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  • Don’t Forget, Drivers Have Rights Too

    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 ...

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 22 readers -
  • Three Things to Look for in a Divorce or Custody Attorney

    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.

    Brasier Law- 12 readers -
  • Exemption of Personal Property in Florida

    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.

    Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 19 readers -
  • “I Quit”: When Does an Employee Have to Give Notice of Resignation?

    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 ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 33 readers -
  • Should I Call a Lawyer for a First DUI Offense?

    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. 8 readers -
  • U.S. Supreme Court "Summary Dispositions"

    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.

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 24 readers -
  • Factors to Consider with Mortgage Modification

    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.

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 21 readers -
  • FAQs Regarding Police Brutality Claims

    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. 19 readers -
  • 2014 Marketing Tips For Lawyers

    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 ...

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 24 readers -
  • 5 Ways Uncontested Divorce Can Save Money

    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.

    Brasier Law- 22 readers -
  • Drugged Driving Florida 2015 | Prediction No Change

    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 ...

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 39 readers -
  • Guide To A DUI Free New Year’s Celebration

    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 ...

    Pagan & Stroleny, P.L.- 3 readers -
  • Hiring The Right Law Firm Employees

    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 ...

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • Foreclosure Action Barred - But Mortgage Note and Lien Still Valid

    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.

    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 32 readers -