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How to Evict a Family Member from Your Home in Florida

You’re tired of being taken advantage of in your own home. There’s a person living there – a family member – who does not help or no longer is welcome. Whether you rented the property to them or they are just living with you, this type of situation can be quite difficult to manage. Florida […]

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you’ve been injured in an accident, it can be a very traumatic and stressful time. Depending on the extent of the injury, you might need major medical procedures and be without an income while you recuperate. Some injuries even mean the permanent loss of employment. Many families don’t have the savings necessary to carry […]

Criminal Attorney in Polk County, Florida

  None of us ever believes we will run afoul of the law. Unfortunately, sometimes things happen which results in our facing a criminal charge. You could be stopped, and a police officer finds a small amount of marijuana in your car resulting in an arrest for drug possession. Even if the marijuana is in […]

Window Tint Laws in Florida

Florida drivers face different challenges than drivers in much of the U.S., and it’s not just the crowded, confusing highway system or the possibility of spotting an occasional gator on the side of the road along rural stretches of roadway. One particular area of controversy is the amount of window tinting legally permitted on autos […]

Florida’s Red Flag Laws Are Put To The Test

With Florida’s “Red Flag” law nearing its two-year anniversary while more and more states (and the federal government) are contemplating enacting red flag laws of their own, the Sunshine State now has the entire country’s attention. Florida’s law, which has undergone some tweaks since it was first enacted shortly after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting, is being […]

Can Police Require You To Unlock Your Phone?

Major advances in technology like cell phones and drones can often leave law enforcement, lawmakers, and the judiciary struggling to catch up. Most recently, courts and legislative bodies throughout the U.S. have debated the following: Can police officers force civilians to unlock or otherwise grant access to their cell phones? Not necessarily, says one Florida appeals court. However, this […]

Fines May End Up Blocking Many Florida Felons Looking to Vote

In last year’s election, Florida citizens overwhelmingly voted in favor of Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to most people that commit felonies after their sentence is complete. The amendment as approved by Florida voters would allow felons to vote “upon completion of all terms of sentence including parole or probation” unless they had been convicted […]

Florida’s Marijuana-Impaired Driving Issue

In the past few years, marijuana-impaired driving has become a major issue in the state of Florida. According to preliminary data, marijuana played a role in about one of three drug-impaired accidents in 2018. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles revealed that 422 died in accidents where marijuana and other substances were […]