Monthly Archives: June 2014

If my Health Deteriorates Substantially, will I still have to pay my Alimony Obligation?

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Florida_Divorce/2014/Jun… If my Health Deteriorates Substantially, will I still have to pay my Alimony Obligation? A recent Fourth District Court of Appeals case addressed a situation where a Husband’s health deteriorated so much that he was no longer able to work and therefore could not pay his alimony obligation. In Garvey v. Garvey, the former husband and the former wife Continue Reading...

Inmate’s mom, 6 others charged in claimed plot to shoot prisoners to win damages and early release

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/inmates_mom_6_others_… Inmate’s mom, 6 others charged in claimed plot to shoot prisoners to win damages and early release Seven people, including the mother of an inmate, have been criminally charged in a claimed plot to shoot two Florida prisoners in which the inmates themselves also allegedly participated. The two wounded inmates said they were shot March 22 by an unknown Continue Reading...

Cop accidentally fires rifle while in courthouse, in front of judge

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/cop_accidentally_fire… Cop accidentally fires rifle while in courthouse, in front of judge A police officer accidentally fired a rifle in front of a judge during a training exercise Wednesday morning in a hallway outside a South Florida courtroom. The bullet from Miami-Dade officer’s department-issued AR-15 went into the floor and no one was hurt, CBS Miami reports. The incident took Continue Reading...

Nuns sue neighboring strip club

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/nuns_sue_neighboring_… Nuns sue neighboring strip club A group of nuns in Stone Park, Illinois, have sued a neighboring strip club in an effort to shut down the establishment. The suit, which also names the village of Stone Park, claims the club is operating in violation of a state law that requires a 1,000-foot buffer zone between adult entertainment facilities and Continue Reading...

Washington Redskins team loses trademark registration

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/washington_redskins_l… Washington Redskins team loses trademark registration Six trademarks associated with the Washington Redskins must be canceled because the name is disparaging to Native Americans, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled. The team is likely to appeal the ruling, the Washington Post reports. Politico and USA Today also have coverage. Even if the team loses an appeal, it Continue Reading...

Inmate’s mom, 6 others charged in claimed plot to shoot prisoners to win damages and early release

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/inmates_mom_6_others_… Inmate’s mom, 6 others charged in claimed plot to shoot prisoners to win damages and early release Seven people, including the mother of an inmate, have been criminally charged in a claimed plot to shoot two Florida prisoners in which the inmates themselves also allegedly participated. The two wounded inmates said they were shot March 22 by an unknown Continue Reading...

Owners of mom-and-pop store take plea in $24M check-cashing case; tax refunds were key

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/owners_of_mom-and-pop… Owners of mom-and-pop store take plea in $24M check-cashing case; tax refunds were key A husband and wife who own a Florida convenience market have taken a plea concerning a $24-million check-cashing scheme in which federal tax refunds played a prominent role. Mohammad Sultan and Ashrafunnahar Mohsin are accused by federal prosecutors of cashing more than $20 million in Continue Reading...

Florida Vehicle Owner Liability During Consignment

http://www.florida-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/2014/05/f… Florida Vehicle Owner Liability During Consignment :: Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog Florida law general holds vehicle owners vicariously liable negligent actions of those driving their vehicles with their permission pursuant to the dangerous instrumentality doctrine. Holding the owner liable provides accident victims with another source of recovery when the vehicle driver is not the owner and therefore may Continue Reading...

Alibi exonerates ex-lawyer accused of setting his girlfriend on fire

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/alibi_exonerates_ex-l… Alibi exonerates ex-lawyer accused of setting his girlfriend on fire Prosecutors have dropped the charges against a suspended Minnesota lawyer who made headlines after he was accused of setting his sleeping girlfriend on fire. Dakota County prosecutors dismissed the charges against David John Gherity, 61, after checking out his alibi, the Pioneer Press reports. Gherity had said he was Continue Reading...

Can I take his girlfriend’s deposition?

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Florida_Divorce/2014/May… Can I take his girlfriend’s deposition? Can I take his girlfriend’s deposition?Sometimes in a divorce, the wife may suspect that the husband has been unfaithful and may wish to schedule the deposition of the suspected paramour. That raises more issues than you might expect. In Florida, adultery can be a relevant factor to prove dissipation of marital assets and Continue Reading...
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