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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

You’ve decided to file for divorce and are looking for an experienced family law attorney in central-Florida. You may have never hired an attorney before — and may be wondering where to start and… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
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Marijuana Legalization in the Sunshine State: What You Need to Know

In the November election, 71% of Floridians voted in favor of Amendment 2, which expands the list of medical conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. Amendment 2 went into effect on January 3, 2… Read More
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Divorce and Custody of Children with Special Needs

Divorce is difficult enough. When you add children to the mix, it becomes harder. And if any of those children have special needs, it takes a creative, caring, and compassionate attorney to navigate t… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
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What is a No Contest Plea?

Guilty, Not-Guilty-by-Reason-of-Insanity, and Not Guilty are straight-forward and need little explanation when it comes to their basic meaning. But a plea of No Contest, or Nolo Contendre, is less cle… Read More
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Limited / Bifurcated Divorce in Florida

You feel like your marriage is over, but you can't or don’t want to get a divorce. Maybe you need your partner’s health insurance. Or religious reasons prevent you from seeking a divorce. Perhaps… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
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How to Seal or Expunge Florida Criminal Charges

Today’s job market is tough. Even with the best qualifications, a degree from a prestigious school or university, an internship or prior experience in the field, and solid references, it’s still h… Read More
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Why Do I Need Liquid Assets After Divorce?

Going through a divorce may be one of the most difficult, stressful things you do in your life. A divorce can be emotionally draining as you come to terms with how to create your ‘new life.’ And t… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
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Know Your Rights When Talking to Police

The Constitution. The Bill of Rights. The Fourth and Fifth Amendments. These are powerful tools that protect you from police over-reaching. But unless you know how to use these tools – and know that… Read More
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Kids' Rights at School

Parents want to protect their kids, and keep them safe. But what happens when the people we need to protect our children from are school administrators, police officers, or juvenile court prosecutors… Read More
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Florida Gun Charges and Penalties

Many Floridians have strong feelings, one way or the other, about the possession of firearms. But because of the technicalities surrounding Florida’s weapons and firearms laws, people can easily… Read More
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