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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Friday, March 18, 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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How Old Does Someone Have to Be for You to Sue Them or For Them to Sue You?

Sunday, February 28, 2016

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Let’s say your neighbor’s kid spray-painted your house, damaged your cars, maimed your dog, and trampled the landscaping. The neighbor doesn’t want to pay up. However, you are mad, emotionally scarred, and out some money. Can you sue the kid or just his parents? Then let’s say you are a newborn who is catastrophically injured […]

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How Will Alimony Reform Affect My Florida Divorce?

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Alimony reform, alimony reform, alimony reform. How long have we heard about it? Is it ever going to happen? It seems like it is going to go through, then it dies before a bill passes and before it becomes law. What is alimony reform? There are multiple components to recent efforts at alimony reform. Some […]

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Collaborative vs. Traditional Divorce Litigation

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

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Bitter, contested fights are the norm in all those divorce battles you see on TV. It drags on for months, accusations fly, in-depth custody evaluations and bargaining ensues. Private detectives are hired and seedy pictures are taken. Then, one spouse makes a classic move that lands them all the property and sole custody of the […]

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What Can You Sue Someone For?

Friday, February 12, 2016

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These days it seems like you can sue anyone for anything. But can you really? Or is that just an exaggeration? It’s easy to decide to sue someone. Your drink was too hot, too cold, yucky, or the wrong one. I’m going to sue! Yeah, well good luck spending a lot of money for little […]

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What Age Does Florida Consider “Elderly”?

Tuesday, January 5, 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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What are the Most Common Grounds to Contest a Will in Florida?

Sunday, December 27, 2015

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SmithLaw handles probate cases all the time. Probate and wills are much more complicated than most people realize. They become especially so when there are disputes about who is inheriting what and why. It is recommended that you have your estate planning completed whenever you have enough property or money to distribute to others or […]

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Will Cohabitating After Divorce Affect Support Payments?

Thursday, December 17, 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?

Saturday, December 5, 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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