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Who Gets Custody of the Pet in a Florida Divorce?

Wednesday, November 25, 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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I Want to Sue My Husband’s Girlfriend, Can I?

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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Did you catch that? My husband has a girlfriend and now we are getting divorced. I want to get back at both of them, can I sue her or get some sort of legal satisfaction out of this situation? Well, probably not. The saying “what goes around, comes around” exists for a reason, but suing […]

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How Can I Get Out of Paying Child Support?

Sunday, October 18, 2015

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Despite what your friends, popular culture, or your new spouse may think, it is hard to get out of paying child support. There could be all the reasons in the world that you and they think that your child support amount is unreasonable, but the court doesn’t always care. One way to possibly not pay child […]

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Can You Bring Alcohol to the Beach in Florida?

Sunday, October 11, 2015

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Wahoo. Party on the beach! Let’s bring some cocktails or throw back a cold one. It’s not a party without alcohol for some. Moreover, some partiers aren’t worried about whether or not it is legal to bring alcohol to the beach—many people figure out how to hide it in plain sight. However, those who are […]

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Is Sexting a Felony?

Monday, October 5, 2015

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Sexting is certainly a modern invention. There have been several scandals involving it and they’re hard to miss. In addition, several social media embarrassments are similar in scope to sexting scandals. Some people never learn. Posting and texting provocative statements are becoming more and more commonplace. Sometimes it is kept between romantic partners, sometimes it […]

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Preservation and Protection of Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Motor Vehicles Act

Friday, September 25, 2015

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Written into law by Governor Charlie Crist in 2008, this law seeks to preserve the right of qualified individuals to carry guns in their cars. Of course, the law does have requirements for who, how, and where they can do this. Regardless, it is a very controversial law. For those without a concealed weapons permit, […]

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Florida’s Non-Compete Statute

Monday, September 21, 2015

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Florida Statute 542.335 is Florida’s non-compete statute. It lays out when a non-compete agreement can be enforced and the language it should contain. One of the number one rules: a non-compete agreement in Florida needs to be written down. Verbal agreements are not enforceable, since it’s hard to tell the specifics of a verbal agreement […]

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Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA)

Sunday, September 20, 2015

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The Florida Civil Rights Act is based on the federal version. Title VII of the national Civil Rights Act is a basis for the Florida Civil Rights Act. The Florida Civil Rights Act helps prevent discrimination in the workplace and addresses what happens when it occurs. Some of the aspects it covers are discrimination based […]

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Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act (WARN)

Friday, September 18, 2015

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This act was created in the 1980’s and protects hourly and salaried workers involved in mass layoffs, even those in a managerial or supervisory role. According to U.S. Department of Labor, “WARN offers protection to workers, their families and communities by requiring employers to provide notice 60 days in advance of covered plant closings and covered […]

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