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How can I sue for defamation?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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How can i sue for defamation of character and do i have a case?  If someone hurt your reputation by way of slander or libel, you may have grounds to sue for defamation. In order to sue for defamation, you’ll need to prove that the statement made against you was public, false, injurious and unprivileged. […]

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or FDCPA

Monday, February 13, 2012

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or FDCPA was created to help protect consumers from unfair debt collecting practices. It is a federal law and applies in every state, often in conjunction with state laws. Florida’s state law is called the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act or FCCPA. SmithLaw’s blog post detailing that can be […]

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Being harassed by debt collectors?

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act or FCCPA can help. This act is only for the state of Florida and was meant to create good debt collecting behavior and protect Florida’s citizens from debt harrassment. It defines who is a debtor, who is a creditor, who is a debt collector, and more. It provides rules […]

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The Castle Doctrine

Friday, June 24, 2011

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You’re sitting in the basement late at night, watching a horror flick when you hear a noise. At first, you brush it off as a figment of your imagination…or maybe the cat. But when you hear the patio door slide, or the sound of shattering glass, you know it’s no spectral intruder. Your children are […]

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You Need a Lawyer!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Let’s face it. Laws are not written to provide us with entertainment, or to help us find outlets for our natural generosity and creativity. No, laws are written because we are fallible human beings who occasionally need to be rescued from our less-than-admirable impulses and actions. When you’re at your most vulnerable, however, it’s hard […]

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