Archive | September, 2013

Florida’s 2013 Timely Justice Act

29. September 2013

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July 1, 2013 marked the effective date of Florida’s Timely Justice Act. This act affects capital punishment in Florida. Before we delve into Florida’s Timely Justice Act, let’s discuss a little bit about capital punishment in Florida. Perhaps the first name that might come to mind when you think about capital punishment and Florida is […]

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Animal Licenses in Florida

27. September 2013

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Florida requires pet licenses for most animals. Pet owners pay a fee each year to register their pet with the county. This helps the county keep track of the animals in their county. This might be important if there was a disease outbreak, if your pet was lost and found, or if there was an […]

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Florida and the Affordable Care Act

25. September 2013

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October 1, 2013 will be here before you know it. This year, October 1 is a momentous date in history. It marks the first enrollment date for the insurance newly available under the Affordable Care Act.  For better or worse, this insurance will become active on January 1, 2014 if enrolled before October. The enrollment […]

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An Examination of Florida Titles and Associated Terms

21. September 2013

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Florida law requires that you title various types of property, including real estate and vehicles. The title shows the ownership of the property and can change hands over time due to sale or seizure. The title shows the true owner of the property, not the person using it. For instance, you do not receive the […]

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Baby Messiah

19. September 2013

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Parents scour baby books for meaningful names for their children. Then they try out different name combinations to make sure it makes sense with the last name or the middle name and ask their friends for opinions. Some wait until the baby is born, some announce it right away. No big deal, right? Name your […]

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Florida Animal Laws

8. September 2013

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There are many Florida laws that you probably do not know about. Many of them are antiquated because of social reasons and some of them just do not make sense anymore in conjunction with other laws throughout the country. Some of them just really surprise you for other reasons. Article 10, Section 21 of the […]

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Florida is a Right to Dry State

4. September 2013

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It’s a typical scene throughout time—clothes drying on the line. You might still even do it yourself, but some states do prohibit it. In the not so distant past, many homeowners associations may have tried to prohibit clotheslines in neighborhoods. In addition, they still may be able to do this in many states. However, Florida, […]

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