Monthly Archives: March 2015

Miami trafficking charge for pot “dessert treats” goes up in smoke | Miami Herald

Snap, crackle, pot — that’s the sound of the state’s case fizzling against a Coconut Grove man accused of trafficking marijuana baked into Rice Krispie treats. An attorney for a Coconut Grove man successfully argued that the actual pot in 437 “Wake Bake” bars did not weigh enough to merit a drug trafficking charge. Prosecutors on Thursday dropped the most Continue Reading...

Can police use ‘inadvertently shed’ DNA without a warrant? SCOTUS won’t hear case raising the issue

Can police use ‘inadvertently shed’ DNA without a warrant? SCOTUS won’t hear case raising the issueThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied cert in a case challenging the warrantless use of DNA left on the arms of a chair at the police station.The Supreme Court let stand the ruling by Maryland’s top court upholding the rape conviction of Glenn Joseph Continue Reading...

Florida lawmakers — again — weigh alimony overhaul

Florida lawmakers — again — weigh alimony overhaul TALLAHASSEE A “child support-esque” formula could determine the amount of alimony divorcing spouses would receive under a radical overhaul of the state’s alimony laws now in the works.In contrast to hotly contested legislation that prompted an outcry from the National Organization for Women and pitted alimony-reform advocates against divorce lawyers two years Continue Reading...

What to Do With Your House in a Divorce Case

What to Do With Your House in a Divorce Case During your divorce, both you and your ex stand to lose a great deal, including the house you lived in together. Often, splitting marital property becomes the most complex ordeal you’ll face. That’s why it’s important to research your state’s property division laws to understand your rights.For instance, most states Continue Reading...

Wives With More Education Than Their Husbands Aren’t Doomed To Divorce After All

Wives With More Education Than Their Husbands Aren’t Doomed To Divorce After AllAccording to previous research, women with more education than their husbands were more likely to divorce. Fortunately, new data proves that that’s not the case anymore.These days, when wives have more education than their husbands, there seems to be no increased chance of divorce at all, says a Continue Reading...
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