Archive | June, 2013

Social Media: How it Can Affect Judges, Jurors, Attorneys, and Clients

28. June 2013

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We have written quite a few posts about social media and Internet law. It affects everyone and every case differently. Social media and the newly emerging area of Internet law can profoundly affect judges, jurors, attorneys, and clients. Judges The American Bar Association issued a specific opinion on the topic of Facebook  and judges. A […]

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Bankruptcy and Debt Consolidation Myths

24. June 2013

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There are so many signs on the road and the side of your web browser that say they will help you out financially. This might mean they advertise debt consolidation, a better credit score, or bankruptcy avoidance. But are these real? It is hard to tell what is real or not sometimes. However, chances are, […]

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The Internet and the Law

20. June 2013

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The Internet affects almost everyone’s life, almost whether they are using it or not. This is because the amount of information readily available on the Internet makes it almost impossible not to be able to find something out about almost anyone or anything. Of course there are plenty of people who “fell off the grid” […]

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Has Been Busy Signing Bills into Law

16. June 2013

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Last Friday, June 7, 2013, Governor Rick Scott signed a whopping 34 bills into law. We recently discussed one of these, the speedy foreclosure bill, on our blog. The speedy foreclosure bill contains a few different ways for foreclosures to be faster and smoother. Another important law signed on Friday relates to landlord/tenant relations and […]

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Speedy Florida Foreclosures Here We Come…

13. June 2013

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Really? That is what Florida lawmakers hope at least. House Bill 87 was just signed into law by Governor Rick Scott in an effort to do just that. The main idea of the law is to shorten the foreclosure process. One of the ways this might happen is because this law allows the bank a […]

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The Supreme Court and Its Decisions

8. June 2013

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The United States has a Supreme Court and each state has a supreme court. The Supreme Court of the United States is “the highest court in the United States. It has ultimate (and largely discretionary) appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law, and original jurisdiction over […]

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Dying Without a Will in Florida

3. June 2013

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Dying without a will is called dying intestate. It is not the best way to wrap up your affairs in life. Dying without a will in Florida leaves a lot up to chance and sometimes many people upset. Your property will not always go to the person you want it to. Your children would not […]

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