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Criminal laws in Texas are showing no signs of letting up on the accused. We at the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates want to share a few key tips to help you learn more about your rights as a motorist. The Right To Refuse Road-Side Interrogation You don’t have to answer questions from the law enforcement civilian about your destination or origination points, what ...
Three Things to Look for in a Divorce or Custody Attorney January 6, 2015 by BrasierLaw Finding the right attorney to help with your custody or divorce case is one of the most critical decisions you can make. Divorces and custody cases last for only a few months in Oregon and Washington, but the fallout from the decisions that are reached last a lifetime.
In the case of Guillermo A. Morales, Case No. 07-16284-BKC-RBR, (Bankr.S.D.Fla. January 2, 2008)(Ray, J.) the Bankruptcy Court was given the opportunity to interpret new section 222.25(4), Florida Statutes which allows a debtor to exempt personal property not to exceed $4,000 if he does not "claim or receive the benefits of a homestead exemption under s. 4, Art. X of the State Constitution.
By Andres Barker, Lawyer. Many employees who leave a job voluntarily refer to handing in their “two weeks’ notice” that they are quitting. But is this practice actually required by law? It’s a question we often hear from resigning employees. Unlike the notice of termination requirements imposed on employers by employment standards legislation, there is no legislated requirem ...
Many people are under the mistaken impression that a first offense of driving under the influence1 of alcohol or drugs (DUI) a minor legal matter. After all, you may have acquaintances or be aware of public figures who have a DUI and seemed to be able to handle the matter without significant problems or legal consequences.
The United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida landmark decision in Brenner, et al. v. Scott, etc., 999 F.Supp. 2d 1278 (2014), regarding the constitutionality of Florida's restrictions on marriage, makes reference to a U.S. Supreme Court case that was disposed of by "summary disposition.
Beauvais, and similar recent decision by other courts, may give reason for many Miami homeowners with mortgage foreclosure situations to re-evaluate what is the best course of action to "save" their home from foreclosure. For many, focus on "foreclosure defense" instead of mortgage modification are misplaced.
Q. What is considered to be police brutality? A. Police brutality occurs when law enforcement officers use unnecessary or excessive force when dealing with a member of the public. Such force may include improper use of a stun gun or taser, unjustified shooting, police dog attacks, intentional assaults and related cover-ups, and more.
Reaching significant milestones often leaves us feeling reflective. As 2014 draws to a close, most law firm partners will begin to look at their financial year in review, metrics they commonly track to gauge their business success, and bonus rates for their employees. Combing through your financial state is important; however, it is also important to look at the overall lessons ...
5 Ways Uncontested Divorce Can Save Money December 30, 2014 by BrasierLaw 5 Ways an Uncontested Divorce Can Save You Thousands To start, let me explain what I mean when I say “uncontested divorce”. I use this term, but you could call it an amicable divorce, peaceful divorce, or even a simple divorce.
Who is Writing the DUI Laws? Drugged driving has rapidly become an issue that has a significant impact on public safety. With 2015 just around the corner I am going to go out on a limb and make my drugged driving predictions for 2015. My Conclusion: At least one poorly drafted, overbroad and unconstitutional bill purportedly drafted to curb drugged driving will not make it th ...
Case: A client was referred to our office by an attorney. Her case was regarding a parcel of real estate owned by five brothers and sisters who were heirs to their mother’s estate. The property was about to be lost at a tax sale, there was no organization to their “family partnership” and little family communication at all.
This holiday season while you are on vacation, Miami police officers will be hard at work catching DUI drivers on South Florida roads. At Pagan & Stroleny, P.L. we want to help the residents of Miami fight DUIs inside and outside of the courtroom. This New Year’s Eve consider these alternatives to drinking and driving, keeping yourself out of jail and the streets of Miami s ...
Many may think that hiring quality law firm employees during the holiday season is impossible. Job seekers often give up looking toward the end of the year, assuming that no new postings or quality positions will become available. I used to believe the same; but, now I am finding that since the end of the year is a time business owners reflect upon the year’s progresses and fai ...
On December 17, 2014, the Florida Third District Court of Appeals issued its decision addressing extremely pertinent mortgage foreclosure issues in the case of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, etc. v. Harry Beauvais, et al., Case No. 3D14-575. The Court held that since the dismissal of the first foreclosure action was "without" prejudice, it was not an "adjudication on the merits.