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Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse

    Income Tax Deductions for Hurricane Related Casualty Losse
    Many Florida residents, particularly those in Southwest Florida, suffered casualty losses from Hurricane Irma recently. My thoughts are with those families and individuals at this challenging time, as many of us recover from a loss of…
  • Sep 15

    When to Throw it Away

    When to Throw it Away
    My father-in-law, Ronald, is a pack rat.  He and my mother-in-law can’t park their cars in the garage of their condominium because of all his stuff cluttering it up. There are old transistor radios, televisions (the black and white…
  • Sep 1

    Trustee Liability

    Trustee Liability
    When naming spouses, children or other loved ones to serve as trustees in your testamentary (after death) trust or trust shares, consider a recent case where an estate trustee who took an “egregious” position in litigation has…
Rank this Week: 931

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: 886

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Discusses insurance news, cases, class actions, and bad faith insurance claims. By Liggio Benrubi.

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.

    Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.
    Let me begin by apologizing for the very long delay in blog posts…..I’m a busy, practicing Trial Lawyer, who occasionally blogs, and not a professional blogger who ghosts writes a blog…..  Still I’ll try to post…
  • Mar 20

    Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing

    Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing
    I posted about Reverse Mortgages two weeks ago. We received some excellent and helpful e-mails in response, as well as several comments here on the Legal Examiner. One of those comments suggests that our information is old and outdated.…
  • Feb 28

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing
    Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action.  She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite…
Rank this Week: 873

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: 507

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: 968

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Personal Injury Law and Truck Accident Law. Published By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.truckaccidentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 651

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp
    Recently, the companies responsible for organizing retired baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr.’s baseball camps (“Ripken Companies”) were sued for patent infringement.[1] The Plaintiff in this case is Zito, LLC, a company owned…
  • May 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit
    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (“Eleventh Circuit”) affirmed that in order to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit the Plaintiff must have first obtained a copyright registration.[1] As…
  • May 18

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas was transferred to the Northern District of Texas.[1] While this news may seem hardly ground-breaking, this may signal that courts are becoming more willing to…
Rank this Week: 684

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?

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

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

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

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
Rank this Week: 699

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: 613

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

Edwards Elder Law, P.A. Blog

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

http://www.edwardselderlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 14

    November Is National Family Caregivers Month

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

    When Did You Last Update Your Durable Power of Attorney?

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

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

    The Florida Medicaid Programs Are Different For Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care
    When a loved one needs assistance paying for the costs of long-term care, many families look to the Medicaid programs to provide that assistance. The FL Medicaid programs are available to provide the safety net these families seek, but…
Rank this Week: 892

Blog – Ginsberg Shulman, PL

Blog – Ginsberg Shulman, PL

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

https://www.ginsbergshulman.com/blog/
  • Nov 14

    David Shulman’s November 2016 appearance on Ask The Expert

    David Shulman’s November 2016 appearance on Ask The Expert
    Here is my November 2016 appearance on the Ask the Experts radio show.   The post David Shulman’s November 2016 appearance on Ask The Experts appeared first on Ginsberg Shulman, PL.
  • Nov 13

    David Shulman’s October Appearance on “Ask The Experts”

    David Shulman’s October Appearance on “Ask The Experts”
    Attached is my October appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio show, where I talk about estate planning, probate, guardianship, elder law, tax, and other related topics. The post David Shulman’s October Appearance on “Ask The…
  • Oct 2

    Senior Partner Jill Ginsberg appears on the Fort Lauderdale Eldercare Channel

    Senior Partner Jill Ginsberg appears on the Fort Lauderdale Eldercare Channel
    I am not the only one who does media interviews. My partner, Jill Ginsberg, recently appeared on the Fort Lauderdale Eldercare Channel, where she talked about herself, our practice, elder law, and why and how someone might need to hire…
Rank this Week: 415

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: 620

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?
    This past weekend, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 14 drunk drivers in a crackdown that began Friday night. The crackdown led to 14 DUI arrests and more than 800 other citations throughout unincorporated parts of Palm…
  • Jun 15

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and causing or contributing to the death to another is a strict liability crime in the State of Florida. The strict liability portion of a DUI charge means that even if the driver of the vehicle…
  • Jun 14

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie
    The possession, use, distribution or sale of certain drugs is a crime. Punishments range from fines to many years in prison. These drugs are illegal because of health risks and because they are associated with violent crimes. Both the states…
Rank this Week: 848

Sidebar Blog

Sidebar Blog

Covers health care compliance and criminal defense. By Matthews Law Firm, P.A.

http://matthewspa.com/sidebar-blog
  • Sep 10

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event
    Yes, you read that right. Here’s the story detailing how the execution of a Florida inmate has been delayed so the Attorney General can attend her re-election kick-off reception.
  • Mar 19

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?
    Imagine this scenario: A defendant is convicted of both Attempted Trafficking of Oxycodone and Possession of Oxycodone. He files an appeal arguing he should not have been convicted of both due to double jeopardy. The appellate court agrees…
  • Jan 16

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida
    As of January 1, 2013, the civil penalty for committing prostitution has increased to $5,000.  From 796.07 (6): A person who violates paragraph (2)(f) shall be assessed a civil penalty of $5,000 if the violation results in any judicial…
Rank this Week: 635

Property Tax in Florida

Property Tax in Florida

Covers property tax law in Florida, including questions relating to valuation, homestead exemptions, agricultural classifications, and how to challenge decisions of the taxing authority. By Sherri Johnson.

http://propertytaxinflorida.com/
  • Aug 22

    Deadlines for 2013 VAB Petition

    Deadlines for 2013 VAB Petition
    Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.011(3)(d), a petition to a county value adjustment board to challenge the assessment of the value of the taxpayer’s property must be filed no later than 25 days after the Property Appraiser…
  • Aug 19

    Deadlines for 2012 VAB Petition

    Deadlines for 2012 VAB Petition
    Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.011(3)(d), a petition to a county value adjustment board to challenge the assessment of the value of the taxpayer’s property must be filed no later than 25 days after the Property Appraiser mails out the…
  • Jan 17

    Property Tax Appeals: Should You File a VAB Petition or Go Straight to Court?

    Property Tax Appeals: Should You File a VAB Petition or Go Straight to Court?
    Property owners who would like to appeal their property tax assessments are faced with two choices in Florida – they can file a petition to the county value adjustment board or they can file a lawsuit in circuit court.  Some attorneys…
Rank this Week: 452

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 401

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update
    The Mass Tort Unit of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, led by veteran pharmaceutical and medical device lawyers Brenda Fulmer and C. Calvin Warriner, III, recently filed several more lawsuits against the manufacturers of Xarelto.…
  • Oct 9

    Surgeons are Finally Tuning in to Stryker Trunnion Failure Case

    Surgeons are Finally Tuning in to Stryker Trunnion Failure Case
    We have been investigating Stryker trunnion failure cases since 2012. During our involvement in Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II stem failures and subsequent recall we began receiving inquiries into Stryker monoblock stem trunnion failures. At…
  • Oct 2

    Heater-Cooler Infection Spreads at Children’s Hospital, Affects 12 Pediatric Patient

    Heater-Cooler Infection Spreads at Children’s Hospital, Affects 12 Pediatric Patient
    One dozen children contracted the rare bacterial infection mycobacterium abscessus following pediatric-heart surgery at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. The rash of heater-cooler infection cases prompted swift action from the…
Rank this Week: 3196

Vasilaros Wagner Personal Injury…

Vasilaros Wagner Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury subjects.

https://accidentfirm.com/research-personal-injury/personal-injury-blog/
Rank this Week: 1891

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Making Threats: Easy To Make, Hard To Take Back

    Making Threats: Easy To Make, Hard To Take Back
    Florida Gator head football coach recently told the media that he has received death threats following a few losses on the field.  Coach Mac shrugged those threats off as part of the job, but he is probably quite concerned for the safety…
  • Oct 20

    Florida Court Rules Police Can Order Driver Out of Vehicle During Traffic Stop

    Florida Court Rules Police Can Order Driver Out of Vehicle During Traffic Stop
    In Florida, the police can stop a driver if that officer observes the driver commit a traffic violation.  This is a detention under search and seizure law, but it is justified based on the fact that the driver apparently committed a…
  • Oct 11

    Florida Kindergarten Teacher Could Not be Convicted of Battery For Non-abusive Discipline of Student

    Florida Kindergarten Teacher Could Not be Convicted of Battery For Non-abusive Discipline of Student
    In Florida, the definition of battery is very broad.  Of course, if you hit a person or strike them in a violent way, that would qualify as a battery without a reasonable defense, like a valid self defense claim.  But the Florida…
Rank this Week: 3975

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is now available online in the print edition.

    The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is now available online in the print edition.
    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is now available online in the print edition. It will be available in an ebook edition and will be in bookstores soon.  Click on this…
  • Oct 16

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande
             The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes, was written for both the attorney who has never tried a matrimonial action and for the experienced litigator. It is a “how to” book for…
  • Oct 10

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook
    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is scheduled to be in bookstores and available on line soon.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
Rank this Week: 3516

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Camp Lejeune Presumptions and Healthcare for Veteran

    Camp Lejeune Presumptions and Healthcare for Veteran
    I have written previously about Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the diseases associated with its contaminated water.  Additionally, blogs have discussed the VA’s proposed presumptions for some of those diseases.  Those Camp…
  • Oct 18

    Atomic Vet

    Atomic Vet
    Atomic Vets are defined by the VA as veterans who participated in specific events that exposed them to radiation. These events include: Aboveground nuclear testing between 1945 and 1962; S. occupation of areas in and/or around Hiroshima or…
  • Oct 17

    America’s Women Veterans Part I

    America’s Women Veterans Part I
    Women who have served in the U.S. military are often referred to as “invisible Veterans” because their service contributions until the 1970s went largely unrecognized by politicians, the media, academia, and the general public.…
Rank this Week: 3243

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

Covers Florida estate planning.

http://cramerlawcenter.com
  • Oct 23

    Florida Electronic Wills Act

    Florida Electronic Wills Act
    Following up on other potentially problematic legislation which has not been codified into law, we have the Florida Electronic Wills Act. The bad news is this potentially disastrous law actually passed both houses of the Florida…
  • Oct 10

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
    Sometimes the best decision by a legislature is not to pass a bill.  Among the bills that did not pass the Florida Legislature in 2017 was Senate Bill 228, which would have made POLST a law in Florida.  It died in the Senate…
  • Sep 26

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Homestead Owners Beware! The post Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
Rank this Week: 3820

Cramer Law Center

Cramer Law Center

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

http://cramerlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Florida Electronic Wills Act

    Florida Electronic Wills Act
    Following up on other potentially problematic legislation which has not been codified into law, we have the Florida Electronic Wills Act. The bad news is this potentially disastrous law actually passed both houses of the Florida…
  • Oct 10

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
    Sometimes the best decision by a legislature is not to pass a bill.  Among the bills that did not pass the Florida Legislature in 2017 was Senate Bill 228, which would have made POLST a law in Florida.  It died in the Senate…
  • Sep 26

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel

    Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel
    Homestead Owners Beware! The post Further Assault on the Homestead Citadel appeared first on Cramer Law Center.
Rank this Week: 2685

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Pro Se Litigants at a Disadvantage in Miami Foreclosure, Debt Defense

    Pro Se Litigants at a Disadvantage in Miami Foreclosure, Debt Defense
    There are many arguments for why one should never represent themselves in court – even if he or she is a licensed attorney. It’s referred to as “pro se” litigation, and it’s a legal term that means “on…
  • Sep 22

    Equifax Hack Doesn’t Dampen GOP Zeal to Deregulate Credit Agencie

    Equifax Hack Doesn’t Dampen GOP Zeal to Deregulate Credit Agencie
    Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, is responsible to collect detailed data from American consumers, including driver’s license numbers, Social Security numbers and more. Earlier this month, a massive data breach…
  • Sep 15

    U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank for Subprime Trading

    U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank for Subprime Trading
    Ten years after the financial crisis that leveled the U.S. housing market, the federal government is taking civil action against the previous head of subprime trading at Deutsche Bank. The complaint accuses the former bank executive Paul…
Rank this Week: 4638

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    When Details Matter: How A Misstatement of the Charged Crime in Jury Instructions Led to a Reversal of a Florida Conviction

    When Details Matter: How A Misstatement of the Charged Crime in Jury Instructions Led to a Reversal of a Florida Conviction
    One of the protagonists from a famous 2009 movie encouraged others to “enjoy the little things.” In the law, it is less about enjoying the little things than it is about paying keen attention to the little things because sometimes…
  • Oct 16

    Drinking and driving in Saint Petersburg to get even more costly

    Drinking and driving in Saint Petersburg to get even more costly
    A new article from the Tampa Bay Times discusses new changes that makes getting a DUI in Saint Pete even more costly. Just passed by the city council, a new ordinance now calls for a $500 fine plus towing/storage costs for drunken…
  • Oct 6

    Nebbia Holds: Part 2 of 3

    Nebbia Holds: Part 2 of 3
    Is There An Amount Of Bail That Encourages A Nebbia Hold To Occur? It is the type of crime that generally warrants the Nebbia hold, so obviously a fraud case where it is alleged that hundreds of thousands of dollars have been taken, the court…
Rank this Week: 4474

Clearwater & St. Petersburg…

Clearwater & St. Petersburg Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Hanlon Law.

https://www.clearwatercriminallawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1885

South Florida Injury Attorneys…

South Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law. By Frankl & Kominsky, P.A.

http://www.southfloridainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Child Injury Accident

    Child Injury Accident
    Last Saturday was busy. I had spent the week working on a particularly difficult case, so I admit I was exhausted to start with. The weekend brought the usual barrage of errands and soccer games, lost cleats and lack of parking, and I very…
  • Oct 18

    Delray Beach Rollerblade Injury Case Dismissed

    Delray Beach Rollerblade Injury Case Dismissed
    Earlier this month, the District Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit issued an opinion in a Florida premises liability case illustrating the difficulties some plaintiffs have when pursuing claims arising from injuries sustained while…
  • Oct 5

    Motorcycle Accident

    Motorcycle Accident
    I was twelve when I first rode a motorcycle. It was just a small dirt bike that belonged to an acquaintance, but riding it gave me an incredible sense of freedom. Like many people, I wistfully remember that bike and the joy it gave me. I…
Rank this Week: 2398

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    2018 QUALIFIED PLAN LIMITS - START PLANNING TODAY

    2018 QUALIFIED PLAN LIMITS - START PLANNING TODAY
    The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) announced on October 19, 2017, the following dollar limits applicable to tax-qualified plans for 2018: • The limit on the maximum amount of elective contributions that a person may make to…
  • Sep 29

    2017 CHANGES TO THE REVERSE MORTGAGE PROGRAM

    2017 CHANGES TO THE REVERSE MORTGAGE PROGRAM
    Effective October 2, 2017, new rules go into effect for federally backed HECM (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) reverse mortgages. The good news is that the new rules will only impact new borrowers. A reverse mortgage allows an individual…
  • Sep 25

    PROJECTED 2018 ESTATE AND GIFT TAX EXEMPTION AMOUNTS

    PROJECTED 2018 ESTATE AND GIFT TAX EXEMPTION AMOUNTS
    For most, the release of the Consumer Price Index by the Department of Labor goes unnoticed. However, this information allows for the prediction of the 2018 estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax amounts. Estate Tax Exemption…
Rank this Week: 2440

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors. By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A..

http://floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Oct 23

    Damaged Goods – Who is Responsible For Damage to Property Prior to Closing?

    Damaged Goods – Who is Responsible For Damage to Property Prior to Closing?
    Residential real estate closings cause all kinds of challenges. Whether you are working with the buyer or the seller, every step in the closing process can be emotionally draining.  The client so often feels wronged by the other side and…
  • Oct 16

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?
    That’s what the broker said to me a few weeks ago as I was negotiating the final points with the other attorney on a purchase money note for a small business deal. The broker wasn’t involved in the conversation.  It was a…
  • Oct 9

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal
    I have written previously about title commitments and policies and surveys and the importance of the review process. Perhaps I haven’t discussed the importance of knowing who you are working with and what their abilities are. …
Rank this Week: 1748

Florida Real Estate Law and…

Florida Real Estate Law and Investment Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. Provides news, insights and commentary for investors, developers and their advisors.

http://www.floridarealestatelawandinvestmentblog.com
  • Oct 23

    Damaged Goods – Who is Responsible For Damage to Property Prior to Closing?

    Damaged Goods – Who is Responsible For Damage to Property Prior to Closing?
    Residential real estate closings cause all kinds of challenges. Whether you are working with the buyer or the seller, every step in the closing process can be emotionally draining.  The client so often feels wronged by the other side and…
  • Oct 16

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?

    Are You Really Going To Blow The Deal Over This?
    That’s what the broker said to me a few weeks ago as I was negotiating the final points with the other attorney on a purchase money note for a small business deal. The broker wasn’t involved in the conversation.  It was a…
  • Oct 9

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal

    Know Your Title Professionals – Control Your Deal
    I have written previously about title commitments and policies and surveys and the importance of the review process. Perhaps I haven’t discussed the importance of knowing who you are working with and what their abilities are. …
Rank this Week: 1565

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Dealing with Noisy Neighbor

    Dealing with Noisy Neighbor
    Does your neighbor’s loud music, barking dog or late-night visitors keep you up at night? If you live in a condominium building, your answer is probably ‘yes.’ A recurring complaint that we receive from condominium unit…
  • Oct 16

    Article by Susan Odess in Today’s Miami Herald: “Clients Must Use Insurer’s Contractor or Face $10k Cap”

    Article by Susan Odess in Today’s Miami Herald: “Clients Must Use Insurer’s Contractor or Face $10k Cap”
    The firm’s Susan C. Odess authored an article that appeared as a “My View” guest column in the Business Monday weekly supplement of today’s Miami Herald.  The article, which is titled “Clients Must Use…
  • Oct 3

    New Board Member Term Limits Law has Significant Impact for Florida Condo Association

    New Board Member Term Limits Law has Significant Impact for Florida Condo Association
    Among the major changes to Florida’s condominium laws in 2017 is a new provision mandating term limits for board members.  The new legislation marks a significant departure from the past policies for most associations pertaining to…
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Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Oct 23

    Co-Mediation And Collaborative Mediation

    Co-Mediation And Collaborative Mediation
    There are many ways to resolve your divorce issues.  The most well-known option is courtroom divorce.  This is where the spouses spend years battling it out, finding ways to undermine one another.  In the end, a judge tells…
  • Sep 18

    How Often Do Collaborative Divorces Terminate?

    How Often Do Collaborative Divorces Terminate?
    Good, you have decided that if you are going to divorce, you are going to do it collaboratively.  This means that you and your spouse will each have your own attorneys, but the attorneys are not there to fight.  You hire the…
  • Sep 5

    What is Gestational Surrogacy?

    What is Gestational Surrogacy?
    If you are a married couple looking to bring a child into your life but cannot conceive yourselves, you may be a candidate for gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy is a legally recognized process and alternative to traditional child…
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Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
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Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Oct 21

    Possession May Be Nine-Tenths of the Law - but Watch out for the Other One-Tenth

    Possession May Be Nine-Tenths of the Law - but Watch out for the Other One-Tenth
    Prudential Insurance Company of America issued a life insurance policy on the life of Russell. Russell’s wife, Sherry, was the beneficiary. The policy contained $332,000 of term life coverage and $332,000 of accidental death…
  • Oct 8

    Specificity Needed in Powers of Attorney for Information Return

    Specificity Needed in Powers of Attorney for Information Return
    Most practitioners are familiar with the Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative. This form is signed by a taxpayer and designates an eligible person to represent the taxpayer before the IRS. IRS personnel will…
  • Oct 4

    Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead

    Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead
    --Here lies the remains of the Code §2704 Proposed Regulations. RIP, 2016-2017--As part of President Trump’s mandated review of federal regulations, the Secretary of Treasury has issued a report specifically recommending the…
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Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

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

    RECOMMENCING CONSTRUCTION ON A PROJECT DUE TO A CESSATION OR ABANDONMENT

    RECOMMENCING CONSTRUCTION ON A PROJECT DUE TO A CESSATION OR ABANDONMENT
    There are instances where the owner of a construction project terminates its general contractor prior to the completion of the project.  There are instances where the owner suspends the work prior to the completion of the project,…
  • Oct 15

    THERE CAN BE AN “OTHER INSURANCE” EXCLUSION IN YOUR AUTOMOBILE POLICY

    THERE CAN BE AN “OTHER INSURANCE” EXCLUSION IN YOUR AUTOMOBILE POLICY
    There is exclusionary language in all insurance policies (as you know) that can operate to bar coverage.  In a recent case example, a company performed maintenance and construction services and had a company automobile liability…
  • Oct 14

    DON’T WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO ARBITRATE (UNLESS YOU WANT TO!)

    DON’T WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO ARBITRATE (UNLESS YOU WANT TO!)
    Does your construction contract require you to arbitrate (instead of litigate) disputes arising out of the contract?  If so, and you want to arbitrate, you do NOT want to do anything inconsistent or adverse with your right to arbitrate.…
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South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and sexual abuse. By David J. Halberg.

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

    Government Finds Nursing Home Abuse Unreported, Despite Law

    Government Finds Nursing Home Abuse Unreported, Despite Law
    A recent government audit revealed more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse of nursing home patients was never reported to police. The inspector general’s office for the Department of Health and Human Services…
  • Oct 15

    Bankruptcy of Negligent Driver Does not Negate UIM Insurer’s Liability

    Bankruptcy of Negligent Driver Does not Negate UIM Insurer’s Liability
    Roughly 3 million people are injured annually in car accidents across the U.S. Meanwhile, there are approximately 800,000 bankruptcies filed every year, according to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. In some instances, people who…
  • Oct 6

    Was Your Hospital Injury Medical Malpractice or General Negligence?

    Was Your Hospital Injury Medical Malpractice or General Negligence?
    Injuries that occur in hospitals are mostly matters of medical malpractice, meaning they stem from substandard care provided by medical professionals. However, some hospital injuries are the result of general negligence (often due to unsafe…
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Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

Boating and Cruise Ship Law News

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

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

    Cruise Ship Technology Critical to Safety at Sea

    Cruise Ship Technology Critical to Safety at Sea
    I recently read an interesting article discussing a major threat to cruise ship safety. The article discusses that although fires on board a cruise ship have always been considered the major risk while at sea, flooding has also become become…
  • Oct 2

    Robbery on Celebrity Cruise Ship or Legitimate Casino Winnings?

    Robbery on Celebrity Cruise Ship or Legitimate Casino Winnings?
    In a bizarre situation, two cruise ship passengers onboard the luxury cruise ship the Reflection, operated by Celebrity Cruises, claimed that they were robbed of their winnings they accrued over two nights in the casino aboard the ship. Their…
  • Aug 10

    Court Dismisses Cruise Ship Passenger’s Case against Cruise Line for Injuries Suffered during a Zip-Line Shore Excursion

    Court Dismisses Cruise Ship Passenger’s Case against Cruise Line for Injuries Suffered during a Zip-Line Shore Excursion
    Many times, there are dangers associated with the shore excursions unknown to the passengers, which could include dangers created by the shore excursion company due to poor safety practices, or dangers created by the areas the shore side…
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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    Note to Florida Defendants: Don’t Try to Crowdfund Your DUI Restitution

    Note to Florida Defendants: Don’t Try to Crowdfund Your DUI Restitution
    In cases that result in drunk driving convictions, a judge may assign varying penalties, depending on things like defendant’s prior criminal record and whether anyone was injured.  In some cases that result in direct injury to…
  • Oct 14

    Tow Truck Driver Arrested for Fatal Florida DUI Crash That Killed Three

    Tow Truck Driver Arrested for Fatal Florida DUI Crash That Killed Three
    A tow truck driver in Ocala was arrested recently in connection with a January crash that claimed the lives of three people – a 61-year-old former congressional candidate, his wife and adult son. Investigators with the Florida Highway…
  • Oct 5

    Florida DUI Plea Deal Crumbles After Defendant Late to Court

    Florida DUI Plea Deal Crumbles After Defendant Late to Court
    One of the benefits of having an experienced criminal defense lawyer who is knowledgeable not only about statute, but also about local procedures, policies and players is you have an inside track on what you can generally expect from certain…
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Percy Martinez Blawg

Percy Martinez Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury law.

https://percymartinezlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 21

    Teenage Bicyclist Killed in Levy County Car Crash

    Teenage Bicyclist Killed in Levy County Car Crash
    Car-Bicycle Crash on County Road 341 Kills Teen Levy County, FL (October 21, 2017) – A teenager was reported dead after her bicycle was struck by a car Friday, October 20 evening. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a call about the…
  • Oct 20

    2 Killed and 1 Hospitalized in Daytona Beach Motorcycle Collision

    2 Killed and 1 Hospitalized in Daytona Beach Motorcycle Collision
      Motorcycle Crash on Tomoka Farms Road and West International Speedway Boulevard Kills 2 Daytona Beach, FL (October 20, 2017) – A collision was reported in the area of Tomoka Farms Road Friday afternoon wherein two people died and…
  • Oct 20

    Pedestrian Killed by Cement Truck in Greenacre

    Pedestrian Killed by Cement Truck in Greenacre
    Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Cement Truck on Lake Worth Road Greenacres, FL (October 20, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed after a cement truck struck him Friday morning. Officers from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s reported the…
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Neufeld Law Firm

Neufeld Law Firm

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability news.

http://www.neufeldlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Bed bugs and disease

    Bed bugs and disease
    Some studies have found that bedbugs can carry disease organisms. However, this still remains a point of contention. While bedbugs are to blame for some infections, these infections are most common in children and the elderly. Some…
  • Oct 19

    The rising costs of bike injurie

    The rising costs of bike injurie
    As more people use bicycles for transportation, the amount of cyclists getting injured in an accident may increase in the coming years. There is an average of 800 riders dying in a bike-related accident every year. This is about two accidents…
  • Oct 13

    Common Holiday Season Hazard

    Common Holiday Season Hazard
    Your pumpkins and Jingle bells can quickly turn into a nightmare if you are not careful. Thousands of Americans across our nation are injured in a slip and fall accident during this time of the year. Unfortunately, most of these accidents are…
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Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Oct 20

    Felony Domestic Battery Charge

    Felony Domestic Battery Charge
    As a criminal defense lawyer, I often defend charges of domestic battery.  Typically, I receive a call from either the person arrested in a domestic battery case or the alleged victim calling on behalf of the person arrested, usually her…
  • Oct 1

    “No Soliciting” Signs Don’t Prevent Police from Knocking on Your Door

    “No Soliciting” Signs Don’t Prevent Police from Knocking on Your Door
    On September 29, 2017 the First District Court of Appeal made new law concerning the type of signage posted on your property that can prevent warrantless investigation of the occupants.  The case is State of Florida v. Crowley; Case…
  • Sep 17

    Road Rage Case

    Road Rage Case
    The Florida Times Union just reported on a road rage case on Thursday in St. John’s County.  According to the article, a newly licensed teen driver was with her mother and teenage brother when the vehicle behind them honked,…
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Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

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

    DUI Breathalyzers Dealt a Huge Blow

    DUI Breathalyzers Dealt a Huge Blow
    Self-help is everywhere.  But, which approach works best? At the risk of oversimplifying things, self-help falls into two categories.  For some, the focus is on thoughts.  Change your thinking, change your life.  Flooding…
  • Sep 30

    Florida Supreme Court Weighs In On HTO Confusion

    Florida Supreme Court Weighs In On HTO Confusion
    For several weeks now, my left index finger has been twitching.  Out of the clear blue, twitching. I did what most people do, looked up “finger twitching” on Google.  Now, there’s plenty of problems with trying to…
  • Sep 10

    Who Are You?

    Who Are You?
    [Yes, I’ve mentioned this bit of history before, but you love it so much it bears repeating] Two thousand years ago, there was a great Rabbi named Akiva.  Akiva was heading home late one night, when the darkness and fog caused…
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Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

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

    How Does Declaring Bankruptcy Affect Your Child Support Obligations?

    How Does Declaring Bankruptcy Affect Your Child Support Obligations?
    The statistic that half of Americans could not come up with $400 in an emergency without borrowing is certainly alarming, but it is hardly surprising. Debt and financial hardship are huge problems in the United States. For many Americans,…
  • Oct 18

    Can Private School Tuition be a Child Support Obligation?

    Can Private School Tuition be a Child Support Obligation?
    Child support is supposed to cover a child’s basic needs, such as food and shelter. What about educational expenses, though? Education is hardly a luxury; school attendance has been mandatory for American children for well over a…
  • Oct 13

    Palm Beach Real Estate Royalty Give New Meaning to High Asset Divorce

    Palm Beach Real Estate Royalty Give New Meaning to High Asset Divorce
    Even people who do not have a romantic bone in their bodies find it heartwarming to see elderly couples who have been married for many decades. For example, after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida, readers all across the country took…
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South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

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

    Tech Firm Sued for Florida Personal Injury at Store

    Tech Firm Sued for Florida Personal Injury at Store
    When an employee causes injury to someone else in the course and scope of employment, their employer can be held vicariously liable for those injuries. The legal doctrine is called respondeat superior, which is Latin for, “Let the…
  • Oct 4

    Stand Your Ground Immunity Not Transferable From Criminal to Civil Cases, Florida Justices Rule

    Stand Your Ground Immunity Not Transferable From Criminal to Civil Cases, Florida Justices Rule
    The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that “Stand Your Ground” immunity granted in criminal cases cannot be automatically transferred to civil cases filed in response to the same incident.  The standard of proof in a criminal…
  • Sep 29

    Fatal Construction Accident Fall Spurs Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Fatal Construction Accident Fall Spurs Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    A fatal construction accident has spurred a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the worker’s widow against the property owner and two subcontractors in California.  The incident highlights the fact that not only is construction work…
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Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3729