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June 2022 Blog Archive

Florida's Alimony Reform Bill Update
Florida's Alimony Reform Bill Update Mon, Jun 20, 2022 On June 17, 2022, the ‘Alimony Reform Bill’ that passed both chambers of the Florida legislature this past legislative session, was sent to Florida Governor DeSantis’ office for review. The Governor has until the end of this month to approve the bi... Read More

The Intersection of Probate and Wrongful Death Claims
The Intersection of Probate and Wrongful Death Claims Mon, Jun 06, 2022 Under Florida law, a personal representative (sometimes referred to as an “executor”) has a duty to pursue a wrongful death action on behalf of the decedent’s estate and the decedent’s survivors. There are two key takeaways from this edict. Read More

MaryCatherine Crock Appointed to Volusia County Bar Board of Directors
MaryCatherine Crock Appointed to Volusia County Bar Board of Directors Mon, Jun 06, 2022 MaryCatherine Crock has been appointed to the Volusia County Bar Board of Directors for the 2022-2025 term. The Volusia County Bar Association of 550 members serves to maintain a connection between the local legal profession and the community at larg... Read More

Domestic Violence Charges: Can They Be Dropped?
Domestic Violence Charges: Can They Be Dropped? Wed, Jun 01, 2022 If you’re facing domestic violence charges in Florida, you may be wondering if there is a chance they could be dropped. You have a good reason to hope for that — the consequences of a domestic violence conviction can be severe and lifelong. After you... Read More

The Penalties of Forgery in Florida
The Penalties of Forgery in Florida Wed, Jun 01, 2022 When people speak of forgery, they are referring to the attempt to defraud someone through the use of a false written document. Forgery does not only refer to handwriting. It also includes the production or alteration of any legally significant docum... Read More