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The Golf Ball Hazard
The Golf Ball Hazard Mon, Mar 19, 2018 Many Floridians enjoy the spaciousness and beauty of golf course views from their homes. Unfortunately, in these Homeowners’ opinion, this serenity is sometimes marred by golfers who seek, errant balls or by the balls themselves resounding off the ex... Read More

If You Have Been Served With A Lawsuit Do Not Wait To Contact An Attorney
If You Have Been Served With A Lawsuit Do Not Wait To Contact An Attorney Mon, Jan 29, 2018 In almost all civil lawsuits, once an individual is served they have twenty days to file a formal response with the court. If they do not, they risk having a default entered against them whereby they lose the right to formally defend the action brou... Read More

The storm may have passed, but who is going to pay for the damage?
The storm may have passed, but who is going to pay for the damage? Mon, Oct 17, 2016 The greater Daytona Beach area is a beautiful place to live and that is in large part due to its numerous trees.  Although a large number of individuals were fortunate enough not to have sustained extreme property damage due to Hurricane Matthew, man... Read More

What rights does a creditor have in a bankruptcy case?
What rights does a creditor have in a bankruptcy case? Mon, Jul 25, 2016 Bankruptcy is a process by which consumers or businesses can eliminate or repay some or all of their debts under the protection of the federal bankruptcy court. If you’ve received a notice from a bankruptcy court that a person or business that owes y... Read More

In What County Will My Lawsuit Be Filed?
In What County Will My Lawsuit Be Filed? Mon, Mar 14, 2016 When someone believes they have been harmed they often turn to the judicial system for a remedy. But what happens if the potential defendant lives in another location? Although a person's first inclination may be to seek out the help of an attorney i... Read More

Primer on Government in the State of Florida
Primer on Government in the State of Florida Tue, Dec 29, 2015 Primer on Government: Florida has several layers of government. Below is the basic make up. Federal Government: Florida has two United States Senators of the 100 total, Bill Nelson (D) and Marco Rubio (R). Florida has 27 United States Congressmen of ... Read More

Labor Department Announces Changes to FLSA White Collar Overtime Exemption Rules
Labor Department Announces Changes to FLSA White Collar Overtime Exemption Rules Tue, Oct 27, 2015 On June 30, 2015 the Department of Labor “DOL” released their long awaited proposed rule changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act or “FLSA” white collar overtime exemptions. The FLSA requires most employers to pay their employees at least minimum wage... Read More

When Someone Dies – The First 48 (Part One)
When Someone Dies – The First 48 (Part One) Tue, Oct 07, 2014 When a death occurs the surviving family members are often faced with numerous questions and uncertainties as to their responsibilities.  One of the first issues that must be addressed is how the body will be cared for. 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

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