Monthly Archives: March 2015

Be Careful in Florida Driving Someone Else’s Vehicle if That Person Might Have a Legal Problem :: Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Be Careful in Florida Driving Someone Else’s Vehicle if That Person Might Have a Legal Problem In Florida, a lot of criminal cases are initiated based on fairly routine traffic stops. What might start out as a speeding or red light violation can easily turn into a DUI, felony drug or driving with a suspended license arrest. Additionally, a lot Continue Reading...

What is Mediation and How Can it Affect my Divorce What is Mediation? “Mediation” means a process in which the parties appear before an impartial third party who has no authority to adjudicate the dispute but who, through the application of standard mediation techniques generally accepted within the professional mediation community, assists the parties in identifying the issues, and then Continue Reading...

How Many Years in Prison are Federal Judges in Florida Sentencing Defendants in Mortgage Fraud Prosecutions?

How Many Years in Prison are Federal Judges in Florida Sentencing Defendants in Mortgage Fraud Prosecutions? Mortgage fraud in South Florida continues to be in the news, as a multi-agency task force involving both federal agencies and local law enforcement continues to file criminal cases in both state and federal Courts. South Florida federal courts are known to be especially Continue Reading...

First Florida Gay Divorce Granted by Broward Judge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The first formal divorce for a gay couple in Florida history was granted Wednesday by a Broward County judge who used the case to join other judges in declaring the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Circuit Judge Dale Cohen on Wednesday dissolved the marriage of Heather Brassner and Megan Lade in a brief Continue Reading...

Police face new ethical dilemma in increasingly digital world

Police face new ethical dilemma in increasingly digital world“I took a call at five o’clock this morning,” Supt Richard Cooper told me last week. “A girl had texted her friend to say she’d taken an overdose. She couldn’t be found.”It’s Cooper’s job to decide whether Gloucestershire police should ask telephone and internet companies for customer records that, in this case, Continue Reading...

The Impact of Divorce on Children of Different Ages

The Impact of Divorce on Children of Different AgesChildren of all ages react to divorce, and are influenced by the environment parents create before, during, and after divorce. The better that children can understand the concept of what is happening, the easier it is to integrate their fear and grief. This can help them adjust at any age; however, it Continue Reading...
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