It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year...
Fri, Dec 22, 2017
The holiday season is upon us, and during this festive time, local and state law police are out in force monitoring for DUI, with more police patrols, and with DUI Check Points. If you are stopped while driving, and it turns into a DUI Investigation,... Read More
No Solicitation, No Knock and Talk?
Thu, Nov 02, 2017
In a recent ruling by a Florida appeals court, an interesting legal decision was made in regards to a search and seizure by law enforcement at a person’s home for drugs, per a search warrant. As a reminder, under both the United States and Florida Co... Read More
No Driver’s License, No Problem?
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
In a ruling in late September 2017, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that if a person does not have a driver’s license, for if he/she never obtained one, and that person is pulled over for a traffic stop infraction, such as speeding, that person can o... Read More
Stand Your Ground In Court
Fri, Sep 29, 2017
The Florida Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision on September 28, 2017, made the ruling and finding that a “stand your ground” immunity in a criminal case could not be used to block a civil lawsuit. Read More
Custody By Extended Family Member
Mon, Jul 24, 2017
In my practice as a family law attorney, I have seen over the years where children have essentially been raised and their daily needs provided for by family members other than the child’s parents. It happens in a variety of different contexts, and th... Read More
Court Orders Incarcerated Parent to Pay Child Support
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
A Florida District of Appeal Court recently upheld a trial court’s final judgment of dissolution of marriage requiring the husband, who was in prison, to pay child support. The trial court evidently imputed income to the incarcerated parent based upo... Read More