Month: September 2014

Surviving a South Florida Canal Crash – Don’t Become a Water Death Statistic

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http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/2014/09/surv... Surviving a South Florida Canal Crash - Don’t Become a Water Death Statistic  South Florida’s waterways make beautiful scenery, but they are dangerous. With so many waterways that do not have barriers to keep cars from sliding or crashing into them, canal crashes can easily become fatal. These crashes are more common than you may think. On Sept. 18, a 78-year-old man... [...]

Shared Parental Responsibility and Co-Parenting

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http://remsenlaw.blogspot.com/2011/04/shared-parental-respon... Shared Parental Responsibility and Co-Parenting  When minor children are involved in a divorce, a divorce-reality that is difficult for many people to understand and accept is the concept of shared parental responsibility.  Parental responsibility refers to the authority of a parent to make decisions regarding their child’s education, health care, religion, and any... [...]

Relocation with Children

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http://remsenlaw.blogspot.com/2011/07/relocation-with-childr... Relocation with Children When a court enters an order establishing parental rights and/or time-sharing that court retains jurisdiction until all children subject to the order reach the age of majority (18 years) or until the order is domesticated in or transferred to a different jurisdiction. Pursuant to Florida law, a residential parent cannot permanently relocate a minor... [...]

Do I Really Need an Attorney for my Family Law Case?

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http://remsenlaw.blogspot.com/2011/04/do-i-really-need-attor... Do I Really Need an Attorney for my Family Law Case? In our opinion, it is always in your best interest to be represented by a practicing family law attorney in a domestic relations case. The truth of the matter is however, that you are not required to be represented by an attorney. You can represent yourself, pro se. Many civil courthouses even have Supreme Court approved... [...]

Williams v. GEICO – Auto Insurance Step-Down Provisions Challenged

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http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/2014/09/williams-... Williams v. GEICO - Auto Insurance Step-Down Provisions Challenged — Florida is one of a handful of states that recognize family “step down provisions” in auto insurance policies. These provisions are frequently challenged because they purport that certain injured parties, by virtue of their relationship to the negligent party, should receive less. Specifically,... [...]