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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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Florida Assault Charges: Woman and Man Yelling

Your Defense Against Central-Florida Assault Charges

No one wakes up in the morning thinking “I’m going to threaten someone, get arrested, and face criminal assault charges.” More often, an unexpected disagreement turns ugly and escalates, tempers… Read More
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Handcuffed Hands showing Consequences of Florida Domestic Violence Charges

The Far-Reaching Consequences of Florida Domestic Violence Charges

When a family dispute turns into a domestic violence charge, the results can be devastating. Tempers flare, the police are called, and all of a sudden you could be facing a sentence that ranges from a… Read More
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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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Divorced Father and Special Needs Son

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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Signing Limited Divorce Agreement

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
Shredding Confidential Document of Criminal Charges

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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