nov 27

    Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone recall for burn and fire hazard

    Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone recall for burn and fire hazard
    RECALL ALERT – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone may cause severe burns and fire damage The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones. There is a hazard where the lithium-ion battery in…
Rank this Week: 4677

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

By the Pappas Group.

http://www.pappastax.com/the-tax-lawyers-blog/
  • Mar 4

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS
    The United States Department of Treasury has announced that the new annual due date for filing Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) for foreign financial accounts is April 15. Specifically, section 2006(b)(11) of... Read…
  • Apr 15

    Disgorgement by Tax Preparer Denied by U.S. Federal Court

    Disgorgement by Tax Preparer Denied by U.S. Federal Court
    The IRS was handed a huge defeat in federal district court on Tuesday when Judge Anne B. Conway of the Middle District of Florida ruled that the United States had not proved that even $1 of profits (ill-gotten…
  • Dec 8

    Owe the IRS? You Can Lose You Passport.

    Owe the IRS? You Can Lose You Passport.
    President Obama has signed a new passport revocation provision into law to help the IRS collect back taxes.  New § 7345 of the Internal Revenue Code has been added as a result of the passage of  H.R. 22…
Rank this Week: 2556

Official Blog of the Law Offices…

Official Blog of the Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary

Covers auto accidents liability, product liability and personal injury issues.

https://www.seanclearypa.com/blog
  • Mar 3

    A Bill Could Soon Change Malpractice Litigation

    A Bill Could Soon Change Malpractice Litigation
    It is a busy time for anyone following medical malpractice legislation. In a series of statements and actions concurrent with President Trump's 2011 urge to restrict malpractice litigation, and with his appointee Tom Price's legislative…
  • Feb 28

    New Florida Senate Measure Could Change Boating Accidents Liability

    New Florida Senate Measure Could Change Boating Accidents Liability
    A measure filed on February 27th aims to prohibit minors under 16 from operating boats with motors of 10 horsepower or more, or sailboats with hulls of 10 feet or more. SB 1262 was put forth by Sen. Gary Farmer, D-Fort Lauderdale, in keeping…
  • Feb 27

    3 Injured in Dangerous Sprint-Car Crash in Florida

    3 Injured in Dangerous Sprint-Car Crash in Florida
    Sunday 19, 2017, turned out to be a disastrous day for three spectators at the Volusia Speedway Park. The park is close to Barberville, in Volusia County, Florida. The three were attending the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car…
Rank this Week: 1579

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    The Securities Act of 1933 Revisited

    The Securities Act of 1933 Revisited
    The Securities Act of 1933 is referred to as the “truth in securities” law.   The act has two intended and effected results: It prohibits deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities.…
  • Feb 6

    Federal Violation of Probation

    Federal Violation of Probation
    Increasingly the U.S. Attorney’s office has been actively pursuing men and women who were placed on Federal probation but have either stopped checking in or have violated their probation with a new arrest.   Federal probation…
  • Jan 10

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization

    Conflict of Interest or Insider Trading? Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization
    On January 10th, 2017, it was announced that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was appointed as Senior Advisor to the future President.  News reports  of “conflict of interest” by Donald Trump, Jared…
Rank this Week: 4188

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Key West Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers catastrophic injuries and accidents in Florida. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.keywestinjurylawyerblog.com
  • Feb 27

    2016 – In review / 2017 – Off to a good start!

    2016 – In review / 2017 – Off to a good start!
    -Cases Resolved in Key West and Monroe County on a rapid increase. In our 40-year practice in Key West and Monroe County, we have seen the trend for serious and unnecessary injuries and deaths increase for a number of reasons.  First,…
  • Jan 16

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised

    Fumes-related Key Largo Fatal Incident, First Responders to be Praised
    This morning three workers became trapped when they investigated the reason for the newly-paved Long Key Road was settling.  Their investigation took them inside a drainage manhole, from which none of them came out alive.  The three…
  • Oct 13

    Spearfisherman seriously injured in Key West

    Spearfisherman seriously injured in Key West
    Diver down flag – Courtesy of diveasia.com Recently, Leesfield Scolaro represented the family of a young child who was fatally injured while snorkeling by the propellers of a boat off of Cow Key Channel, in Key West, Florida.  Last…
Rank this Week: 3506

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer…

Tampa Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business law. By Brick Business Law, P.A.

http://www.tampabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2080

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Feb 18

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT | USE IT Most people view the fifth amendment as a shelter or haven for individuals who have committed a crime. Invoking your right to remain silent is…
  • Feb 2

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Marijuana DUI | Amendment 2 In November 2016, the citizens of Florida passed Amendment 2.  Amendment 2 legalizes possession and use of marijuana for individuals who have been…
  • Oct 20

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Searching for an Aggressive Criminal Lawyer A Google search for “aggressive criminal lawyer” returns 9,780,000 results.  A Google search for “intelligent criminal…
Rank this Week: 1573

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
Rank this Week: 2664

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Qui Tam Lawsuit | Fort Myers Florida

    Qui Tam Lawsuit | Fort Myers Florida
    Your Qui Tam lawsuit is about stopping fraud as a concerned citizen and taxpayer. With your important, private, inside information, you can stop businesses from defrauding our government. Moreover, you can receive big incentive money awards…
  • Feb 15

    False Claims Act Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida

    False Claims Act Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida
    Do you know of fraud against the U.S. government or one of its programs? Contact me now. Your consult is free and confidential. As your Fort Myers Attorney, I want to help you turn your valuable insight and information into your cash award…
  • Feb 12

    Class Action Attorneys | Fort Myers Florida

    Class Action Attorneys | Fort Myers Florida
    You can fight back against scams and deceptive business practices. Choose class action attorneys to represent your in consumer justice claims against big companies. Contact Harris Law now for your free and confidential initial consultation.…
Rank this Week: 2547

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
    Qui Tam Whistleblower One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam…
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
     One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam whistleblower has…
  • Jan 27

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?
    Tax Fraud Whistleblower Every year, people and companies in the United States cheat on their taxes.  The IRS has a special term for the amount of taxes that go unpaid each year.  It’s called the “Tax Gap,” which…
Rank this Week: 503

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

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

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Jan 31

    The Jose Fernandez Estate: Questions, Uncertainty

    The Jose Fernandez Estate: Questions, Uncertainty
    Jose Fernandez, a once promising young starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins, was killed when the boat he was aboard crashed into a jetty off the Miami Beach coast. Authorities and initial reports stated that Fernandez was accompanied by two…
  • Jan 24

    Bad Faith Claim against Decedent’s Insurer not Subject to Creditor Claim Period

    Bad Faith Claim against Decedent’s Insurer not Subject to Creditor Claim Period
    Can a claim for bad faith be maintained against a decedent’s insurance company, where the claimant failed to file a timely creditor claim against the estate?  A new Florida case says yes, the bad faith claim against the insurance…
  • Jan 23

    Can You Serve a Lawsuit By Facebook?

    Can You Serve a Lawsuit By Facebook?
    In the modern age, where communication can be done by way of text, tweet, email, or swipe, the ancient requirement to hand-serve a summons and complaint on a defendant seems quite anachronistic.  Courts and legislatures have been moving…
Rank this Week: 1720

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?
    Ira Account Inheritance The answer to that question depends on whether you inherited the IRA account from your spouse or someone other than your spouse, such as your parent, sibling, or close friend.  You have more options if you…
  • Jan 27

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie
    SEC Whistleblowers On January 23, the SEC announced that its whistleblower program will pay out to three whistleblowers a combined award of $7 million.  The whistleblowers’ awards were for helping the SEC pursue an investment…
  • Jan 19

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 113

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L.

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure in Florida.

http://laniganpl.com/
  • Jan 31

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case

    Only the Lanigans Handle Your Case
    When you hire Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan or attorney Roddy Lanigan of Lanigan and Lanigan, only the Lanigans handle your case. Eric and Roddy work on cases together and they’re the people in charge of the case.…
  • Jan 30

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice

    Florida Law the Lanigans Practice
    Eric Lanigan's practice areas are predominantly what I would classify as general civil litigation primarily dealing with business issues like: Breach of contract Fraud Embezzlement Real estate Anything business law related We handle just…
  • Jan 27

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?

    Does Your Attorney Have the Experience to Win a Case?
    Winter Park Florida attorney Eric Lanigan says that more important that experience is: perseverance. Is your attorney prepared to relentlessly pursue your case? That means never letting go of trying to reach a successful conclusion.
Rank this Week: 3701

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Jan 31

    Criminal Solicitation In Okaloosa County or Walton County

    Criminal Solicitation In Okaloosa County or Walton County
    What It Is And The Penalties The act of soliciting another to commit a crime is an offense prohibited under Florida Statute 777.04(2). Soliciting is defined as asking in earnest or trying to induce another person to do a specific act. The…
  • Jan 23

    Criminal Attempt In Okaloosa County & Walton County

    Criminal Attempt In Okaloosa County & Walton County
    What It Is And The Penalties The act of attempting to commit a crime is an offense prohibited under Florida Statute 777.04(1). There are two necessary elements that must be proven by the state prosecutor for a person to be convicted of…
  • Jan 16

    Getting Blood Evidence Excluded In A DUI Case In Okaloosa or Walton County

    Getting Blood Evidence Excluded In A DUI Case In Okaloosa or Walton County
    Recently, we have had success in local DUI cases by challenging the admissibility of breath or blood testing results. One way to attack these tests is to first determine if the test was administered involuntarily. If so, you may have a legal…
Rank this Week: 2520

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?
    What many people fail to realize is that all citizens of the United States have a Fourth Amendment right against illegal searches created by the U.S. Constitution, and any evidence that comes from an illegal search may be suppressed at trial.…
  • Nov 2

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect
    A grandmother in Saint Augustine, Florida worked with her granddaughter to create green flames in their jack-o-lantern for Halloween, according to Jacksonville.com. The pumpkin ended up being an explosive, rather than the awesome Halloween…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
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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
  • Jan 25

    Why is January the Busiest Time for Divorces?

    Why is January the Busiest Time for Divorces?
    Family law attorneys throughout the United States understand that January is the busiest time for divorces. Once the holiday season is over, troubled couples typically want to get their lives straightened out and begin a new chapter by…
  • Jan 11

    Divorce & New Year's Resolution

    Divorce & New Year's Resolution
    If you are experiencing divorce during this time of year, dealing with the holidays can be quite a challenge. But with the end of your marriage in site upon the new year, this is the perfect opportunity to make some powerful resolutions…
  • Dec 20

    How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule

    How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule
    Creating a child visitation schedule takes time and effort, but it pays off. A reliable child custody schedule prevents any confusion between parents and children about visitation times and other custody matter. It reduces conflicts and…
Rank this Week: 4824

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
  • Jan 24

    Ownership of Safe Deposit Box Content

    Ownership of Safe Deposit Box Content
    Who owns the contents of a safe-deposit box when two people are on the box and one dies? The answer may depend on what is specifically provided in the lease or rental agreement with the bank.  In other words, does the bank have a written…
  • Jan 9

    Due Process, Death and Taxe

    Due Process, Death and Taxe
    I have written extensively about the application of the due process requirements under both the Florida and United States Constitutions in previous blogs and cannot resist touching upon a recent opinion in a state court case applying federal…
  • Dec 27

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary
    The Uniform Trust Code §602(c) provides that a settlor may revoke or amend a revocable trust by substantial compliance with a method provided in the terms of the trust or by any method manifesting clear and convincing evidence of the…
Rank this Week: 4736

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 4

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply
    An 11-year-old South Florida boy was struck and killed while riding on his bicycle about a mile from his North Fort Myers home recently. The driver of the pickup truck that hit the boy reportedly did not see him, as the stretch of road is not…
Rank this Week: 4494

Olivero Law Blog

Olivero Law Blog

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

http://www.brandonlawoffice.com/blog/
  • Dec 30

    Why you may need a parental power of attorney

    Why you may need a parental power of attorney
    If you are the parent of young children, you may occasionally need to leave them in the care of a close friend during a quick business trip, or perhaps with the grandparents while you take a kid-free holiday. Or, you may routinely leave your…
  • Jul 27

    Special Limits on Wage Garnishment

    Special Limits on Wage Garnishment
    In a previous blog post, http://www.brandonlawoffice.com/2016/06/heres-how-much-of-your-wages-can-be-garnished-to-pay-your-debts, we covered the broad limitations that federal and state laws place on wage garnishment. Wage garnishment is when…
  • Jun 15

    Here’s how much of your wages can be garnished to pay your debt

    Here’s how much of your wages can be garnished to pay your debt
    If you do not pay your debts, your creditors may try to take a portion of your income directly from your employer. This is called wage garnishment. Fortunately, there are limits to how much of your income may be garnished so that you can…
Rank this Week: 2047

The Edwards Law Firm Blog

The Edwards Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://www.edwardslawfirm.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Top Reasons To Consult an Elder Law Attorney

    Top Reasons To Consult an Elder Law Attorney
    Top Reasons To Consult an Elder Law Attorney from William T Edwards, Jr. If you have questions related to estate planning; if you are concerned about what you have done in the past, it’s best to see what an elder law attorney can do for…
  • Apr 29

    Top Estate Planning Tips for 2016

    Top Estate Planning Tips for 2016
    Top Estate Planning Tips for 2016 from William T Edwards, Jr. Let 2016 be the year that you finally tackle the task of ensuring your estate plan is in place.
  • Aug 10

    Free Report: Florida Estate Planning for Newlyweds After 50 and The Blended Family

    Free Report: Florida Estate Planning for Newlyweds After 50 and The Blended Family
    Once you have your estate plan updated and all of the new issues properly addressed, you can move forward with the confidence that this new chapter will indeed have a happy ending.  Did you know that more than one in three people ages 50…
Rank this Week: 2102

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?
    I wrote an article last year in The Tampa Tribune entitled "The Death of American Innovation?" discussing the impact of the America Invents Act (passed in 2011) on the validity and enforceability of patents in our country.   One of the…
  • Mar 28

    Florida's Patent Troll Act

    Florida's Patent Troll Act
    Last year, Florida (like a few other states) passed a "Patent Troll Prevention Act."  Fla. Stat. 501.991 et seq.  The act sought to discourage "bad faith" assertion of patent rights in Florida.  The Legislature described its…
  • Feb 18

    Uber in Gainesville? Not So Fast...

    Uber in Gainesville? Not So Fast...
    This will be my first post on a case from outside the Middle District of Florida, but instead comes from the Northern District.  I'll let the Judge provide the intro: You live in Gainesville and need to book a party bus, or perhaps…
Rank this Week: 4762

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/
  • Nov 14

    November Is National Family Caregivers Month

    November Is National Family Caregivers Month
    Caring for a family member can sometimes feel like a roller coaster ride. It can deepen the bond you have with your loved one, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. Caregivers are usually so busy giving care that they…
  • Oct 24

    When Did You Last Update Your Durable Power of Attorney?

    When Did You Last Update Your Durable Power of Attorney?
    Twice in the past few weeks we have had clients come in with durable powers of attorney that are more than 10 years old. The durable power of attorney is the legal document that states who you want to handle your non-medical affairs if…
  • Oct 17

    The Florida Medicaid Programs Are Different For Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care

    The Florida Medicaid Programs Are Different For Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care
    When a loved one needs assistance paying for the costs of long-term care, many families look to the Medicaid programs to provide that assistance. The FL Medicaid programs are available to provide the safety net these families seek, but…
Rank this Week: 2884

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

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

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Nov 4

    Blog Dormant - November 4, 2016

    Blog Dormant - November 4, 2016
    As of November 4, 2016, this blog is dormant. See http://www.jud6.org/LegalCommunity/LegalPractice/opinions/jeacopinions/2009/2009-20.html
  • Jun 1

    Florida's 2013 Adoption of Daubert Standard Should Be Applied Retroactively

    Florida's 2013 Adoption of Daubert Standard Should Be Applied Retroactively
    In Bunin v. Matrix Initiatives, Inc. (4D14-3579), the Fourth District affirmed the trial court's retroactive application of the Florida Legislature's 2013 adoption of the federal Daubert standard for the admission of expert testimony. The…
  • May 26

    Foreclosure Sale Cannot Go Forward When Timely Filed Motion for Rehearing Is Pending

    Foreclosure Sale Cannot Go Forward When Timely Filed Motion for Rehearing Is Pending
    In 944 CWELT-2007 LLC v. Bank of America (3D15-2091), the Third District granted a petition for certiorari that sought to quash an order denying a motion to cancel a foreclosure sale. On the date of the scheduled foreclosure sale, a…
Rank this Week: 395

Gallagher & Associates Law…

Gallagher & Associates Law Firm

Covers Florida foreclosure law.

http://gallagherlaw.blogspot.com/
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Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
Rank this Week: 1415

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Sep 25

    The Antique Firearm Exception to Florida’s Felon-in-Possession Statute

    The Antique Firearm Exception to Florida’s Felon-in-Possession Statute
    Jacek Stramski | The Supreme Court recently clarified the antique firearm exception to Florida’s “felon-in-possession” statute. The exception excludes antique firearms from the general probition on possessing firearms by…
  • Sep 18

    Court Orders New Mayoral Election for Miami Garden

    Court Orders New Mayoral Election for Miami Garden
    Jacek Stramski | The City of Miami Gardens will have to hold a second election for mayor after the Florida Supreme Court invalidated the election held on August 30, 2016. In Wright v. City of Miami Beach (SC16-1518), the Court
  • Jul 9

    When is an Accident a Crash under Florida’s Hit and Run Statute?

    When is an Accident a Crash under Florida’s Hit and Run Statute?
    Jacek Stramski | On July 7, the Supreme Court of Florida considered what it means for a vehicle to be “involved in a crash” for purposes of section 316.027, Florida Statutes. Gaulden v. State (SC14-399). The Court concluded in a
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South Florida Estate Planning Law

South Florida Estate Planning Law

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By David Shulman.

http://www.sofloridaestateplanning.com/
  • Sep 2

    Florida Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to Guardianship Accounting Rule

    Florida Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to Guardianship Accounting Rule
    On September 1, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the Probate Rules. The Probate Rules include both Probate and Guardianship. While there were multiple changes to throughout (many being minor), in this post I am going to…
  • May 19

    David Shulman’s Appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show – May 2016

    David Shulman’s Appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show – May 2016
    Here is my monthly appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show, where we discuss estate planning, probate, guardianship, powers of attorney, and related matters. The post David Shulman’s Appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show…
  • May 19

    David Shulman’s Appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show – May 2016

    David Shulman’s Appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show – May 2016
    Here is my monthly appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show, where we discuss estate planning, probate, guardianship, powers of attorney, and related matters. The post David Shulman’s Appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio Show…
Rank this Week: 3912

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Sep 1

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim
    If you have never needed legal representation before, you may view lawyers as a costly and unnecessary expense. However, when it comes to personal injury cases, in particular, choosing to handle a claim on your own could end up costing you a…
  • Sep 1

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim
    If you have never needed legal representation before, you may view lawyers as a costly and unnecessary expense. However, when it comes to personal injury cases, in particular, choosing to handle a claim on your own could end up costing you a…
  • Aug 2

    What to Do in a Florida Car Accident

    What to Do in a Florida Car Accident
    Car accidents are a reality of life, but should not be financially devastating. Knowing your responsibilities and rights as a driver is important to recovering damages from a car accident.   Steps to Take After a Car Accident Florida has…
Rank this Week: 4310

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Aug 30

    Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16

    Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16
    There are several type of Title II firearms which are sold by FFL dealers with a Class 3 SOT license. These items are restricted by the National Firearms Act as well as Iowa state law. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the…
  • Aug 29

    Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer

    Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer
    In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer.  Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to…
  • Aug 23

    ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay

    ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay
    We often get questions regarding muzzle brakes and some of the kit suppressors that can be found on eBay and Facebook.  Our advice is to buy a real suppressor and not fool around with these “kits”. When ATF arrests…
Rank this Week: 362

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Ocala Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Dean Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.ocalainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE
    In October of 2011, Dwayne Schwartz side-swiped Susan Christ while he was trying to pass a stopped bus; Schwartz was travelling approximately ten miles per hour. After the accident, both drivers moved their cars to the side of the rode and at…
  • Aug 29

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE
    In October of 2011, Dwayne Schwartz side-swiped Susan Christ while he was trying to pass a stopped bus; Schwartz was travelling approximately ten miles per hour. After the accident, both drivers moved their cars to the side of the rode and at…
  • Aug 29

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE

    BREACH BUT NO DAMAGE
    In October of 2011, Dwayne Schwartz side-swiped Susan Christ while he was trying to pass a stopped bus; Schwartz was travelling approximately ten miles per hour. After the accident, both drivers moved their cars to the side of the rode and at…
Rank this Week: 2437