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Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law

Covers changes in Florida law in the area of estate planning, tax law and probate law. By Marc J. Soss.

http://blog.fl-estateplanning.com
  • Apr 9

    LAST MINUTE IRA CONTRIBUTION TIPS

    LAST MINUTE IRA CONTRIBUTION TIPS
    Last minute retirement benefits that you should utilize: Contribute For Your Spouse: If you’re married and at least one spouse is employed (and you’re not earning above the IRS income thresholds), the working spouse can…
  • Apr 3

    IRS RELIEF FOR MISSED PORTABILITY ELECTIONS

    IRS RELIEF FOR MISSED PORTABILITY ELECTIONS
    The IRS has provided relief for individuals who missed the opportunity to make a "portability election." Each individual may pass during their lifetime or at death the sum of $5,340,000 (in 2014) without incurring federal estate taxes. …
  • Mar 26

    IRS To Apply One-Rollover-Per-Year Limit on IRA Rollover

    IRS To Apply One-Rollover-Per-Year Limit on IRA Rollover
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued new guidance in accordance with a recent tax court decision interpreting an Internal Revenue Code requirement allowing taxpayers to complete only one rollover per year from an Individual…
Rank this Week: 2869

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
Rank this Week: 2816

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 5

    Are we all now familiar with the term "Conscious Uncoupling" ?

    Are we all now familiar with the term "Conscious Uncoupling" ?
    I know I am. Do we all know what it means? Do we know where the term originated? Do we know who created that term? The phrase is seen or heard almost on a daily basis. I think by now we all know that Gwyneth Paltrow, the well known and…
  • Apr 5

    Divorce Mistakes That Everyone Make

    Divorce Mistakes That Everyone Make
    Welcome to the 21st Century! With the popularity of Facebook, Twitter and the internet in general, your life has become an open book. You may need to seek the services of a seasoned attorney when social media becomes a central issue in your…
  • Apr 5

    Law Prohibits Divorcing Couples From Having Sex

    Law Prohibits Divorcing Couples From Having Sex
    Incredible as it sounds, the Massachusetts legislature is considering such a bill. The proposal should not be considered in a vacuum however, as it applies only in specific situations, when minor children are involved. The proposal was…
Rank this Week: 2549

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Bitcoin Continues to be of Concern to Regulatory Authoritie

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

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

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

    Puerto Rico Municipal Bonds: Not Just Another Muni

    Puerto Rico Municipal Bonds: Not Just Another Muni
    Trying to navigate your way through the world of investing in an effort to not only make good investment decisions, but also to avoid the pitfalls of poor investment advice, can be a daunting task. Some investors struggle just trying to…
Rank this Week: 2703

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 2

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County
    FDLE is reporting that crime is down in Hendry County. Data shows that total arrests were down 13.9 percent from 2011 to 2012, with violent crime arrests down nearly five percent. Violent crime was defined by the study as Murder, Sex…
  • Apr 1

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting
    The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is targeting meth labs and are looking to the community to help them on their quest. News reports claim that eleven methamphetamine-related arrests in recent months prompted a town hall meeting last…
  • Mar 28

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession
    A Vero Beach man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to police that he had downloaded “a lot” of child porn. During a search of his home, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office confiscated at least 21…
Rank this Week: 2929

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Senator Rockefeller Continues to Speak Out About Cruise Ship Safety

    Senator Rockefeller Continues to Speak Out About Cruise Ship Safety
    This is an interesting press release that came out on, March 2, 2014, from Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, discussing a statement that he submitted to the national transportation and safety board, which is currently holding hearings…
  • Sep 17

    Costa Concordia to Finally Be Taken Away

    Costa Concordia to Finally Be Taken Away
    Delayed by three hours because of strong thunderstorms, the unprecedented operation of salvaging the massive Costa Concordia cruise liner began today, September 16, 2013 in the Giglio Island. With a process known as par buckling, crews are…
  • Jun 12

    10 Persons Hospitalized Due to Boating Accident

    10 Persons Hospitalized Due to Boating Accident
    Our firm acts as safety advocates for those harmed at sea. However, we simply don't wait for accidents to happen and then get involved. I have testified in congress address safety issues on cruise ships, pushing for the adoption of safety…
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DivorceYes Blog

DivorceYes Blog

Covers Florida divorce issues. By Miller Law Associates.

http://www.divorceyes.com/wordpress/
  • Mar 30

    What Kids Will Want To Know About Your Divorce

    What Kids Will Want To Know About Your Divorce
    Children are curious by nature. If you’re getting divorced, they’re going to have questions…a lot of them. You need to be prepared to give your kids an age-appropriate response that will satisfy their curiosity. It might…
  • Mar 25

    The Important Things Most Divorce Document Preparation Websites Can’t Offer

    The Important Things Most Divorce Document Preparation Websites Can’t Offer
    If you’re getting divorced, the first decision you have to make is whether or not you’ll hire an attorney. These days, online DIY divorce services have become all the rage. Now, you can simply go to a website, give them ……
  • Mar 20

    The Serious Dangers of DIY Divorce

    The Serious Dangers of DIY Divorce
    DIY divorce packages have become incredibly. Nowadays, you can simply go to a website, order the documents you need to file for divorce, have them prepared for you, and then file for divorce on your own. You don’t even have ……
Rank this Week: 2914

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/
  • Mar 27

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce in Florida?

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce in Florida?
    Every now and then I come across an article that I think is interesting to the masses and not only to those people who believe that a divorce or separation is imminent. Today in Hillsborough County a same sex couple is attempting to…
  • Nov 27

    5 things that will drive divorcees nut

    5 things that will drive divorcees nut
    I Recently came across an article about the things that drive divorce people crazy. I find that the five things that his writer finds to be annoying about their own divorce to be truly universal with most of the people and cases that I…
  • Aug 14

    Designation for other Legal Purposes v. School Designation

    Designation for other Legal Purposes v. School Designation
    Florida is a progressive state in that it does not recognize a primary parent or even a majority parent. We have time-sharing of children and in most cases, except those very unique cases, the parties also share parental responsibility. …
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Florida Appellate Review

Florida Appellate Review

Features news and analysis of Florida Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court decisions and developments. By Dan Bushell.

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

    Florida Courts' Jurisdiction Over Foreign Assets Curtailed

    Florida Courts' Jurisdiction Over Foreign Assets Curtailed
    Courts' power to do justice in civil cases depends on their ability to enforce their judgments, i.e., to compel parties to pay up when they are found liable. But courts are also wary of extending their power outside of their own territory,…
  • Mar 13

    Late Disclosure in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Doesn't Prevent Pursuit of a Claim

    Late Disclosure in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Doesn't Prevent Pursuit of a Claim
    Florida's Third District Court of Appeal (in Miami) recently reaffirmed that making a mistake in one's bankruptcy filings is not necessarily fatal. The decision reversing summary judgment in Montes v. Mastec North America, Inc., No.…
  • Feb 3

    Can Judges Be Facebook Friends With Lawyers?

    Can Judges Be Facebook Friends With Lawyers?
    Is a Facebook friendship really a friendship? Can judges be "friends" with attorneys on Facebook? Florida judges and legal ethicists have been debating these questions for more than four years. Florida District Courts of Appeal have now begun…
Rank this Week: 2626

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

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

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
  • Mar 18

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State
    "Conspiracy" is one of those legal terms that's often thrown around and of which many people are at lease vaguely aware, but relatively few actually understand. Generally, the law defines a conspiracy as an agreement between two or more…
  • Mar 11

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State
    Details matter. In Florida criminal cases, the difference between being charged with one crime over another can have a big impact on whether a criminal defendant is ultimately convicted and on how much time he or she may eventually have to…
Rank this Week: 2499

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Covers Florida divorce, custody, paternity, and child support.

http://www.18884mydivorce.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Three Ways To Improve Prospects in a Florida Child Custody Case

    Three Ways To Improve Prospects in a Florida Child Custody Case
    By Attorney Howard Iken: While child custody cases can be difficult on both parents and their children, parents who are able to amicably develop a parenting plan with timeshare arrangements that are mutually acceptable can significantly ease…
  • Feb 18

    Action News Interviews Attorney Howard Iken

    Action News Interviews Attorney Howard Iken
    Attorney Howard Iken discusses peak in divorce filings at Valentine’s Day each year. Each year many different effects come together to form a perfect storm of divorce filings. The holidays always bring high expectations and hard…
  • Feb 13

    Happy Valentines Day ??

    Happy Valentines Day ??
    By Emily Vasquez: February 14th, love is the air. We’re surrounded by images of roses, chocolate, diamonds...and divorce papers. Contrary to the loving holiday Valentine’s is cut out to be, it is actually the time of the year…
Rank this Week: 2832

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Lauderdale Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and wrongful death law in automobile and motorcycle accidents. By The Ben Law Firm.

http://www.fort-lauderdale-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 19

    Good News for South Florida -- Seniors are Better Driver

    Good News for South Florida -- Seniors are Better Driver
    Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation's aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they've been proved wrong. Today's drivers aged 70 and…
  • Dec 23

    Speeding Ferrari kills one, injures two others, and driver flee

    Speeding Ferrari kills one, injures two others, and driver flee
    The driver of a Ferrari caused another car to rollover with the tragic result that one person is dead and another severely injured. The hit and run occurred on I-75, near Hialeah. After the high speed impact, both cars were disabled and…
  • Nov 5

    Jury Awards $150M In Wrongful Death Trucking Accident Case

    Jury Awards $150M In Wrongful Death Trucking Accident Case
    A California jury awarded over $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched as her family burned to death in a fiery crash on a highway in Southern California. This tragic accident occured when the family's SUV got caught under…
Rank this Week: 2529

Florida Asset Protection &…

Florida Asset Protection & Estate Planning

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

http://blog.thecolemanlawfirm.net
  • Feb 24

    Welcome D. Kent Sausaman, JD, MBA, LLM to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

    Welcome D. Kent Sausaman, JD, MBA, LLM to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC
    <font face="Verdana" style="font-size: 16px;">We take great pride and pleasure in welcoming D. Kent Sausaman to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC.</font> <div><img…
  • Feb 19

    Durable Power of Attorneys for Medicaid Planning

    Durable Power of Attorneys for Medicaid Planning
    <font face="Verdana">Most elderly people who need skilled nursing care usually do not have legal capacity to sign appropriate documents to restructure their assets and qualify for Medicaid benefits to pay for nursing…
  • Jan 19

    Welcome Shea M. Moser to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

    Welcome Shea M. Moser to The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC
    <font style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font style="FONT-SIZE: 16px" face="Verdana">We are excited to welcome attorney Shea M. Moser to our law firm.<img style= "BORDER-TOP: 0px solid;…
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Orlando Injury Lawyer Blog

Orlando Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, car insurance, consumer products, medical malpractice and more. By Ward & Caggiano.

http://www.orlandoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostic – Orlando Nerve Injury During Blood Draw

    Labcorp &amp; Quest Diagnostic &ndash; Orlando Nerve Injury During Blood Draw
    Labcorp & Quest Diagnostic Orlando laboratory technicians should carefully draw blood from patients. Otherwise, nerve injury can occur. Innocent patients can suffer brief discomfort, temporary injury and pain from bad needle placement.…
  • Jan 7

    Orlando Injury Doctor

    Orlando Injury Doctor
    Whether you live in Orlando or vacation here, businesses, retail stores, theme parks and other drivers must not endanger your safety. When carelessness causes harm, we find that the insurance company may compel you or your family member to be…
  • Dec 11

    Disney Injury Claim

    Disney Injury Claim
    Disney injury lawsuits have involved dangerous bathrooms, sidewalks and rides, and now a hot nacho cheese injury lawsuit. As Orlando injury lawyers, handling many Disney injury lawsuits with excellent results, we find this injury claim…
Rank this Week: 2728

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: 2785

Florida Insurance Claim Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claim Lawyer Blog

By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.floridainsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2574

Appealing Decisions

Appealing Decisions

Covers appellate opinions and practice in Florida and elsewhere. By Jennifer R. Dixon.

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

    Florida Supreme Court Closes Loophole in Condominium Act

    Florida Supreme Court Closes Loophole in Condominium Act
    This week, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of North Carillon, LLC vs. CRC 603, LLC, et al.  (Case No. SC12-75).  The case involved interpretation a provision of the Florida’s Condominium Act (Chapter…
  • Dec 30

    What Does an Appellate Lawyer Do?

    What Does an Appellate Lawyer Do?
    Most people understand the primary function of an appellate attorney:  to research and write appellate briefs and present oral arguments to the appellate panel.  However, many people, including lawyers, are not aware of…
  • Sep 19

    Delayed Discovery Doctrine Held Not to Apply to Negligence Actions Involving Child Sexual Abuse

    Delayed Discovery Doctrine Held Not to Apply to Negligence Actions Involving Child Sexual Abuse
    In an opinion filed on September 4, 2013, the Third District Court of Appeal held that the delayed discovery doctrine does not apply to extend the statute of limitations in a negligence action arising out of allegations of child sexual…
Rank this Week: 2822

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Know Before You Go: Affidavit of Support Issue

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

    Canadian Citizen Justin Bieber Arrested: Immigration Consequences?

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

    Know Before You Go: Issues for Family Based Marriage Case

    Know Before You Go: Issues for Family Based Marriage Case
    Complex issues can arise for a couple who are citizens of different countries, but want to stay together. Non-Immigrant visas are temporary. A non U.S. citizen who wants to visit their U.S. citizen significant other may run into problems at…
Rank this Week: 2532

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2829

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal law issues associated with resorts and the hospitality industry. By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.miamiresortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident
    South Florida has a serious problem when it comes to fatal hit and run car accidents. Last year alone there were over 70,000 hit and run crashes in Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, there were 330 fatalities combined in 2011…
  • Oct 25

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea
    Another traumatic accident has plagued the cruise ship industry, as a young boy of six years old accidently drowned to death. Qwentyn Hunter's family was supposed to be enjoying a four-day cruise through the Caribbean, when suddenly…
  • Aug 23

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform
    The state of Florida has failed to pass legislation, which would enact regulations for the parasailing industry. This is extremely troubling to native Floridians and tourist, who are looking to experience the thrill of parasailing. Since 1998…
Rank this Week: 2806

Florida Association Law Blog

Florida Association Law Blog

Covers condo and HOA law. By Daniel Wasserstein.

http://floridaassociationlawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge is Power
    We have all heard the phrase “knowledge is power” but a recent Florida case involving a condominium association suggests that a lack of proper knowledge may prove to be even more powerful! In the process of collecting delinquent…
  • Aug 4

    Legislative Changes when a Board Rearrange

    Legislative Changes when a Board Rearrange
    This legislative session was a busy one as far as condominiums and homeowners associations are concerned.  This article will focus  on new responsibilities impacting the board of directors for homeowners associations. For new…
  • Jun 11

    Speedy Foreclosure Law – A New Way to Avoid Delay

    Speedy Foreclosure Law – A New Way to Avoid Delay
    The average number of days it has taken a lender to foreclose in Florida has been estimated at almost 900 days!  In many of these cases the borrower has defaulted in the lawsuit or has otherwise abandoned the property, so responsibility…
Rank this Week: 2688

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Spice--Illegal in Florida and under Federal Law

    Spice--Illegal in Florida and under Federal Law
    Spice, promoted as a synthetic marijuana, is illegal in Florida, Alabama and under Federal laws. It wasn't that long ago when this product was available in convenience stores and elsewhere. This product was also labeled "K2," "herbal…
  • Jun 13

    Can You Record Without Someone Knowing -- No, But Maybe?

    Can You Record Without Someone Knowing -- No, But Maybe?
    What used to be clear is no longer so. Chapter 934 of the Florida statutes prohibits "any person" from recording oral communications without consent and disclosing such recordings. Simply put, you could not record a conversation with…
  • Jun 5

    Law Enforcement's Taking of DNA samples upon arrrest

    Law Enforcement's Taking of DNA samples upon arrrest
    On June 3, 2013, the United States Supreme Court in Maryland v. King has ruled criminal suspects can be subjected to a police DNA test after arrest but before trial and conviction. The Supreme Court used a privacy-versus-public-safety policy…
Rank this Week: 2619

the intangible

the intangible

Covers developments in intellectual property. By Tamaroff & Tamarosff, P.A.

http://theintangible.com/
  • Apr 8

    IP Roundup: Legal News From Around the Web

    IP Roundup: Legal News From Around the Web
    Welcome back to the latest installment in IP news—this week, with international flair. Spain is the latest nation to make a big splash in the news over its IP laws. Last year, the country created a commission to help protect content…
  • Apr 1

    IP Roundup: Legal News From Around the Web

    IP Roundup: Legal News From Around the Web
    There’s something for everyone in this installment of the IP Roundup – including a brand new, hot-off-the-presses Supreme Court ruling. The NFL has agreed to a $42 million settlement with a group of former football players who…
  • Mar 26

    IP Roundup: Legal News From Around the Web

    IP Roundup: Legal News From Around the Web
    Apple and Superman… you’ve seen these stories before. But that’s the nature of the law—cases take a long time, and appeals can take even longer. IP law is no exception. You know that if Apple isn’t in…
Rank this Week: 2910

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: 2571

Garvin Law Firm Blog

Garvin Law Firm Blog

Covers Florida personal injury and criminal defense news.

http://www.garvinlegal.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2888

Tucker's Disability Benefits Blog

Tucker's Disability Benefits Blog

Covers disability law and disability benefits. By John Tucker.

http://thedisabilitylawfirm.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 7

    Social Security Adds New Conditions to Fast Track Disabilitty Approval Proce

    Social Security Adds New Conditions to Fast Track Disabilitty Approval Proce
    In July, the Social Security Administration announced that its new "Compassionate Allowances Conditions Fast Track Disability Process" will expand to include 100 Conditions.   Social Security Commissioner Michael J. Astrue, announced 12…
  • Sep 4

    Could Proposed Pentagon Plan to Start Military Retirement At Normal Retirement Age Impact VA Disability Claims?

    Could Proposed Pentagon Plan to Start Military Retirement At Normal Retirement Age Impact VA Disability Claims?
    CBS News is reporting that a Pentagon study is suggesting that one budgetary fix that may help ease deficits is to move the starting date for military retirement pension payments back to normal retirement age.  The report on CBS' webpage…
  • Aug 30

    Excellent Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your 401k

    Excellent Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your 401k
    Occasionally, I offer information on this blog outside of the topic of disability area that I think may be helpful.  A large part of our practice involves ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.  ERISA is the…
Rank this Week: 2517

Estate & Tax Planning Musings

Estate & Tax Planning Musings

Provides updates on estate and tax planning information and cases. By Marc J. Soss.

http://estate-taxplanningmusings.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Modified Accumulation Trusts For IRA or Other Qualified Plan Benefits at Death

    Modified Accumulation Trusts For IRA or Other Qualified Plan Benefits at Death
    Recent private letter rulings issued by the Internal Revenue Service have created concern among estate-planning attorneys regarding the best way to draft trusts that are intended as potential receptacles of IRA or other qualified plan…
  • Mar 22

    Richest States Could Be the Best for Estate Planning

    Richest States Could Be the Best for Estate Planning
    A recent study powered by TheStreet reports that the following are the states with the most and the least liquid millionaires as a percentage of the total population, listed in descending order:Most Millionaires:HawaiiMarylandNew…
  • Dec 14

    IRS Loses Billion Dollar Transfer Pricing Case

    IRS Loses Billion Dollar Transfer Pricing Case
    The IRS lost a billion dollar § 482 transfer pricing case yesterday. Veritas Software Corp. v. Commissioner, 133 T.C. No. 14 (Dec. 10, 2009):
Rank this Week: 2808

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Florida Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida truck accidents involving moving trucks, tractor trailers, and rental trucks. By Flaxman Law Group.

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

    How Will You Pay for the Injuries Sustained in Your Trucking Collision?

    How Will You Pay for the Injuries Sustained in Your Trucking Collision?
    Unexpected medical expenses are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy across the country, according to some studies. Even motorists who have excellent medical coverage and car insurance often find themselves paying substantial amounts…
  • Apr 10

    New Study About Fatigue Could be Key in Reducing Trucking Accident Rates in Homestead and Other Citie

    New Study About Fatigue Could be Key in Reducing Trucking Accident Rates in Homestead and Other Citie
    There is some good news when it comes to the number of serious car accidents in Homestead and other U.S. communities. Between 2012 and 2013, the number of fatal automobile crashes across the nation dropped about three percent while the number…
  • Apr 8

    How Cargo Theft Can Cause Injuries for Truckers in Miami and Other Citie

    How Cargo Theft Can Cause Injuries for Truckers in Miami and Other Citie
    According to Florida Highway Patrol, cargo theft is a major concern across the state. While it does not get as much attention as trucking accidents in Miami and other cities, it is a huge problem for the industry and for truck drivers. Not…
Rank this Week: 3433

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
Rank this Week: 3012

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury claims. By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

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

    Daytona Car Accidents: Parents Key to Teen Drunk Driving Prevention

    Daytona Car Accidents: Parents Key to Teen Drunk Driving Prevention
    With spring in full swing, high school seniors are preparing for prom, graduation celebrations and one last summer of fun before embarking on the next chapter of their lives. What parents may not realize is that these gatherings often involve…
  • Apr 13

    Daytona Car Accident Lawyers Support Distracted Driving Month

    Daytona Car Accident Lawyers Support Distracted Driving Month
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and our Daytona car accident lawyers believe it's an appropriate time to highlight the potential dangers of this all-too-common behavior behind the wheel. Authorities with the Florida Highway…
  • Mar 24

    Daytona Slip-and-Fall Claims - Serious Injuries & Complex Case

    Daytona Slip-and-Fall Claims - Serious Injuries &amp; Complex Case
    A woman who suffered serious injuries after falling on a school sidewalk while leaving a graduation ceremony is being given a chance by the Georgia Supreme Court to continue pursuing her claim, following an initial denial. While so-called…
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Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    Broward Pedestrian Accidents a Serious, Ongoing Safety Threat

    Broward Pedestrian Accidents a Serious, Ongoing Safety Threat
    Recently in Weston, a hit-and-run driver struck a pedestrian on U.S. 27, causing the adult male victim to suffer serious injuries. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment. Authorities are looking for the driver, but our pedestrian…
  • Apr 10

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Florida

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Florida
    Distracted driving is a major problem in Florida, with the state highway patrol reporting nearly 40,000 crashes, 33,000 injuries and more than 200 deaths each year can be attributed to drivers who weren't giving the road their full attention.…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Lawmakers Wrangle Over Red-Light Camera

    Florida Lawmakers Wrangle Over Red-Light Camera
    As Fort Lauderdale car accident attorneys, we note that one of the most common causes of serious and fatal crashes is red-light running. Red-light cameras were born of the idea that because this action is so dangerous, there had to be a way…
Rank this Week: 3415

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog

Provides personal injury news and tips. By Morgan Dramis.

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

    FIERY CALIFORNIA BUS/TRUCK ACCIDENT LEAVES TEN PEOPLE DEAD

    FIERY CALIFORNIA BUS/TRUCK ACCIDENT LEAVES TEN PEOPLE DEAD
    Last week, a Fed-Ex truck collided with a charter bus that was carrying a group of students who were visiting Humboldt State University in California. The Fed-Ex truck had crossed into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle before…
  • Apr 14

    DROWSY DRIVING ACCIDENTS

    DROWSY DRIVING ACCIDENTS
    A sleep disorder may have contributed to a deadly Metro-North train derailment last year. The engineer of the train was found to be suffering from sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing stops and starts. Sleep disorders can be caused from…
  • Apr 10

    FAILURE TO USE TURN SIGNALS A BIGGER PROBLEM THAN DISTRACTED DRIVING

    FAILURE TO USE TURN SIGNALS A BIGGER PROBLEM THAN DISTRACTED DRIVING
    Florida drivers know all too well how annoying it can be to be stuck behind a driver who has their turn signal on and the turn never actually materializes. It's also annoying when a driver suddenly changes lanes without giving notice.…
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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/
Rank this Week: 3054

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/
Rank this Week: 3157

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Tampa Bay Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Whittel & Melton LLC.

http://www.tampabayinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3381

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    Focusing on a Form of Pharmaceutical Fraud: Doctor Indicted for Selling Narcotic Prescription

    Focusing on a Form of Pharmaceutical Fraud: Doctor Indicted for Selling Narcotic Prescription
    Narcotic medications can be a critical part of a pain-management regime. While these drugs can be miraculous for those in medical need, misuse has reached epidemic levels. Sadly, sometimes this abuse is fueled by the very medical…
  • Apr 13

    Medicare Money in Hands of a Few, Campaign Contributions Raise Suspicion

    Medicare Money in Hands of a Few, Campaign Contributions Raise Suspicion
    This week, Medicare opened the books on where it has distributed roughly $77 billion in a report that is the most detailed accounting of the federal program’s expenditures in its 50-year history. Some fascinating, yet eyebrow-raising,…
  • Apr 12

    Major Initiatives Are Launched to Encourage Railroad Safety in Wake of Tragedie

    Major Initiatives Are Launched to Encourage Railroad Safety in Wake of Tragedie
    This week saw a couple of important developments concerning safety on the rails emanating from the federal government and railroads. The initiatives, a campaign from a nonprofit backed by railroads, a trade group and the government that…
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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

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

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case
    In some Fort Lauderdale felony defense cases, the defendant can be ordered to pay restitution and compensation to any victims who may be involved. In traffic cases, if you are or were an insured driver, depending on your policy, it's possible…
  • Apr 5

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Historically, courts have given a broad leeway to police officers when it comes to traffic stops, often granting a greater weight to public safety than to the rights of the accused. However, these powers are not limitless. If a police…
  • Mar 27

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI
    Florida voters are on the verge of determining whether marijuana should be legal in this state for medicinal purposes, as so far 21 other states and D.C. have done. It's important to note that such a measure wouldn't make driving while…
Rank this Week: 3597

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Apr 10

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election
    In 2012 I became involved in the Byron Donalds Campaign for United States Congress in Southwest Florida’s Congressional District 19.  It was a labor of love for our country and the principles of freedom and limited government that…
  • Apr 9

    The Constitution’s Sixteenth Amendment: Result of Political Miscalculation

    The Constitution’s Sixteenth Amendment: Result of Political Miscalculation
    When April 15th rolls around as they labor toward the filing deadline for income taxes, Americans would be forgiven if they were to become nostalgic about Patrick Henry’s opposition to the Stamp Act of 1765 and his call for the death of…
  • Apr 4

    Curt Clawson Meet & Greet April 8 4-6 PM Colonial Country Club

    Curt Clawson Meet &amp; Greet April 8 4-6 PM Colonial Country Club
    Join us this Tuesday, April 8 from 4-6 PM Colonial Country Club  Meet Congressional Candidate Curt Clawson The April 22 Special Primary Election for Congress will be upon us soon. Take this chance to meet and visit with Curt…
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Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Apr 10

    Separation Due to Personality Disorders: A Study in Contradiction

    Separation Due to Personality Disorders: A Study in Contradiction
    The United States Army put the 36 year-old man in handcuffs. They isolated him in a six-by-eight foot cell. The lights were kept on all night, and loud heavy metal music often blared, ensuring the man would remain sleep-deprived. They denied…
  • Apr 9

    Denied Social Security or Disability Benefits? Seek Legal Advice

    Denied Social Security or Disability Benefits? Seek Legal Advice
    Each year, millions of Americans apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and the vast majority of those applicants are denied. Between September 2012 and June 2013, only 29.4% of initial SSD/SSI…
  • Apr 7

    “What Was I Fighting For?” – Veterans, Mental Illness, and Criminal “Justice”

    “What Was I Fighting For?” – Veterans, Mental Illness, and Criminal “Justice”
    On a chilly night in February, 2014, Marine veteran Jerome Murdough sought shelter in the warm stairwell of a housing project in Harlem. Jerome suffered from both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and was homeless. Police arrived, and…
Rank this Week: 3240

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Florida Woman Poops on Courthouse Elevator. Breach of Bathroom Peace?

    Florida Woman Poops on Courthouse Elevator. Breach of Bathroom Peace?
    Meet Patricia Ann Jamison. Ms. Jamison was recently accused of the odd act of pooping in a courthouse elevator and subsequently arrested for the same event. According to a Huffington Post story, on March 7, 2013 security staff at the St.…
  • Mar 17

    Is Your March Madness Tournament Pool Legal?

    Is Your March Madness Tournament Pool Legal?
    Many believe this week is the greatest week in all of sports. Work efficiency goes in the can, attention is diverted, and more than 50 million red blooded Americans will be living and dying on whether the sophomore shooting guard from…
  • Feb 27

    Tampa Teacher's Aide Arrested For DUI. Pantless DUI.

    Tampa Teacher's Aide Arrested For DUI. Pantless DUI.
    Teacher's Aide by day, pantless driver by night? That's what Pasco County deputies claim after pulling over Kristi Steuber earlier this week. According to a police report, Steuber was pulled over in Pasco County for speeding when deputies…
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Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Federal Trucking Agency Launches Program To Hold Carriers Responsible For Safety Violation

    Federal Trucking Agency Launches Program To Hold Carriers Responsible For Safety Violation
    Last month, this blog discussed the newly-passed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hours-of-service (“HOS”) safety requirements for commercial truck drivers, limiting the number of hours a truck driver is permitted to…
  • Mar 24

    Brutal Hit-And-Run Accident Emphasizes Need For Tougher Penaltie

    Brutal Hit-And-Run Accident Emphasizes Need For Tougher Penaltie
    Late last year, our Miami bicycle accident attorneys kept a close watch on the development of new legislation, entitled the “Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act,” that, if passed, would increase the minimum jail sentences for leaving…
  • Mar 11

    Study Finds That New Driving Regulations On Truckers Will Prevents Thousands Of Crashe

    Study Finds That New Driving Regulations On Truckers Will Prevents Thousands Of Crashe
    In June, this blog discussed newly-passed regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) revising the hours-of-service (“HOS”) safety requirements…
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Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Luhrsen Law Group Blog

Covers Florida personal injury law.

http://www.luhrsen.com/blog
  • Apr 3

    Distracted Driving: Technology Problem and Technology Solution

    Distracted Driving: Technology Problem and Technology Solution
    With our society increasingly dependent on having technology available at our fingertips, it comes as no surprise that driving accidents stemming from technological distractions have skyrocketed in recent years. Government agencies, advocacy…
  • Mar 30

    Broken Brakes: Mechanical Errors Cause Truck Accident

    Broken Brakes: Mechanical Errors Cause Truck Accident
    Although it might seem like a commercial truck driver is the obvious person to be held responsible in a truck accident, there are actually instances where the accident may be a result of a mechanical failure. If you or a loved one is injured…
  • Mar 27

    From Texting to Web Surfing: Drivers Are Taking It Up a Notch

    From Texting to Web Surfing: Drivers Are Taking It Up a Notch
    There was a time when texting and driving was associated with younger drivers, but the recent popularity of mobile devices has given birth to a full-blown distracted driving epidemic. From 18 year olds to baby boomers, Americans are talking,…
Rank this Week: 2994

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

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

http://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3351

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3652

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Florida Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Is Paying Sales Tax Online Avoidable

    Is Paying Sales Tax Online Avoidable
    It is difficult these days to read an article about sales tax without coming across issues with online companies such as Amazon. For those of you that do not spend most of your day hunting down interesting sales tax articles, please just…
  • Mar 11

    Form Over Substance - Go For Two

    Form Over Substance - Go For Two
    On a regular basis, our firm receives questions from taxpayers and their CPA's alike regarding businesses that provide both services and tangible personal property. In most states, tangible personal property is subject to sales tax while the…
  • Feb 17

    Are Shifts in Business Trends Sales Tax Driven?

    Are Shifts in Business Trends Sales Tax Driven?
    In mid-January 2014, I stumbled across an article in the Wall Street Journal discussing shopping trends over the holiday season. According to the Journal's article, As Shoppers Skip the Mall, Stores Search for Fresh Lures, the shift to…
Rank this Week: 3297