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S & F Media LLC.
South Pasadena Florida
Personal Injury * Auto Accidents * Family Law * Criminal Law * Wills
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ALIMONY IN FLORIDA – FLORIDA ALIMONY REFORM 2023 SIGNED INTO LAW The Florida alimony reform bill passed the Florida legislature and was signed by Governor Ron DeSantis on June 30, 2023. This bill will have a significant impact on how... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Uninsured motorist insurance is a type of car insurance that provides coverage for damages or injuries you sustain in an accident caused by a driver who does not have insurance. It can also provide coverage in hit-and-run accidents where the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Child support in Florida is calculated using the Income Shares Model, which takes into account both parents' incomes and the number of children involved. The following factors are considered when calculating child support in Florida: Each parent's gross income: This... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Florida No Fault refers to the state's motor vehicle insurance law, which requires drivers to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance to cover their own injuries in the event of an accident, regardless of who is at fault. The purpose... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Whether or not you need an MRI after a car accident depends on various factors, including the severity of the accident, the type of injuries you have sustained, and your overall health condition. If you experienced a minor fender-bender and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
If you've been involved in an automobile accident, it's important to take the following steps: Check for injuries: The first thing you should do is make sure that you and anyone else involved in the accident are not injured. If... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In Florida, it may be possible to avoid paying alimony, but it will depend on the specific circumstances of your case. Alimony, also known as spousal support, is a court-ordered payment that one spouse makes to the other after a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In Florida, the basis for divorce is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. This means that the marriage is no longer viable and cannot be saved. In legal terms, this is referred to as "irreconcilable differences." The party seeking the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2023 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Florida auto accident victims normally go to a chiropractor as the first stop in treatment for an auto accident. This is because most primary care doctors such as MD's do not treat auto accident injuries. Further if you go to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2022 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Nearly three months after it sparked a heated debate in both chambers, Gov. Ron DeSantis has vetoed an alimony reform measure citing its retroactivity. SB 1796 would have abolished permanent alimony, given ex-spouses who pay alimony a “pathway to retirement,”... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2022 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In Florida the charge of DUI has some simple elements that the state must prove for you to be found guilty. First that you consumed alcohol or controlled substances. Second that you were operating a motor vehicle on the roads... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2021 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Florida law allows a spouse to acquire an interest in your premarital home simply by marriage and the passage of time. This is not something most people are aware of until it is time for divorce. The law in particular... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2021 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
All Florida drivers should get behind House Bill 719 entitled " Motor Vehicle Insurance". This new legislation will provide for the first time require drivers to carry liability insurance in Florida. Until now and since 1971 the only insurance that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2021 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Florida law places a burden on the injured party (plaintiff) to prove that they have a permanent injury. Absent a permanent injury, the court is directed by law to dismiss the case. This is often the result of a motion... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2020 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
HB 1135, which revises the state’s specialty license-plate program. That includes expanding the potential number of designs from the current 123 to 150 and requiring a minimum of 1,000 sales before new specialty plates can move forward and existing plates... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2020 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
You can feel confident knowing that your health and safety are our biggest concern when we represent your interests. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2020 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
(1)LAWYER SUGGESTS CALLING FROM THE ACCIDENT SCENE Some television commercials advise you to call a lawyer, or some type of lawyer referral service directly from the scene of a car accident. Their reason for giving this advice, is probably that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2020 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Starting on Jan. 1, 2020 there will be some changes Florida Laws 1. CELL PHONES - School zones, and active work areas are hands free zones. You won't even be able to hold a cell phone. Also, texting and driving... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2020 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Among the laws going into effect on October 1, 2019 in Florida: TEXTING WHILE DRIVING. Lawmakers passed a bill (HB 107) that strengthened the state’s ban on texting while driving by making it a “primary” offense, allowing police to pull... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
BRIGHT FUTURES ( SB 190 ) Requirements for Bright Futures scholarships get tougher. The “Academic” scholarship, covering tuition and fees entirely at state colleges and universities, will require a student’s SAT to be near 1330 instead of 1290. The “Medallion,”... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
An Orlando man claims his face is permanently scarred after using a Just for Men product to dye his beard, alleging it contained an ingredient that can cause burns, scarring and allergic reactions. Just for men ingredients include the following:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
IN HEALTH INSURANCE What is a pre-existing condition? This is strictly an insurance term that was created to characterize a particular health condition a person applying for insurance may have. The vast majority of people have pre-existing conditions. They may... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Thinking about taking your case to court, this is important news. In a crucial 4-3 decision, in Delisle v. Crane, Case (No. SC16-2182) (Oct 15. 2018), the Florida Supreme Court has clarified the law governing the admissibility of expert witness... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
Several new laws went into effect in Florida effective October 1, 2018, here is a summary of those new laws. FIRST RESPONDERS The change for first responders (SB 376) would expand workers’ compensation insurance benefits for firefighters, police officers, paramedics... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG
In law school, we are taught that ours is a noble and civil profession populated by genteel intellectuals guided in their every action by the rule of law. What a shock it is, then, when we encounter an "aggressive lawyer"... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at THE FLORIDA LAW BLOG