Monthly Archives: April 2015

Understanding How Assets Get Divided In Divorce

 Understanding How Assets Get Divided In Divorce Dividing the family’s property during divorce can be quite difficult, especially if there are significant assets such as houses, rental property, retirement and pension plans, stock options, restricted stock, deferred compensation, brokerage accounts, closely-held businesses, professional practices and licenses, etc. Deciding who should get what can be quite a challenge, even under the Continue Reading...

Video shows Ariz. officer ramming suspect with car

Video shows Ariz. officer ramming suspect with carAn Arizona police chief is defending an officer who was recorded driving a cruiser diagonally across a street and slamming into an armed suspect walking along a sidewalk.Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema released dashcam videos of the violent Feb. 19 crash this week.Officer Michael Rapiejko crashed his car into Latino suspect Mario Valencia, Continue Reading...

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murderFALL RIVER, Mass. – A jury found Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in the first degree for the 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd, ending forever his life of NFL fame and fortune.A Bristol County jury of seven women and five men deliberated for 36 hours over seven days before reaching a unanimous verdict Continue Reading...

Florida’s Drug Paraphernalia Law

Hundreds of individuals charged with the crime of possession of drug paraphernalia every year. Most of these individuals have been college students or otherwise law abiding citizens. Many are stunned to learn that the maximum penalty for mere possession of drug paraphernalia in the State of Florida is one year in jail and a $1000 dollar fine, a first degree Continue Reading...

Florida House Approves Bill to Let Adoption Agencies Refuse Gay Parents

Florida lawmakers approved a measure on Thursday that would allow private adoption agencies refuse to let gay couples adopt children. The bill, which passed the Florida House 75-38, would prevent the state from revoking the license or refusing funding to an adoption agency that refused to let a gay couple adopt a child on religious or moral grounds, ThinkProgress reported. Continue Reading...

6 money lies that can destroy your relationship

6 money lies that can destroy your relationshipA 2014 poll of over 2,000 US adults from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and Harris Interactive found that 64% of people in relationships have combined finances.It also found that of these respondents, a third had lied to their spouse or partner about money, while another third said their partners had Continue Reading...

Police video shows Walter Scott running from car

Police video shows Walter Scott running from carSouth Carolina authorities released patrol car dash camera video Thursday showing Walter Scott getting out of his car and running away after a traffic stop moments before he was shot dead by a North Charleston police officer.The state’s top investigator, meanwhile, issued a statement saying a bystander’s video of the shooting, released Tuesday, Continue Reading...

Possible Florida Alimony Changes – 2015

The House Civil Justice Subcommittee has approved the proposed alimony bill – unchanged at the moment. The companion bill is also moving through the Senate. This is the first step to the eventual presentation to the governor for signature. Be aware the exact text of the bill can change between now and a possible signature into law. Unlike 2013, this Continue Reading...

Investigators announce 42 charged in South Florida identity theft and fraud cases – Sun Sentinel

South Florida identity thieves are still using stolen identities to file fraudulent federal income tax returns and obtain lines of credit, but they’re also getting more creative, federal and state authorities said Thursday. Offenders are now using victims’ stolen personal information to rip off unemployment and Social Security benefits and even claim state tax refunds from Ohio, Texas and Michigan, Continue Reading...

How to Deal With the #1 Complaint About Divorce Lawyers | Nancy Kay

Are you considering hiring a divorce lawyer to guide you through divorce? January through March is typically the very busiest time for divorce lawyers when it comes to taking on new clients and starting them through the legal process. Although most people remember to ask a divorce lawyer how much they charge per hour and how much experience they have Continue Reading...
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