Archive | January, 2016

If I Get into an Automobile Accident, What Should I Do?

26. January 2016

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First, try to remain calm. No matter how small the accident, you’re bound to be freaked out. Car accidents are scary. However, you don’t want to overreact and scare yourself and others if it is not necessary… Once you’ve taken a deep breath, make sure you and your passengers are safe. Are you in the […]

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Do You Need to Have an Attorney to Get Divorced in Florida?

20. January 2016

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Luckily, no, you don’t need an attorney to get divorced in Florida. Is it a good idea to have one? Oh yes, it’s a great idea. You don’t want to leave something this important to chance, luck, and self-representation. That’s because getting divorced can be one of the most harrowing situations of your life. This […]

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How Does Florida Law Stack Up versus Federal Law When an Entity Refuses to Participate in the Selling of Goods or Services on Moral or Religious Grounds?

17. January 2016

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Say what? What does this mean? What does Florida think about merchants refusing services on moral or religious grounds? Some might think that a shopkeeper or service provider can refuse service to anyone they want. After all, there is the “no shoes, no shirt, no service” sign, right?  Then there are discrimination laws. How do […]

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Are Negligence Waivers Enforceable in Florida?

14. January 2016

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Some are, yes. However, like any legal document, they have to be well written,. That means you have to be particularly careful to word them in correct legal language and make sure you account for every situation possible. Hmm….is that even possible? Probably not, but you can try. A good way to do this would […]

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Does Legal Separation Exist in Florida?

10. January 2016

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No, legal separation doesn’t really exist in Florida as it does in many other states. However, there are some similar arrangements that are possible if you decide not to divorce right away. There are also protections under Florida law for divorcing couples that can provide some legal protection. Therefore, if just living apart does not […]

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What Age Does Florida Consider “Elderly”?

5. January 2016

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The age at which someone becomes old is up for discussion. I imagine it gets older as you age, wouldn’t you think? It’s always something to consider when talking to others, so make sure you consider their age when you call someone old! However, at some point there needs to be a determination of what […]

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