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Preparing for Hurricane Season

18. March 2016

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Hurricane season will be here before you know it! It’s time to get your house, your supplies, and your backup plans in order to weather the storm. A good first step is to do an outside inspection. Check for anything loose on your roof, soffit, or fascia. This could spell disaster in case of high […]

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What are the Ways to Get a DUI in Florida?

5. February 2016

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Obviously, we know that DUIs are Driving Under the Influence. You constantly see ads about not drinking and driving.  It can also mean being under the influence of drugs, since both drugs and alcohol impair your driving capability. Being over the legal limit means you have a blood alcohol level of .08 or greater. This, […]

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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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Will Cohabitating After Divorce Affect Support Payments?

17. December 2015

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While you may have sworn off a new relationship during and after your divorce, let’s say you finally reconsidered. You heal, grow, and meet someone new, and you want to test the waters by living with them. Perhaps you plan to live with them forever, or perhaps you just want to live with them first […]

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How does Crowdfunding Work?

5. December 2015

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Crowdfunding is all the rage now. Movies are made from it, causes are funded from it, ideas are created from it, and more. It’s becoming more and more common. So, what does it mean? Crowdfunding is a form of financing, an alternative to traditional financing in the form of a loan or some sort of […]

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What is the Public Intoxication Law in Florida?

27. November 2015

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Being falling-down drunk is not attractive, that’s for sure. Also, this behavior can be illegal if you are out in public causing a ruckus or endangering others. The laws regarding this type of offense are left up to the individual states. In Florida it is a second degree misdemeanor. Public intoxication (sometimes called drunk and […]

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Who Gets Custody of the Pet in a Florida Divorce?

25. November 2015

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There are so many hard choices to make in a divorce. Who gets what? Who gets to have the pleasure of moving out or picking the new car insurance? Who gets the cars, dining room table, and beach towels? Do you sell the house or does one of you buy the other one out? More […]

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What Does PIP Mean in Florida?

24. November 2015

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PIP or Personal Injury Protection.  It’s a really misunderstood concept. And sometimes if it is understood, it’s really not liked by many. Of course, there are those who champion the whole concept. The questions abound. What does it mean? Who does it affect? Does it make sense? Is it really legal? Is it ethical? Does […]

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What is Consideration in a Contract?

13. November 2015

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When it comes to contracts, consideration means what both parties will receive by entering into the contract. For example, I sign a contract to buy a house and that’s what I get, while the seller gets my money. A contract could also say that due to a small exchange of money now, I won’t sue […]

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