Yearly Archives: 2022
How experts reconstruct accidents
Many media reports of traffic accidents conclude with the phrase “The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.” A recent report of a collision between an automobile and a school bus ended with this exact phrase (except for the deletion of the name of the county where the accident occurred.) What does this phrase mean?… Read More »
Florida Risk Protection Orders
Like other states, we have state-specific laws. One such law is Risk Protection Orders (RPOs) that are handled by the Domestic Violence (DV) Division under Florida Statute 790.401. To be clear, these orders are handled by a judge and initiated by a law enforcement officer. But, as a private citizen, if you are experiencing… Read More »
How child custody is decided and the factors that impact it
Although it has become fairly common for children to grow up in two households, this does not make the situation easy for the parents or children involved. Additionally, this does not mean that child custody issues will not be present. In fact, most of the matters require parents to get a child custody order… Read More »
The four types of alimony in Florida
The issue of alimony is often the most fought-over divorce legal issue between couples going through a divorce. After all, it seems only natural that one spouse would be hesitant or even loathe to pay alimony while the other spouse may see alimony as a necessary component of their post-divorce life. Florida law recognizes… Read More »
Helping you seek compensation after suffering a dog bite
Dogs have evolved to being more than just a pet or best friend. They are now considered to be a family member by many dog owners in Florida and elsewhere. As such, dog owners would do anything to ensure that their dog is well cared for and safe from harm. Unfortunately, some dog owners… Read More »
How liability is different for commercial vehicle accidents
Cars today have many safety features that are designed to protect occupants in the event of an accident. Airbags and other improvements have no doubt saved thousands of lives. Unfortunately, there’s only so much these features can do. When high speeds and high mass are involved, the laws of physics dictate that a vehicle… Read More »
Arguing for a custody arrangement
Child custody disputes can be emotionally wrenching, but they are decided by legal arguments, not emotional appeals. The focus of the judge’s decision will be on what’s in the child’s best interests. This term refers to a legal standard, and is based on a long list of guidelines and factors to consider. If you… Read More »
What are some unique same-sex divorce issues?
For many same-sex couples, they remember the time before marriage and divorce equality. They remember not being able to get married without traveling to another state, and not being able to get a divorce because their state did not recognize their marriage. The country was a Kaftan patchwork for same-sex couples looking to marry…. Read More »
What causes motorcycle accidents?
Florida is known for its beautiful weather, which allows its residents to engage in enjoyable outdoor activities. Motorcycling is not only a reliable transportation option but a fun hobby for many Florida residents. As a motorcyclist, you have an equal right to the road. However, because your motorcycle is smaller than other vehicles, other… Read More »
How are marital debts divided in Florida?
There are a lot of financial implications tied to your divorce. Although Florida’s equitable division laws mean that you should get your fair share of marital assets, the outcome of your property division will depend on a number of factors. It’s important to note that property division in divorce doesn’t mean just splitting up… Read More »