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Cyberstalking Tue, Sep 23, 2014 Emotions may run high between partners or spouses during or in the aftermath of a divorce. The temptation to lash out at one another using Facebook or Twitter should be avoided. Unfortunately, statistics demonstrate that incidents of cyberstalking ar... Read More

Modifying Child Support
Modifying Child Support Fri, Aug 15, 2014 A party who seeks to change in the amount of court ordered child support bears the burden of proving a substantial change in circumstances.  A substantial change in circumstances is defined as  significant, material, involuntary and permanent in natu... Read More

Stop, Collaborate and Listen: An Overview of Mediation
Stop, Collaborate and Listen: An Overview of Mediation Thu, Aug 07, 2014 During the 1980s, a scholar, poet, and overall gentlemen by the name of Vanilla Ice released the hit single, “Ice, Ice, Baby.”  For those who know the song, it opens with Vanilla Ice emphatically shouting, “stop, collaborate and listen.” Read More

Same Sex Divorce Action Dismissed by Florida Judge
Same Sex Divorce Action Dismissed by Florida Judge Tue, Jul 29, 2014 A judge in Hillsborough County, Florida has refused to enter a divorce decree for a couple because the State constitution and its statutes do not recognize same-sex marriages. The same-sex couple was legally married in Massachusetts but now reside in... Read More

Evictions: How Fast Does the Clock Tick?
Evictions: How Fast Does the Clock Tick? Thu, Jun 12, 2014 When a property owner seeks to evict a tenant they always want to know how long the process will take.  For most, the initial impression is that the entire action takes approximately forty-eight hours, or that an eviction is as simple as changing the... Read More

Florida and Over-Criminalization
Florida and Over-Criminalization Mon, Apr 14, 2014 I read with interest the attached article from Daniel McCarthy, who is with the Center for Florida Tax Reform, Department of Social Justice. I encourage you to read it as well. In his article, Mr McCarthy highlights what many attorneys and others i... Read More

As a criminal defense attorney
As a criminal defense attorney Wed, Jan 29, 2014 As a criminal defense attorney I hear the above statement at least a few times a week.  The truth of the matter is that if the criminal allegations and charges are dismissed by the prosecutor, that is great, but the information pertaining to the arre... Read More

Keep on Truckin’....
Keep on Truckin’.... Tue, Sep 17, 2013 Effective July 1, 2013, Florida Law 322.2615 was amended and now provides that, in certain circumstances, a driver who is facing an administrative suspension of his or her driving privileges due to a first time arrest for a driving under the influenc... Read More

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