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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    BLACK TUESDAY

    BLACK TUESDAY
    Tuesday of this week will forever be known henceforth as "Black Tuesday" judging (pun intended) from the moaning, groaning and shocking movement of judges in and out of the REGJB pending the New Year. For example, Judge Richard Hersch…
  • Oct 17

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE
    Your new federal court judge may just come from the following Miami State court judges who have applied and think they have the right stuff for Federal Court (Motto:        " The benefits include: Really big chambers; the…
  • Oct 16

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY
    There's a new Hawaiian shirt in heaven today. We received some very sad news that long-time Assistant Public Defender Roy Gonzalez, who had retired, has passed away. Below is the obituary that we received from his wife.Roy was a…
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Oct 19

    Why are there so few oral arguments?

    Why are there so few oral arguments?
    The National Law Journal is covering the story of the vanishing oral argument. It's not just trials that are going away, but appellate advocacy is dying as well. For example, the 11th Circuit hears oral argument in less than 20% of its…
  • Oct 16

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."

    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense."
    "Finally, there is good ol’ common sense." That's the 11th Circuit's newest judge, Kevin Newsom, who is quickly making a name for himself as a folksy, fun writer. From the intro to this opinion:It is hornbook law that rights of all…
  • Oct 16

    Complete list of District Court Applicant

    Complete list of District Court Applicant
    In case you missed Friday's post, here is a complete list of the 45 applicants for the 5 open District Court seats in the Southern District of Florida (which will all be in the "Northern Division" -- i.e., Broward, Palm Beach, and Ft.…
Rank this Week: 88

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Oct 19

    How to Recover Losses on Miller Energy Resources Investment

    How to Recover Losses on Miller Energy Resources Investment
    OCTOBER 2017 If you suffered losses as a result of following your broker’s recommendation to invest in Miller Energy Resources, contact us to find out how you may be able to recover damages from the brokerage firm through FINRA…
  • Oct 19

    Abraham Heimann-Former Cetera Stockbroker-Subject of Suits Over Energy Investments-Alpharetta, GA

    Abraham Heimann-Former Cetera Stockbroker-Subject of Suits Over Energy Investments-Alpharetta, GA
    October 2017-Alpharetta, GA According to publicly available records Abraham Heimann, (CRD#1315922) ,  a  stockbroker who last was employed by Cetera Advisors, and who is not currently registered with any brokerage firm,…
  • Oct 19

    Marc Reda-Spartan Capital Broker-Discloses Settlement of Customer Claim

    Marc Reda-Spartan Capital Broker-Discloses Settlement of Customer Claim
    OCTOBER 2017 According to FINRA records,  Marc A. Reda , a broker who is currently employed by Spartan Capital Securities, discloses 9 prior customer disputes a prior regulatory event, 2 terminations from employment and a currently…
Rank this Week: 111

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/
  • Oct 19

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation
    OHA Investment Corporation- ‍Castex and its affiliates file for bankruptcy The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving OHA Investment Corporation. OHA Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: OHAI) is a business development…
  • Oct 18

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation
    Cole Credit Property Trust IV Tender offer $6.01/Share Did you lose money investing in Cole Credit Property Trust IV at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by…
  • Oct 16

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer
    FINRA Sanctions Wells Fargo for Risky ETPs According to reports on Monday, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment…
Rank this Week: 92

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term
    Divorce can be confusing, especially when you’re dealing with terms you may not understand. Making sure you know these terms will help ease some stress of your divorce. Helpful Florida divorce terms Alimony: a payment of support…
  • Jul 25

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term

    Florida Divorce Glossary of Important Term
    Divorce can be confusing, especially when you’re dealing with terms you may not understand. Making sure you know these terms will help ease some stress of your divorce. Helpful Florida divorce terms Alimony: a payment of support…
  • Jul 18

    Tips for Maintaining your Sanity Through a Divorce

    Tips for Maintaining your Sanity Through a Divorce
    Divorce can cause stress and emotional turmoil, but it doesn’t have to be the reason you lose your sanity. Getting a handle on your emotions should be your number one priority during your divorce. This article provides helpful tips on…
Rank this Week: 114

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers injury law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Oct 18

    Department of Justice Sets Up Civil Forfeiture Watchdog

    Department of Justice Sets Up Civil Forfeiture Watchdog
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for the creation of a new unit in the Justice Department to oversee federal asset forfeiture policies in a memo sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod J Rosenstein yesterday. This recent action by Sessions…
  • Oct 16

    Zion Smith, 8, Falls to Her Death on Carnival Cruise Ship in Miami, Florida

    Zion Smith, 8, Falls to Her Death on Carnival Cruise Ship in Miami, Florida
    Eight-year-old Zion Smith of Nassau, Bahamas, was reported dead on Saturday after falling from the deck of a Carnival Cruise ship docked in Port Miami, Florida. The accident occurred at 8:15 a.m. aboard Carnival Glory, which had just returned…
  • Oct 13

    Baltimore Customs Seizes More Than $11,000 on Private Aircraft

    Baltimore Customs Seizes More Than $11,000 on Private Aircraft
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have seized more than $11,000 in unreported currency from a Nigerian man who was departing the United States aboard a private aircraft. In compliance with privacy laws, the traveler’s name has…
Rank this Week: 154

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers disability claims and lawsuits. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.longtermdisabilityblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    How Important Is The Support Of My Doctor In Obtaining Disability Insurance Benefits?

    How Important Is The Support Of My Doctor In Obtaining Disability Insurance Benefits?
    Disability insurance attorneys Cesar Gavidia and Gregory Dell stress the importance of strong medical support from a treating doctor. Lack of support from a treating doctor will result in the denial of long term disability benefits. The…
  • Aug 25

    Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage

    Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage
    In Jarillo v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., Judge Michael M. Anello of the United States District Court of the Southern District of California held that plaintiff Marife Jarillo met her burden of proof and was entitled to benefits under…
  • Jul 5

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?

    Is Pain Enough to get Disability Insurance Benefits?
    A medical diagnosis and medical records are needed to inform the insurance company of your medical condition. Just as important is documentation from your doctor to communicate the extent of your condition. In this video, attorney Gregory…
Rank this Week: 153

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    How to Keep Your Children Safe at Sea: Maritime Lawyers Weigh In

    How to Keep Your Children Safe at Sea: Maritime Lawyers Weigh In
    The last thing you want is for one of your children to become injured or worse, during your cruise vacation. Although there are some incidents that may be unavoidable, our maritime lawyers recommend a few tips to keep your children safe and…
  • Oct 17

    Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death

    Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death
    By Alex Harris, The Miami Herald A family cruise to paradise turned into a nightmare on Saturday, when an 8-year-old ... The post Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death appeared first…
  • Oct 14

    8-Year-Old Falls to Death Aboard Carnival Glory: Our Cruise Ship Lawyer Weighs In

    8-Year-Old Falls to Death Aboard Carnival Glory: Our Cruise Ship Lawyer Weighs In
    A cruise vacation should be safe and enjoyable for the entire family. Unfortunately, overboard accidents continue to happen at a startling rate. Just this weekend, an 8-year-old girl fell to her death aboard the Carnival Glory as it was…
Rank this Week: 226

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?
    For many people, when you and your spouse are getting divorce, the last thing that seems possible is that you will come to agreements about how life will work once you are divorced. Florida courts, however, routinely order that couples attend…
  • Oct 10

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome
    The dissolution of a marriage can be a frightening and stressful ordeal that many divorcing couples might not be emotionally equipped to handle on their own. Because emotions run high, even for the spouse who is seeking the break-up of the…
  • Oct 6

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?
    Domestic Violence is a very serious topic. In fact, many victims of “domestic violence” dislike even using the term, because the reality is that if it were always violent, it would be much easier to detect. The truth is that…
Rank this Week: 174

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 187

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida
    In many divorce cases, one of the key areas to resolve is equitable distribution. In some marriages, the couple may have a mixture of marital assets, non-marital assets, and maybe non-marital assets that were improved or acquired in part by…
  • Oct 12

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability
    In any divorce case that involves minor children, the issues of child custody and child support are likely to be important elements of the case. Sometimes, if your spouse is determined by the court to be voluntarily underemployed or…
  • Oct 5

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?
    Not everyone’s family is destined to look like a “traditional family” from a 1950s “sit-com.” Some fathers will find themselves in the position of having children with women who are not their wives. These fathers…
Rank this Week: 184

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Press Release: Book Signing Event for Inventors, Startups & Entrepreneurs at Barnes & Noble in Fort Lauderdale

    Press Release: Book Signing Event for Inventors, Startups & Entrepreneurs at Barnes & Noble in Fort Lauderdale
    Fort Lauderdale, FL., Nov 11, 2017 / press release / – Barnes & Noble will be hosting a book-signing event with best-selling author and patent attorney, John Rizvi, on Nov 11th, 2 p.m., 2051 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale.…
  • Jul 27

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…

    Look Around: The Simplest Ideas Have Made Inventors Millions…
    Just because your idea seems simple does not mean it does not have the power to disrupt an entire industry. I come across inventors regularly who tell me they were too embarrassed or afraid to see a patent attorney because they felt their…
  • Jun 26

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List

    Miami Patent Attorney’s Latest Inventor Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List
    If you are an American inventor or entrepreneur with a new idea, you cannot help but relate to the long, exhilarating, and yet sometimes painful journey of creating something new. Follow along and discover the secrets behind doggedly pursuing…
Rank this Week: 243

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Hurricane Irma Bad Faith Insurance Claims: Talk To A Florida Attorney Who Can Help

    Hurricane Irma Bad Faith Insurance Claims: Talk To A Florida Attorney Who Can Help
    On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall on the Florida coast, barraging the state with high winds and heavy rain of the likes that had not been seen in the United States for over a decade. Three out of four Florida residents…
  • Sep 25

    Can You Receive Compensation for PTSD from an Automobile Accident?

    Can You Receive Compensation for PTSD from an Automobile Accident?
    An automobile accident is sudden, violent, and traumatic. Those involved in catastrophic auto accidents may permanently fear getting back behind the wheel or even getting into a vehicle – worrying that they may experience yet another…
  • Sep 18

    Are You an Independent Contractor or Employee? It Matters with Workers’ Compensation

    Are You an Independent Contractor or Employee? It Matters with Workers’ Compensation
    The difference between employee and an independent contractor might not matter initially. However, if you are injured at work, that distinction would matter a great deal. An employee is eligible for workers’ compensation coverage.…
Rank this Week: 220

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: 180

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 252

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 215

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 19

    Consumer Attorney: Happy Client

    Consumer Attorney: Happy Client
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  This is my attorney and they are the best consumer attorney..They helped me alot..so if anyone have any consumer issues Taras Rudnitsky is the one to call.. Client Review Provided:  September…
  • Oct 17

    Returning my lemon

    Returning my lemon
    Client:  Jenny Client Review:  I contacted Tina and Taras to find out what I could do about a dealership that sold me a vehicle illegally. The dash had multiple warning lights blacked out so they weren’t visible. This was my…
  • Oct 15

    Incredibly satisfied

    Incredibly satisfied
    Client:  Jamie Client Review:  Taras Rudnitsky delivered fast results and really went the extra mile to make sure I got the exact settlement that I wanted. He supported all my requests regarding the settlement offer and held firm on…
Rank this Week: 299

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 409

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Oct 13

    Recreational Injuries and Verdicts Continue to Rise in spite of Deterrent Verdicts – $36.6 Million (October 10, 2017)

    Recreational Injuries and Verdicts Continue to Rise in spite of Deterrent Verdicts – $36.6 Million (October 10, 2017)
    This week, Partner Justin Shapiro won a $36.6 million verdict on behalf of the parents of a skateboarder struck and killed by a distracted driver. That skateboard verdict follows a very recent jet ski settlement in Key West by Thomas Scolaro…
  • Sep 15

    Hollywood Nursing Home well known by Miami Lawyer

    Hollywood Nursing Home well known by Miami Lawyer
    When Ira Leesfield was attending school in Hollywood, Florida, where he grew up, the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills did not exist, but the building was part of Leesfield’s paper route and residence area. Leesfield, recipient…
  • Aug 29

    Leesfield Scolaro ramps up “Drop Fire” / Accidental Gun Discharge practice

    Leesfield Scolaro ramps up “Drop Fire” / Accidental Gun Discharge practice
    Since 2014, Leesfield Scolaro has represented multiple victims of accidental gun discharge, including by “drop fire” where a loaded firearm discharges upon impact with the floor without the trigger ever being pulled. The increase…
Rank this Week: 303

Disability Insurance Claims Law…

Disability Insurance Claims Law Blog

Discusses short-term and long-term disability cases. By Dell & Schaefer.

http://www.disabilitylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 430

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Oct 4

    Fla S.Ct: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing

    Fla S.Ct: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing
    Smith v. Smith, — So.3d —-, 2017 WL 3774702 (Fla. August 31, 2017) How do we protect the elderly from exploitation and abuse, without sacrificing our fundamental rights as we enter old age, like the constitutionally…
  • Oct 4

    Fla.: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing

    Fla.: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing
    Smith v. Smith, — So.3d —-, 2017 WL 3774702 (Fla. August 31, 2017) How do we protect the elderly from exploitation and abuse, without sacrificing our dignity and fundamental rights as we enter old age, like the constitutionally…
  • Sep 16

    2017 legislative news: Big Changes to Florida’s Elective Share Statute

    2017 legislative news: Big Changes to Florida’s Elective Share Statute
    If you’re a working probate attorney, elective share claims loom large in your practice. Which means anytime the thicket of interconnected and complicated statutes making up this body of law gets changed, it’s worth paying…
Rank this Week: 462

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Do I Need An Attorney If I Am A Witness In An Immigration Case?

    Do I Need An Attorney If I Am A Witness In An Immigration Case?
    If you are just a witness in an immigration case, you may think that you are safe from deportation and criminal prosecution, but under the Trump Administration, that is not the case. Increasingly, Department of Justice and Homeland Security…
  • Sep 21

    I Have DACA. What Are My Immigration Options When DACA Ends?

    I Have DACA. What Are My Immigration Options When DACA Ends?
    The President recently announced that the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or “Dreamers”) program is ending as we know it. The government will not accept any new applications for DACA effective September 5, 2017. If…
  • Sep 6

    President Trump Has Ended DACA? What Do I Do Now?

    President Trump Has Ended DACA? What Do I Do Now?
    On September 5, 2017, President Trump announced that he was ending DACA . . . sort of.  Its true, DACA, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is ending as we have known it since 2012 when President Obama created the…
Rank this Week: 373

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    State Farm Lawsuit Process and Settlement

    State Farm Lawsuit Process and Settlement
    State Farm began as a single-line auto insurance company. It was founded in 1922 by George Jacob Mecherle, a retired farmer. Although the company started small, it now offers around 100 different products and services, insuring more cars and…
  • Sep 18

    USAA Lawsuit Process and Settlement

    USAA Lawsuit Process and Settlement
    Founded in 1922, the United States Automobile Association (USAA) offers insurance and financial services to current members of the military, military veterans, and their families. It receives the highest ratings in customer satisfaction and…
  • Sep 18

    Deaths at Nursing Home During Hurricane Irma Highlights Preparation Error

    Deaths at Nursing Home During Hurricane Irma Highlights Preparation Error
    Florida has approximately 20 million residents, and 4 million of those residents are age 65 years and older. Accordingly, Florida has 680 nursing homes. To what degree are these nursing homes responsible for not only caring for their…
Rank this Week: 352

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Divorce: Can’t Find Spouse

    Divorce: Can’t Find Spouse
    Divorcing a husband you can’t find or a wife you can’t find can be challenging.  It is a maze that requires you to know where to start before you can get through it.  As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I sometimes have…
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

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

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
Rank this Week: 317

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 400

My Law License

My Law License

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

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

    Raquel Ruano, Massachusetts Best (Worst Marketing) Attorney

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

    United Airlines Conduct Was "Totally Legal"

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

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

    The Day The President Said My Client Wouldn't Die In Prison
    In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the…
Rank this Week: 388

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

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

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

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

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

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

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

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 402

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Jan 24

    Ownership of Safe Deposit Box Content

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

    Due Process, Death and Taxe

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

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary
    The Uniform Trust Code §602(c) provides that a settlor may revoke or amend a revocable trust by substantial compliance with a method provided in the terms of the trust or by any method manifesting clear and convincing evidence of the…
Rank this Week: 445

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

Ayo and Iken PLC Blog

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

http://www.18884mydivorce.com/blog/
  • Dec 20

    Same Sex Marriage & Divorce – January 6th, 2015

    Same Sex Marriage & Divorce – January 6th, 2015
    * December 19th, 2014 – well … it looks like this is really going to happen. The US Supreme Court just declined to extend the stay on the already existing Federal Court Order invalidating the Florida ban on same sex marriage. We…
  • Dec 20

    Same Sex Marriage & Divorce – January 6th, 2015

    Same Sex Marriage & Divorce – January 6th, 2015
    * December 19th, 2014 – well … it looks like this is really going to happen. The US Supreme Court just declined to extend the stay on the already existing Federal Court Order invalidating the Florida ban on same sex marriage. We…
  • Nov 4

    Where Do I Look To Determine If Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets in a Florida Divorce

    Where Do I Look To Determine If Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets in a Florida Divorce
    If you are involved in a marital dissolution in Florida, both you and your spouse have a fiduciary obligation to provide full financial disclosure to your marital partner. Full disclosure of assets, debts and income and expenses between the…
Rank this Week: 382

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: 356

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

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

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Long-Term Care Costs Increase Sharply

    Long-Term Care Costs Increase Sharply
    Genworth Financial has released its 2017 survey of long-term care costs. The picture is not encouraging. Although the cost of care has always been shockingly expensive and increased annually without fail, the rate of increase seems to be…
  • Oct 1

    Cats Inherit Enough to Last Nine Live

    Cats Inherit Enough to Last Nine Live
    Thanks to their devoted late owner, two cats have more than enough money to last their nine lives.  New York resident Ellen Frey-Router died in 2015 at age 88. Her will specified that $300,000 of her approximately $3 million estate was to…
  • Sep 24

    Funnyman Jerry Lewis' will no laughing matter for children from first marriage

    Funnyman Jerry Lewis' will no laughing matter for children from first marriage
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--><!--[if…
Rank this Week: 764

Stock Attorneys Blog

Stock Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.stockattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    FINRA Complaint Filed Against Lawrence for Unapproved Loan from Customer

    FINRA Complaint Filed Against Lawrence for Unapproved Loan from Customer
    (FINRA Case #2016051945101) Thomas H. Lawrence III (CRD #1839619, Chapel Hill, Tennessee) – Lawrence was named a respondent in a FINRA complaint alleging that he borrowed more than $39,000 from one of his securities customers, a retiree…
  • Oct 17

    Likens, Suspended and Fined for Unapproved Loans from Customer

    Likens, Suspended and Fined for Unapproved Loans from Customer
    (FINRA Case #2016049871601) Jason Hunter Likens (CRD #4716661, Asheville, North Carolina) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Likens was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from association with any…
  • Oct 12

    Hushek Suspended and Fined by FINRA

    Hushek Suspended and Fined by FINRA
    (FINRA Case #2013035817702) Daniel Joseph Hushek III (CRD #4250117, Bradenton, Florida) – An AWC (Accept, Waiver & Consent) was issued in which Hushek was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from association with any…
Rank this Week: 864

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Oct 18

    TWIA Is Acting with Wrongful Impunity Against Texan

    TWIA Is Acting with Wrongful Impunity Against Texan
    Rene Sigman is co-chairing an important Hurricane Harvey seminar today discussing all the Hurricane Harvey issues. Yours truly is on a panel discussing how Hurricane Harvey differs from other hurricane litigation, but there is one similarity…
  • Oct 18

    Insurance Appraisal—The Law and Procedure

    Insurance Appraisal—The Law and Procedure
    The Law and Procedure of Insurance Appraisal is a fantastic work by Jonathan Wilkofsky. It is in its third edition and 1,400 pages explaining in full everything a property insurance practitioner would want to know about the topic. Here is a…
  • Oct 17

    Hurricane Irma Closed Claim Statistics Questioned

    Hurricane Irma Closed Claim Statistics Questioned
    The Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee held a public hearing last Tuesday. The video above is my very brief testimony at the hearing where I questioned the Hurricane Irma Closed Claim statistics provided by Florida’s…
Rank this Week: 615

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/
  • Oct 18

    1 Killed, 2 Injured In Boating Accident

    1 Killed, 2 Injured In Boating Accident
    A personal watercraft crashed into a boat on Sunday at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Lake Louise in Windemere, Florida. Larry Marin, 37, the operator of the personal watercraft was pronounced dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. …
  • Oct 17

    Florida Maritime Death Claim Remedie

    Florida Maritime Death Claim Remedie
    Florida maritime death claim remedies for non-seamen vary depending upon whether the death occurred in territorial waters or the high seas. Deaths Occurring on Territorial Waters Territorial waters are generally considered as rivers, bays,…
  • Oct 16

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami
    A Girl has died after a fall from a Carnival cruise ship at the Port of Miami.  Reports reveal that the 8-year-old girl fell two stories from the interior atrium aboard the Carnival Glory Saturday morning.  Shortly after the…
Rank this Week: 706

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1039

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/
  • Oct 18

    Are Your Neighbor’s Trees Growing On Your Property?

    Are Your Neighbor’s Trees Growing On Your Property?
      Your neighbors are proud of their beautiful, large fruit trees, which are now growing substantially over your property. The trees have grown so large that a number of branches extend over your house, tool shed, and other improvements,…
  • Oct 4

    Meet the Appraiser: Matt Simmon

    Meet the Appraiser: Matt Simmon
    If you’re a regular reader of this blog (and I hope you are, or will become one!), you will know that many of my posts, over the years, have to do with property rights. An important component of property rights is valuation of the…
  • Aug 16

    Homestead, Save Our Homes, and Corrections to Assessed Value: Are You Ready for Your 2017 Property Taxes?

    Homestead, Save Our Homes, and Corrections to Assessed Value: Are You Ready for Your 2017 Property Taxes?
    As of January 1st of 2017, it has been reported that the total value of real property in Lee County increased for the fifth consecutive year to $105.6 billion (nearly 9% higher than 2016 values). With this year’s Truth in Millage…
Rank this Week: 1034

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer…

Oil & Gas Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities issues with a focus on oil & gas investment fraud. By Silver Law Group, The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A., and Ciklin Lubitz & O'Connell.

http://www.oilgasinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 831

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/
  • Oct 17

    ‘Operation Nailed’ Nets About 20 Arrests of Alleged Unlicensed Contractors in Pinellas County

    ‘Operation Nailed’ Nets About 20 Arrests of Alleged Unlicensed Contractors in Pinellas County
    About 20 unlicensed contractors accused of scamming Pinellas County residents were taken into custody Tuesday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, deputies began rounding up the contractors at 5 a.m. during…
  • Oct 9

    2 Jacksonville High School Students Accused of Bringing Guns on Campu

    2 Jacksonville High School Students Accused of Bringing Guns on Campu
    A Mandarin High School student and an 18-year-old Northside charter school student were allegedly caught Friday with guns on their respective campuses, according to police. The 18-year-old was arrested Friday with a loaded gun in his book bag…
  • Oct 9

    Marion County Teacher Assistant Charged with Molesting Student

    Marion County Teacher Assistant Charged with Molesting Student
    A Marion County teacher assistant was recently charged with molesting a middle school student, according to Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The 36-year-old is being charged with lewd or lascivious molestation. The Marion County…
Rank this Week: 848

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Oct 17

    Can A Bank Lose The Right To Collect Taxes And Insurance From A Homeowner?

    Can A Bank Lose The Right To Collect Taxes And Insurance From A Homeowner?
    In Florida, banks are governed by federal regulation as well as state law. This means that any Florida homeowner involved in a controversy with their mortgage lender needs to understand their rights and protections provided both by…
  • Oct 3

    Landlord Tenant Disputes After A Major Storm (Hurricane)

    Landlord Tenant Disputes After A Major Storm (Hurricane)
    After a major storm or hurricane here in Florida, apartments and other rental properties are often damaged to the point where they need some level of repair to make them livable. In some instances, the property may be a total loss or the…
  • Sep 18

    Real Estate Damage Claims After A Major Storm (Hurricane) in Florida

    Real Estate Damage Claims After A Major Storm (Hurricane) in Florida
    We all know that living in Florida means having to deal with real property damage claims caused by tropical storms, tornadoes and by the dreaded hurricane.  (Like 2017’s Category 4 Hurricane Irma).     Just like any other…
Rank this Week: 550

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 1078

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

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

    Unspeakable Tragedy as 8 Year Old Girl Dies After Fall on Carnival Cruise Ship Glory

    Unspeakable Tragedy as 8 Year Old Girl Dies After Fall on Carnival Cruise Ship Glory
    Sadly…news outlets are reporting that an 8 year old girl fell within the atrium of the Carnival Cruise Ship Glory while passengers were set to disembark at Port Miami. Apparently she fell while her family was waiting to use the…
  • Oct 14

    World’s Largest Cruise Ship Set to Sail in April 2018

    World’s Largest Cruise Ship Set to Sail in April 2018
    Symphony of the Seas will overtake Harmony of the Seas — both Royal Caribbean cruise ships — to become the world’s largest cruise ship. With the capability to house nearly 5,500 passengers per cruise, the boat is essentially…
  • Oct 8

    Passenger Loses Part of Tooth in Cruise Ship Cabin Bathroom Shower

    Passenger Loses Part of Tooth in Cruise Ship Cabin Bathroom Shower
    In an unfortunate accident, a passenger’s tooth was knocked out while showering. Read the inquiry here… Lost half front tooth due to the pressure of the shower head being so powerful it would fall off. Like many passengers we…
Rank this Week: 956

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/
  • Oct 16

    Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owner

    Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owner
    A Volkswagen manager pleaded guilty to conspiracy and violating the Clean Air Act and could get seven years in prison. A Volkswagen engineer who agreed to testify against the Volkswagen manager was sentenced to three years in prison for the…
  • Oct 11

    Federal Rule 34 Primer — A shepherd’s guide to “herding cats”

    Federal Rule 34 Primer — A shepherd’s guide to “herding cats”
    Federal Rules were last updated in 2016 and the changes were thought to be significant. Welcomed by some and scorned by others, those changes are still being evaluated and applied by judges across the country. The Sedona Conference has…
  • Oct 9

    Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?

    Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?
    A recent article in Law360 suggested that nursing home claims may rise in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Hollywood Hills Nursing Home tragedy. The article seemed to downplay the problem in nursing homes. It should not have. Certainly I am…
Rank this Week: 671

The Securities Edge

The Securities Edge

Covers securities law topics of interest to executives of middle market businesses. By Gunster.

http://www.thesecuritiesedge.com/
  • Oct 16

    SEC’s Attempt to Modernize and Streamline Disclosures for Public Companies Falls Short

    SEC’s Attempt to Modernize and Streamline Disclosures for Public Companies Falls Short
      Last year, Congress required the SEC to review the public company disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K and make detailed recommendations as to how those rules might be changed to modernize and simplify the requirements while still…
  • Sep 27

    Your tax dollars at work (at the SEC)

    Your tax dollars at work (at the SEC)
      With Chair Jay Clayton and Corp Fin Director Bill Hinman now in office for several months, the SEC seems to be gaining traction in a number of areas of interest to public companies. Pay Ratio Disclosures As we noted in a Gunster…
  • Sep 22

    Heroes and villains: A review of “The Chickenshit Club” by Jesse Eisinger

    Heroes and villains: A review of “The Chickenshit Club” by Jesse Eisinger
    This is a first for The Securities Edge – a book review.  The book in question is The Chickenshit Club – Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives by Jesse Eisinger.  Mr. Eisinger is a writer for Pro…
Rank this Week: 944

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home
    A recent investigation by CNN has unveiled a number of questions surrounding the use of Nuedexta in nursing homes. Nuedexta is a drug approved by the FDA to treat PBA (pseudobulbar affect), a condition which causes sufferers to experience…
  • Sep 22

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home
    There are many forms of nursing home neglect and abuse which can be seen in nursing homes in Hollywood and other parts of Florida. Unfortunately, over the past month we have seen the unfolding tragic events at the Rehabilitation Center at…
  • Sep 19

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida
    On the surface, office jobs in Hollywood and South Florida seem much safer than many other workplace options. There is no heavy machinery, the way there might be in an industrial environment. There aren’t the risks associated with…
Rank this Week: 982

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Oct 15

    Puis-je divorcer en Floride ?

    Puis-je divorcer en Floride ?
    Obtenir un divorce en Floride peut sembler attrayant car il s’agit d’un Etat où prouver la faute n’est pas nécessaire. Toutefois, tous ne tombent pas dans la juridiction du Sunshine State. L’augmentation…
  • Oct 12

    Est-ce que j’ai un cas ?

    Est-ce que j’ai un cas ?
    Commencer un procès est une grande décision, alors assurez-vous d’avoir un bon cas avant de passer par les tracas de trouver un avocat. Par exemple, vous engagez une société de revêtements de sols pour…
  • Oct 8

    Divorce et consentement en Floride

    Divorce et consentement en Floride
    En vertu de la loi de la Floride, si vous voulez divorcer, vous devez déposer une demande de dissolution du mariage. Parce que la Floride est un Etat de divorce «sans faute», les conjoints qui déposent la dissolution…
Rank this Week: 771