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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
  • May 4

    Attorney’s Fees in Will Contest

    Attorney’s Fees in Will Contest
    William Anderson v. Laura McDonough, Personal Representative of the Estate of Helen E. Anderson (41 Fla.L.Weekly D884b), April 15, 2016 In a recent opinion, the Second District Court of Appeals held that the personal representative of an…
  • Feb 22

    Inter Vivos Transfers and Indispensable Partie

    Inter Vivos Transfers and Indispensable Partie
    A decedent’s estate was not an indispensable party to a civil action seeking to invalidate inter vivos transfers for undue influence. Parker v. Parker, — So.3d — (Fla. 4th DCA 2016) (41 Fla. L. Weekly D310a) The Decedent,…
  • Jan 20

    RETROACTIVE DUE PROCESS IN PROBATE

    RETROACTIVE DUE PROCESS IN PROBATE
    Typically, when the Supreme Court of the United States announces a new Rule of Federal Constitutional Law dealing with due process, the new Rules are applied retroactively.  However, Florida probate courts are left with the power and…
Rank this Week: 264

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • May 4

    Florida Marijuana Decriminalization - Orlando Florida Cannabis Ordinance

    Florida Marijuana Decriminalization - Orlando Florida Cannabis Ordinance
    Orlando Florida Cannabis OrdinanceHere is the text of the proposed city of Orlando marijuana ordinance. It appears that Orlando will be joining Tampa and St. Petersburg in the drive to decriminalize marijuana in Florida. The Orlando warned…
  • Apr 28

    St Petersburg, Florida Marijuana Civil Citation Program

    St Petersburg, Florida Marijuana Civil Citation Program
    St Petersburg, Florida Marijuana Civil Citation ProgramPinellas County Marijuana Defense Attorneys may soon be out of work. St Petersburg, Florida reviewed the current status of Pinellas County efforts to move towards a diversion program as…
  • Apr 6

    Marijuana Requires No Laboratory Report in Florida

    Marijuana Requires No Laboratory Report in Florida
    What happens when Prosecutors use the testimony of a cop, with no testimony from a laboratory to identify the drug, Marijuana / Cannabis?No Lab Report Needed for Weed in Florida"The issue before us is whether a police…
Rank this Week: 4858

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/
  • May 4

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die

    4-Year-Old Injured in April 24 Crash In New Port Richey Die
    A 4-year-old girl died Sunday from injuries she sustained in an April 24 crash in New Port Richey. The crash occurred at 9:45 p.m. on U.S. 19 at the intersection with Marine Parkway. According to the New Port Richey Police Department, a blue…
  • May 2

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision

    Dade City Woman Killed in Head-On Collision
    A 48-year-old woman from Dade City was killed in a head-on crash Sunday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Dade City woman was driving westbound on Blanton Road approaching Country Squire Lane just before 6 p.m. at the…
  • Apr 26

    Pasco-Hernando State College Softball Player Killed In Hudson Car Accident

    Pasco-Hernando State College Softball Player Killed In Hudson Car Accident
    A softball player at Pasco-Hernando State College was killed Monday night while jogging on a Pasco County sidewalk. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 19-year-old was killed as she jogged on a sidewalk along State Road 52 and was…
Rank this Week: 3587

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 4

    19-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Hillsborough County Crash

    19-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Hillsborough County Crash
    A 19-year-old Tampa man was killed in a motorcycle accident late Saturday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2005 BMW was traveling northbound on Reflections Club Drive approaching SR-580 (Hillsborough Ave). The 19-year-old was…
  • Apr 22

    City Garbage Truck Driver Causes Crash in Tallahassee

    City Garbage Truck Driver Causes Crash in Tallahassee
    According to police, a city solid waste truck collided with a sports utility vehicle early Thursday in Tallahassee. The SUV’s driver died of his injuries at a hospital. The truck’s driver was not injured. No additional information…
  • Apr 18

    Several Injured In Parking Garage Construction Accident at Miami Dade College

    Several Injured In Parking Garage Construction Accident at Miami Dade College
    Crews responded to a construction accident at a parking garage on the Miami Dade College Campus Friday. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. at the West Campus at 3800 Northwest 115th Avenue in Doral. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said two injured…
Rank this Week: 4062

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • May 4

    Investigation into Terra Fixed Income Trust

    Investigation into Terra Fixed Income Trust
    Have you suffered investment losses in Terra Fixed Income Trust? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that…
  • May 4

    Bond Funds with the most Puerto Rico exposure

    Bond Funds with the most Puerto Rico exposure
    The financial situation in Puerto Rico continues to get worse and the fallout will extend well beyond just direct debt issued by the island.  Many bond funds invested heavily in Puerto Rican debt because of Puerto Rico’s…
  • May 3

    Vanguard Natural Resources Distribution Cut

    Vanguard Natural Resources Distribution Cut
    Have you suffered losses investing in Vanguard Natural Resources (VNR)? If so, The White Law Group may be able to recover your losses by filing a claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. According to Yahoo Finance,…
Rank this Week: 693

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.floridarealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • May 4

    May 2016 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    May 2016 Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Managing Partner Jordan Pascale, P.L. Offices located in Delray Beach and Coral Gables 10 SE 1st Avenue, Suite A, Second Floor, Delray Beach, FL 33444 255 Aragon Avenue, Second Floor, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Hayes v.…
  • Dec 10

    Jordan + Pascale, P.L.’s Expansion to Palm Beach County

    Jordan + Pascale, P.L.’s Expansion to Palm Beach County
    Jordan + Pascale, P.L. is pleased to announce the expansion of their practice to Palm Beach County. The firm is opening an additional office located at 10 SE 1st Ave Suite A Delray Beach, Florida. We look forward to serving your legal needs…
  • Oct 1

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update

    Florida Real Estate Case Law Update
    By: Daniel T. Pascale, Esq. Lenders Standing at Foreclosure Creadon v. U.S. Bank N.A. 166 So.3d 952 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2015) The circuit court entered final judgment in favor of U.S. Bank N.A., foreclosing a mortgage encumbering property. The…
Rank this Week: 2899

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Preventing Injuries to Children on Playground

    Preventing Injuries to Children on Playground
    As a parent of young children, Miami Personal Injury Attorney Joseph Lipsky knows too well that for too many children, play time on school and park playgrounds don’t always end with smiling faces. Unfortunately, personal injuries,…
  • Apr 1

    Even Technology Needs Help to Prevent Car Accident

    Even Technology Needs Help to Prevent Car Accident
    Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky reminds drivers to be careful in only relying upon a new car’s “accident avoidance” technology, rather than truly paying attention to your surroundings. According to a…
  • Mar 21

    Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise Across Florida

    Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise Across Florida
    A recent report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) confirms what Fort Lauderdale car accident attorney Joseph Lipsky unfortunately knows too well, that the number of pedestrian wrongful deaths increased by 19 percent from 2009…
Rank this Week: 1762

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 1511

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
  • May 4

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Another Jeb Bush Law Bites the Dust

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Another Jeb Bush Law Bites the Dust
    On April 28, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court announced its decision in Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company, et al. The case involved a challenge to the constitutionality of Florida Statute 440.34, the law that…
  • Apr 29

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Standard of Proof in Florida Workers’ Compensation Heart Attack Case

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Standard of Proof in Florida Workers’ Compensation Heart Attack Case
    Two competing principles have always been at play in determining whether injuries and medical conditions are compensable under Florida’s workers’ compensation system. One of the principles was described by…
  • Apr 17

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Florida Uber Insurance Issue

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Florida Uber Insurance Issue
    Uber is an app-based transportation service company. The company arranges for service through private motor vehicle owners. Naturally, some Uber drivers cause accidents. However, Uber does not require its Florida drivers…
Rank this Week: 642

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • May 4

    Construction industry urged to participate in Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Fall

    Construction industry urged to participate in Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Fall
    There is no disputing that the construction industry has made remarkable strides in the area of worker safety over the last decade thanks to advancements in protective technology, improved worksite procedures and enhanced government…
  • Apr 29

    Why home renovation projects require building permit

    Why home renovation projects require building permit
    The decision to undertake any sort of home renovation project, while exciting, is also fraught with anxiety. That's because homeowners are not only going to spend a considerable amount of money to improve their domicile, they're also going to…
  • Apr 23

    How familiar are you with the bidding process for construction projects?

    How familiar are you with the bidding process for construction projects?
    Contrary to what most people think, the genesis of any construction project is not when the first stake is driven or the first dirt is moved. Indeed, it can be argued that a construction project begins in earnest when a...
Rank this Week: 2473

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 390

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

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

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • May 4

    Federal Court Recently Finds No Coverage Under “Your Work” Exclusion

    Federal Court Recently Finds No Coverage Under “Your Work” Exclusion
    The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently rendered a decision in Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Elite Homes, Inc.[1] addressing the duty to defend when a “your work” exclusion exists in…
  • Apr 18

    Risks to Consider When Entering into a Coblentz Agreement

    Risks to Consider When Entering into a Coblentz Agreement
    When entering into a consent judgment that purports to assign rights under an insurance policy, both the assignee and insurer should be cautious of various issues that could preclude coverage. Some of these issues include whether the insured…
  • Mar 7

    Don’t Plead Your Pass-Through CD Claims Out of Coverage

    Don’t Plead Your Pass-Through CD Claims Out of Coverage
    Failing to plead damage to other property, even in the face of record evidence supporting damage to other property, can result in a ruling that there is no duty to defend. In Florida, a commercial general liability (“CGL”)…
Rank this Week: 3906

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    When Adventure Goes Wrong: Compensation for Injuries in Extreme Sports and Adventure Activitie

    When Adventure Goes Wrong: Compensation for Injuries in Extreme Sports and Adventure Activitie
    Californians love adventure.  From extreme sports like skateboarding to adventure sports like zip lining and kayaking, countless people live in and visit California because they enjoy a thrill.  While an element of risk is almost a…
  • May 3

    The Deadly Cost of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drug

    The Deadly Cost of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drug
    Impaired driving, whether due to alcohol or other drugs, kills.  We all know this long before we are old enough to step behind the wheel.  Yet, for reasons we’ve never truly been able to understand, people continue to choose…
  • May 2

    Another Major Settlement in a Pharmaceutical Industry Health Care Fraud Case

    Another Major Settlement in a Pharmaceutical Industry Health Care Fraud Case
    We can tell you that the False Claims Act is a powerful tool for fighting the growing epidemic of health care fraud in the United States.  We prefer, however, to show you by citing some of the biggest verdicts and settlements in the…
Rank this Week: 477

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Prince – Estate planning

    Prince – Estate planning
    Like many deaths, the death of the legendary pop star Prince came as a shock and surprise for the world.  What shocked estate planning attorneys even more so is the possibility that Prince may have died without a will or an estate plan,…
  • Apr 25

    Foreign Wills: Are they valid in Florida?

    Foreign Wills: Are they valid in Florida?
    Foreign Wills: Will a Florida Court recognize them? The world is becoming a more global community and with that means the United States has seen an increase in the amount of foreign-born individuals living, visiting, and investing in the U.S.…
  • Apr 19

    Trust Funding

    Trust Funding
    Trust Funding Trust funding is one of the most important aspects of an estate plan or asset protection plan. Attorneys, and clients, hear so much about trust funding, but rarely is it truly understood or implemented properly. Given how…
Rank this Week: 1043

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • May 4

    Real Trial Lawyers vs. Personal Injury Lawyer

    Real Trial Lawyers vs. Personal Injury Lawyer
    More-often-than-not, when meeting with a new client for the first time, I am asked about the chances that their case will go all the way to a trial.  The odds that any case will resolve through a jury verdict is very low.  The vast…
  • May 3

    New Florida Law: Police Departments Must Maintain Proper Protocols for Body Camera

    New Florida Law: Police Departments Must Maintain Proper Protocols for Body Camera
    A new Florida law governing the use of body cameras by law-enforcement agencies has gone into effect, requiring top brass to establish guidelines for the training of officers and use of the devices, as well as the retention of recorded…
  • Apr 25

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day

    I Wish for a Happy Earth Day
    Last Friday marked Earth Day, an annual celebration of environmentalism.  The headline event of Earth Day 2016 was having 175 countries sign the Paris Agreement, which represents a global commitment to reducing greenhouse gas…
Rank this Week: 4994

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Orlando Hit-and-Run Becomes Escape from Fiery Wreck

    Orlando Hit-and-Run Becomes Escape from Fiery Wreck
    On Monday morning, a hit-and-run accident occurred in Orlando, on I-4, close to Michigan Street. A few moments later, the car involved, a four-door Chevrolet, took a turn too fast, flipped, and crashed into a pole at Michigan Street and…
  • May 4

    Orlando Passenger Killed in Saturday Night Car Crash

    Orlando Passenger Killed in Saturday Night Car Crash
    On Saturday night, Jean Luckner Camille, 43, of Orlando, was a passenger in the 2007 Chrysler 300 being driven by the 49-year-old Marie Etiene, also of Orlando, as Etiene drove the car north on Rio Grande Avenue in Orange County. According…
  • May 3

    Orlando Motorcyclist Dies in Wednesday Night Crash

    Orlando Motorcyclist Dies in Wednesday Night Crash
    Soon after 10:30 on Wednesday night, Orlando police were called to the intersection of East Landstreet Road and Boggy Creek Road south of State Road 528. What they found there was a mangled motorcycle that had crashed into a semi-truck. The…
Rank this Week: 2202

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Orlando Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law, including information on accidents and injuries in Orlando, and the state of Florida. By James O. Cunningham.

http://www.cunninghampilaw.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Orlando Hit-and-Run Becomes Escape from Fiery Wreck

    Orlando Hit-and-Run Becomes Escape from Fiery Wreck
    On Monday morning, a hit-and-run accident occurred in Orlando, on I-4, close to Michigan Street. A few moments later, the car involved, a four-door Chevrolet, took a turn too fast, flipped, and crashed into a pole at Michigan Street and…
  • May 4

    Orlando Passenger Killed in Saturday Night Car Crash

    Orlando Passenger Killed in Saturday Night Car Crash
    On Saturday night, Jean Luckner Camille, 43, of Orlando, was a passenger in the 2007 Chrysler 300 being driven by the 49-year-old Marie Etiene, also of Orlando, as Etiene drove the car north on Rio Grande Avenue in Orange County. According…
  • May 3

    Orlando Motorcyclist Dies in Wednesday Night Crash

    Orlando Motorcyclist Dies in Wednesday Night Crash
    Soon after 10:30 on Wednesday night, Orlando police were called to the intersection of East Landstreet Road and Boggy Creek Road south of State Road 528. What they found there was a mangled motorcycle that had crashed into a semi-truck. The…
Rank this Week: 2805

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Law Offices of Robert Dixon.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyerblawg.com/
  • May 4

    Spectator Injuries at Sporting Events in Florida

    Spectator Injuries at Sporting Events in Florida
    Florida residents can enjoy a number of outdoor sports in the state, due to the great weather that is present most of the time. If you or someone you know has been injured while attending a sporting event, it is important to talk to a…
  • May 4

    White Water Rafting Injuries in Florida

    White Water Rafting Injuries in Florida
    White water rafting can be great fun and provide an adrenaline rush. While the activity is undoubtedly fun, it can also be dangerous. If you or someone close to you has been injured in a white water rafting accident, it is important to reach…
  • May 4

    Horse Riding Accidents in Florida

    Horse Riding Accidents in Florida
    Horseback riding is a popular leisure and sporting activity in Florida. Just as with any other sport, there are risks and dangers associated with riding a horse. Each year, a number of people are injured riding horses. While many of…
Rank this Week: 1753

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/
  • May 4

    Britney Spears’s Conservatorship (Guardianship) Is Still in Place

    Britney Spears’s Conservatorship (Guardianship) Is Still in Place
    It’s an awful thing when you are unable to manage your own affairs. Usually, it happens to the very elderly. Due to senile dementia, Alzheimers, or other diseases, they can not manage their own finances, or make informed decisions about…
  • Apr 26

    This is what it sounds like – when people die intestate

    This is what it sounds like – when people die intestate
    The biggest enemy of proper estate planning is procrastination. As the world knows, Prince died last week. Today we find out that he died intestate, which is a fancy word that lawyers use for dying without a will. When you die intestate, the…
  • Mar 11

    My monthly appearance on the “Ask the Experts” radio show, 3-10-2016

    My monthly appearance on the “Ask the Experts” radio show, 3-10-2016
    Going forward, I’ll be appearing monthly on the “Ask the Experts” radio show to discuss estate planning, probate, guardianships, elder law, and other related issues. Yesterday, I got there in the nick of time. If it…
Rank this Week: 1075

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • May 4

    The Fiduciary Process – What Actually Happen

    The Fiduciary Process – What Actually Happen
    PART A – THE ISSUE OF INCOMPETENCY The VA’s fiduciary process is incredibly complex and confusing. While the complexity of the process might be a good thing—ensuring that whoever manages the beneficiary’s money is well…
  • May 2

    Video Blog – VA Claims File

    Video Blog – VA Claims File
    Matt Hill:  Hello and welcome to another Hill and Ponton video blog. I’m Matthew Hill. Carol Ponton:  I’m Carol Ponton. Matt Hill:  And today we want to talk to you about a question we’ve gotten recently,…
  • Apr 29

    Blue Water Veterans – Part 2 – The Turning Point

    Blue Water Veterans – Part 2 – The Turning Point
      Before reading this post, be sure to read the previous one to understand where we are in this discussion of blue water veterans. For a quick recap, blue water veterans are those who served aboard ships offshore Vietnam. The presumption…
Rank this Week: 3926

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • May 4

    Supreme Court to Law Enforcement: Do Not Freeze Untainted Asset

    Supreme Court to Law Enforcement: Do Not Freeze Untainted Asset
    The precedent was set in 1989. In a United States v. Monsanto case, the Supreme Court held that a suspect who violated the Continuing Criminal Enterprise (CCE) and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) should not have…
  • Apr 19

    Stop and Frisk

    Stop and Frisk
    In the US, human right is the thread that holds the fabric of America’s diverse identity. One very important right: to be free from unreasonable search and seizure. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects this…
  • Apr 17

    Seventh Graders “Prank” Leads to First Degree Felonies Arraignment

    Seventh Graders “Prank” Leads to First Degree Felonies Arraignment
    These days, the law and an increasing number of people are less forgiving of bad behavior from children, especially behaviors that objectively carry the criminal tag. If it says anything, it is that the responsibility and liability bore by…
Rank this Week: 2291

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • May 4

    Elizabeth Gonzalez of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Fraud and Conspiracy Charge

    Elizabeth Gonzalez of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Fraud and Conspiracy Charge
    Elizabeth Gonzalez of Hollywood, Florida was arrested for her alleged involvement in a $500,000 lottery fraud scheme run by her husband, South Florida musician Delroy Drummond (pictured). Gonzalez, 25, faces wire fraud and conspiracy charges.…
  • May 2

    Gregoire Garcon of Broward, Florida Arrested for Theft of Government Money

    Gregoire Garcon of Broward, Florida Arrested for Theft of Government Money
    Gregoire Garcon, a podiatrist and sneaker designer from Sunny Isles Beach, Florida was arrested last week for allegedly attempting to steal government money. Garcon, 56, purportedly tried to cash over a dozen stolen tax refund checks valued…
  • Apr 29

    Palm Beach County School Board Member, Mike Murgio Arrested for Federal Bribery Charge

    Palm Beach County School Board Member, Mike Murgio Arrested for Federal Bribery Charge
    Mike Murgio, a former teacher, principal, and Palm Beach County School Board member, has been arrested for taking part in a money laundering scheme involving the digital currency bitcoin. Murgio, 65, faces federal corruption and bribery…
Rank this Week: 2030

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    May the 4th be with you! (UPDATED)

    May the 4th be with you! (UPDATED)
    Happy Star Wars Day!Judge Rosenbaum has an interesting opinion about a bad cop here.  From the intro:Defendant-Appellant Timothy Filbeck was a lieutenant with the Butts County Sheriff’s Office. When his house was foreclosed upon,…
  • May 2

    FBI stops plot to bomb Aventura temple

    FBI stops plot to bomb Aventura temple
    Mag court should be interesting today. Judge Turnoff is presiding. The Herald has more here:A Hollywood man was arrested Friday night by FBI agents while he was attempting to carry out an explosive attack on an Aventura synagogue, according…
  • Apr 29

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"

    "not Quam ghu'vam, IoD!"
    That's Klingon for, "This will not stand, man!" And it's in the amicus brief arguing that you can't copyright Klingon.The Recorder has more:To say the filing is colorful doesn't do it justice. Submitted by Marc Randazza of Las Vegas-based…
Rank this Week: 219

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 958

Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Accident and Injury Lawyer: How to Prepare Teens to be Safer Driver

    Accident and Injury Lawyer: How to Prepare Teens to be Safer Driver
    As a parent, you are responsible for teaching your kids many things. And one of the most important things you will teach them is how to drive. Driving is such a big part of our lives here in Florida. So when your child gets to be of driving…
  • Apr 27

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense

    Miami Car Accident Attorney: Texting and Driving Still Only a Secondary Offense
    Did you know that Florida has a law against texting and driving? It’s true. But you can be forgiven for not knowing that this law exists, because texting and driving is only a secondary offense. What does that mean? Our state’s…
  • Apr 20

    Miami Injury Lawyers: Steps to Take After a Car Accident

    Miami Injury Lawyers: Steps to Take After a Car Accident
    Do you know how many times you will crash your car in your lifetime? The car insurance industry estimates that you will file a claim for a car accident once every 17.9 years. So if you’ve never been in a collision before, consider…
Rank this Week: 3132

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • May 4

    Florida Panhandle Diving Accident Leaves One Commercial Diver Dead

    Florida Panhandle Diving Accident Leaves One Commercial Diver Dead
    A Florida panhandle diving accident leaves one commercial diver dead and one injured in an accident last month near Tyndall Air Force Base near Panama City, Florida. The accident occurred on April 7th, 2016, but very few details of the…
  • May 3

    Commercial Diving Accidents and Injurie

    Commercial Diving Accidents and Injurie
    Commercial divers injured during diving accidents may have legal rights to recovery under federal admiralty and maritime law. While a non-maritime legal expert may be familiar with state negligence or wrongful death law, a maritime attorney…
  • Apr 18

    Florida Parasailing Accidents and Pre-Injury Release

    Florida Parasailing Accidents and Pre-Injury Release
    Florida parasailing operators often use liability waivers or releases to attempt to escape responsibility when customers are injured under their care. Another common defense parasailing operators try to use to escape liability is the…
Rank this Week: 4640

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 1083

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
  • May 3

    What are the Most Common Homeowners Insurance Claims?  Miami Attorney Explain

    What are the Most Common Homeowners Insurance Claims?  Miami Attorney Explain
    Homeowners insurance has the same concept as automobile insurance – if your home or vehicle suffers damage in any way, you have the ability to file a claim to have the home or vehicle repaired without having to pay the entire out of…
  • Apr 25

    Did Your Florida Homeowners’ Insurance Company Act in Bad Faith?

    Did Your Florida Homeowners’ Insurance Company Act in Bad Faith?
    When you purchase homeowners’ insurance, you expect your insurance company to faithfully honor the terms of your contract in the event your home sustains covered damage.  You do not anticipate unfair delays, wrongful denials, or…
  • Apr 19

    How Much Homeowners’ Insurance Do I Need?

    How Much Homeowners’ Insurance Do I Need?
    Homeowners’ insurance covers the cost to rebuild your home and replace your possession in the event of a covered loss, such as a fire or other natural disaster.  This vital insurance additionally offers liability insurance in the…
Rank this Week: 3682

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    JUDGES SARDUY & KELLY HAVE OPPONENTS, JUDGE SAYFIE DOES NOT .....

    JUDGES SARDUY & KELLY HAVE OPPONENTS, JUDGE SAYFIE DOES NOT .....
    This is Rumpole. We want to thank the Captain for doing a great job staying on top of this ever-changing judicial election landscape. The thought that comes to us is....where is Albert Zemlock when you need him?THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING…
  • May 2

    JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ DRAWS AN OPPONENT .....

    JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ DRAWS AN OPPONENT .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS CONTINUES ... JUDGE ROSA RODRIGUEZ HAS OPPOSITION .....In what's now becoming a regular occurrence over the past few days, another long time Incumbent Judge has drawn an opponent.Early on it was the likes of…
  • May 2

    NEW STUFF

    NEW STUFF
    El Chapo cafe at the REGJB is now open for business. There was a soft-no-announce opening last week. Probably because the coffee was horrible and the food worse, and there wasn't- according to reports- a lot available. Judge Sayfie still…
Rank this Week: 125

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Broward Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida accidents. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.browardinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    Snapchat Named in Car Accident Injury Lawsuit

    Snapchat Named in Car Accident Injury Lawsuit
    A man injured in a car accident last year is suing not only the young driver who slammed into him, but the social media platform on which she was allegedly engaged at the time of the wreck.  According to the complaint in Maynard v. McGee…
  • Apr 29

    Florida Day Care Injury Prompts Police Report

    Florida Day Care Injury Prompts Police Report
    Parents spend a lot of time choosing the right day care facility. It takes a lot to trust someone else with the well-being of your young child. But sometimes despite even a parent’s best efforts, a day care injury results anyway.…
  • Apr 25

    Florida Construction Accident Investigated

    Florida Construction Accident Investigated
    A construction accident in South Florida resulted in two worker injuries at a parking garage on the Miami-Dade College Campus in Doral recently.  According to NBC Miami, one of the huge concrete plates that interconnect to the main…
Rank this Week: 1589

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

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

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • May 3

    Dog Bite Law in Florida

    Dog Bite Law in Florida
    Florida law (Statute 767.04) states: Dog owner’s liability for damages to persons bitten.—The owner of any dog that bites any person while such person is on or in a public place, or lawfully on or in a private place, including the…
  • Apr 25

    Auto Insurance – What is UM?

    Auto Insurance – What is UM?
    There’s little in life that’s more terrifying and costly than being involved in an auto accident, no matter how small or big it may seem.  Many questions swirl around the event.  They include, how did this happen? and…
  • Apr 20

    Two men hospitalized after crash in Boca Raton

    Two men hospitalized after crash in Boca Raton
    On Tuesday, two people were hospitalized with serious injuries in a car crash that shut down Military Trail in Boca Raton for several hours, police said. Boca Raton Police and Fire Rescue were dispatched at 10:53 a.m. Tuesday for the…
Rank this Week: 3105

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • May 3

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…

    Petit Theft and its Collateral Consequences…
    It was only $23 worth of merchandise. The very charge has the word “petit” in it. Why is this a big deal? The State as offered an adjudication of guilt and nominal court costs, shouldn’t I just accept that and walk away? Not…
  • Dec 21

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida

    Darth Vader Indicted in Middle District of Florida
    Darth Vader of Death Star, Space, 45 years old, was indicted last week in the Middle District of Florida for allegedly violating the RICO act, Conspiracy, Committing Acts of Terrorism Transcending National Boundaries, Murder, loitering and…
  • Sep 23

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital

    Tampa Area Woman Charged With Domestic Battery For Grabbing Husband’s Genital
    Ah, the wonderful world of divorce and the precipitating domestic violence allegations that often accompany it. While not an uncommon crime, allegations occurring 6,834 times in Pinellas County last year and 6,387 times in Hillsborough County…
Rank this Week: 1551

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • May 3

    Florida Supreme Court Disciplines 24 Lawyer

    Florida Supreme Court Disciplines 24 Lawyer
    According to THIS press release, the Supreme Court of Florida recently disciplined 24 lawyers — “disbarring four, revoking the licenses of four, suspending nine and publicly reprimanding seven. Five attorneys were also placed on…
  • Apr 28

    Florida Supreme Court overturns mandatory attorney’s fee schedule for workers’ compensation case

    Florida Supreme Court overturns mandatory attorney’s fee schedule for workers’ compensation case
    By a vote of 5 to 2, the Supreme Court of Florida today declared the  mandatory fee schedule in section 440.34, Florida Statutes, unconstitutional in Castellanos v. Next Door Company.  This case asks us to evaluate the…
  • Apr 26

    Court Continues Trend of Enhancing Proposed Discipline

    Court Continues Trend of Enhancing Proposed Discipline
    With yesterday’s order in the case of Seminole County Judge Jerri Collins, The Supreme Court of Florida continues its trend of rejecting proposed discipline of lawyers and judges that the Court views as too light. [T]he Court rejects…
Rank this Week: 4133

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cecere Santana, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • May 3

    Unexplained South Florida Accidents May Be the Result of Distracted Driving

    Unexplained South Florida Accidents May Be the Result of Distracted Driving
    Tragic accidents occur every day in South Florida, and most often police and investigators work together to determine the cause of the accident. However, sometimes pieces to the puzzle are missing, due to the fact that the parties involved…
  • Apr 25

    The Importance of Honesty and Diligence in the Pre-Trial Discovery Phase of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    The Importance of Honesty and Diligence in the Pre-Trial Discovery Phase of a Personal Injury Lawsuit
    When an accident victim files a case against another motorist, the law requires that certain information be passed through what is called “pre-trial discovery.” This allows both sides to have an idea of the evidence the other…
  • Apr 21

    Brain Injury More Common than Previously Thought in Professional Athlete

    Brain Injury More Common than Previously Thought in Professional Athlete
    Professional sports associations have come under fire in recent months for the undisclosed and minimized risks of traumatic brain injury and related conditions that can arise from participation in professional sports. These days, it seems…
Rank this Week: 2264

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 3

    Florida Lawyer as Registered Agent

    Florida Lawyer as Registered Agent
    Under Florida law, the registered agent for a company does not have to be a lawyer, accountant, or service company. The registered agent could be an officer or director of the company. That would make sense because it would help make…
  • Apr 28

    Tort or Torte

    Tort or Torte
    Which one is the dessert your favorite aunt made last year? A tort or torte?  According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a tort is a legal wrong committed on a person or his property. Torte, on the other hand, is…
  • Apr 26

    New Miami Anti-Money Laundering Regulation

    New Miami Anti-Money Laundering Regulation
    Outrageous money laundering happens in cash-based Florida real estate transactions. This has sparked some new Miami anti-money laundering regulations that affect everyone. As of March 1, 2016, real estate settlement agents…
Rank this Week: 839

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 3

    St. Pete Police Arrest Man Accused of Running $1 Million Marijuana Operation

    St. Pete Police Arrest Man Accused of Running $1 Million Marijuana Operation
    Detectives arrested a St. Petersburg man who was allegedly running a drug operation involving more than $1 million worth of marijuana. The 24-year-old is facing charges of possession of marijuana with intent to sell and being a felon in…
  • Apr 28

    Former Miami-Dade Mayor Charged in Domestic Dispute

    Former Miami-Dade Mayor Charged in Domestic Dispute
    A former Miami-Dade County police director and mayor is facing a domestic violence-related charge following a fight with his longtime girlfriend. A Coral Gables police report claims the man turned himself in Wednesday, and he was charged with…
  • Apr 21

    South Florida Officer Fired After Prostitution Bust

    South Florida Officer Fired After Prostitution Bust
    A South Florida police officer has been fired after authorities allege he got caught up in an undercover prostitution sting. According to a Boynton Beach police spokeswoman, the man was fired last week. The eight-year veteran has been on paid…
Rank this Week: 1191

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • May 3

    JSO officer charged with theft charges, but will not face sex charges in Duval County

    JSO officer charged with theft charges, but will not face sex charges in Duval County
    A Jacksonville police officer is facing several criminal charges stemming from separate alleged incidents.  According to a report in the Florida Times Union, the officer of fourteen years is charged with grand theft, petit theft and…
  • Apr 29

    Jacksonville police officer terminated after battering a handcuffed woman

    Jacksonville police officer terminated after battering a handcuffed woman
    A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office police officer has been fired after being arrested for beating a woman in custody, according to an article in the Florida Times Union.  The officer was at the base of the jail in the intake area with…
  • Apr 25

    Jacksonville man arrested after child in his custody passes away

    Jacksonville man arrested after child in his custody passes away
    A man is being held in the Pretrial Detention Facility after being charged with aggravated child abuse in Jacksonville.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the mother of the child left her boyfriend, the accused, home…
Rank this Week: 532

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Florida Abogado de Lesión Blog

Spanish language blog on auto accidents and personal injuries. By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.abogadodelesionflorida.com/
Rank this Week: 4662

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
Rank this Week: 538

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • May 3

    What No One Tells You About Specially Fabricated Material

    What No One Tells You About Specially Fabricated Material
    (This article first appeared on Lowe’s popular Lowe’s for Pros blog.) As today’s construction projects become more and more complicated, so do the corresponding materials needed for each job. And more often than not,…
  • Apr 26

    10 Construction Mistakes to Avoid

    10 Construction Mistakes to Avoid
    Construction can be awfully complicated – building and zoning regulations, labor shortages, financing hurdles, the process can quickly become overwhelming. But you can avoid the more common problems by just following a few, easy steps…
  • Apr 19

    Construction Surety Bonds Explained at the Miami Construction Forum

    Construction Surety Bonds Explained at the Miami Construction Forum
    Warren Alter with the Alter Surety Group spoke to a packed house at the Miami Construction Forum’s session  on why and when you need to use surety bonds. Bonds are a risk transfer mechanism, especially important in the…
Rank this Week: 1844

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1398

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/
  • May 2

    If an Officer Asks if You Consent to a Search of Your Car What Should You Do?

    If an Officer Asks if You Consent to a Search of Your Car What Should You Do?
    Often times a police officer will ask someone who they have stopped to issue a traffic citation to if the officer can search their car. It surprises me sometimes how often a person consents to allowing the officer to search when the officer…
  • Mar 26

    Can Police Search Your Car if they Smell Marijuana?

    Can Police Search Your Car if they Smell Marijuana?
    Often times, upon stopping a motor vehicle, police will claim they smell marijuana leading to a search that yields not only marijuana but other controlled substances. If the officers claim they smell marijuana, under current case law, law…
  • Jul 16

    Florida Defendants who receive "withholding of adjudication" on a felony must be cautiou

    Florida Defendants who receive "withholding of adjudication" on a felony must be cautiou
    Florida judges have a special authority vested upon them to “withhold adjudication” in a criminal matter pursuant to Fla. Stat. §948.01. This means that the person who enters a plea of "no contest" or guilty plea to a felony…
Rank this Week: 1788

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/
  • May 2

    Trio Arrested for Illegal Racing in Pembroke Pine

    Trio Arrested for Illegal Racing in Pembroke Pine
    Three men were arrested in separate instances of alleged street racing in Pembroke Pines over the course of a weekend. All three men are reportedly from Miami-Dade, but the charges stemmed from separate situations, police said. …
  • Apr 30

    Prosecutors Drop Broward Felony Mental Health Court Cases After Report

    Prosecutors Drop Broward Felony Mental Health Court Cases After Report
    Criminal cases against dozens of people that have been languishing in Broward County’s felony mental health court have been dropped by prosecutors following the publication of “Trapped,” an investigating by The Sun…
  • Apr 26

    Broward DUI Manslaughter Conviction: 4 Years Prison

    Broward DUI Manslaughter Conviction: 4 Years Prison
    A Weston man recently pleaded guilty to killing a pedestrian last year while driving drunk. Bryce Samartino, 23, pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter in the death of 66-year-old Elourdes Ostange, a mother of 10.  In exchange for entering a…
Rank this Week: 4398

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Back to Basics: Florida Divorce FAQ

    Back to Basics: Florida Divorce FAQ
    Divorce can be a daunting process. With as much stress that accompanies it, it is important to know all the basics of getting a divorce in Florida. Here we will answer the most common questions those going through a divorce have. How long…
  • Apr 25

    Can Men Get Alimony?

    Can Men Get Alimony?
    Divorces can come along with a lot of stress and be an emotionally trying time. Households and incomes are divided and it becomes difficult to ensure everything is divided fairly. In most divorces, it is usually assumed that the man pays the…
  • Apr 18

    Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce

    Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce
    It’s not uncommon for a divorce to be messy when it comes to disagreements about alimony, child custody and child support. The Florida Legislature has been working on divorce law reforms in hopes of making divorce more fair and less…
Rank this Week: 3637

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wolfson Law Firm.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.net/
  • May 2

    MIAMI PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER – SOUTH BEACH TOWING CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT WILL FAIL

    MIAMI PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER – SOUTH BEACH TOWING CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT WILL FAIL
    A member of the well-known Miami Mas Canosa family has filed a class action lawsuit against Tremont Towing because his car got towed from a private parking lot during non-business hours. He claims that the towing company violated Miami-Dade…
  • May 2

    How Daubert Standard Affects Miami Car Accident Case

    How Daubert Standard Affects Miami Car Accident Case
    According to the Florida Bar, the Daubert Standard has a large impact on the admissibility of expert witness testimony. Relatively recent changes to Florida’s laws impact how victims seeking damages and recoveries can use expert witness…
  • Apr 24

    The Florida Public Records Act and You

    The Florida Public Records Act and You
    Did you know that Florida has a Public Records Act?  Don’t worry, most people don’t. But the fact is that Florida has a very strong public record law. This week the Florida Supreme Court confirmed that policy with…
Rank this Week: 2109