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Woman Pulled Over for Drugged Driving

Drugged Driving in Florida

In addition to prohibiting driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI), drugged driving in Florida, or driving while under the influence of drugs, is also prohibited. The penalties for drugged… Read More
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Computer Spewing Icons: Dangers of Social Media During Divorce

Should I Use Social Media During a Divorce?

Almost 75% of adult internet users use some form of social networking site. It’s no surprise then, that divorce lawyers will use information found on social media during a divorce proceeding to di… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
Man Pondering Who is the Best DUI Defense Attorney

How to Choose the Best Florida DUI Defense Attorney for You

The penalties for a Florida DUI conviction can be severe, and may include fines of up to $1,000, community service, installation of an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) at your expense, probation, up… Read More
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Pitfalls of Representing Yourself in a Divorce

Divorce can be expensive. Sometimes, in an effort to save money, people try to “do it themselves.” Representing yourself in a divorce (or any legal proceeding) is called appearing “pro se.” W… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
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Should I Take a Florida Breathalyzer Test if I'm Suspected of DUI?

It’s a question no one wants to think about, but everyone should know their answer to: if you are stopped and suspected of Driving While Under the Influence (DUI), should you take the breathaly… Read More
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Health Consequences of Divorce

If you’re considering divorce, or have already started the process, it’s easy to become obsessed and overwhelmed by all the “what-ifs” and “what abouts.” While this is a common and natura… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
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Domestic Violence and Divorce in Central Florida

Attorneys often get questions about domestic violence and divorce. If you’re considering a divorce in central-Florida and one spouse has been accused or convicted of domestic violence, you may wo… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
Woman Considering Divorce After Retirement

Special Considerations for Florida Divorce After Retirement

If you are over 50 and considering divorce after retirement, you face some unique circumstances that younger divorcing couples do not. That’s why it’s important that you work with a central-Flo… Read More
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Categories: Florida Family Law
Criminal Law Book Explaining Florida Battery Charges

Your Defense Against Criminal Battery Charges in Central-Florida

To many people, the crimes of assault and battery go hand in hand. So much so that many people may think they are one crime. In fact, the crime of battery is separate and distinct from the crime of a… Read More
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Charged with a DUI in The Villages?

Florida DUI charges are one of the most serious driving offenses you can face. With stiff penalties that include fines of up to $500, up to 1 year of probation, losing your license for up to 180 days… Read More
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