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Garnish Wages Does Your Ex-Spouse Owe You Back Child Support or Alimony? The State of Florida has laws that can help you enforce your rights. Did you know that Florida can actually garnish wages for child support? Under Florida Statute §61.12 (2014), the court may issue a continuing...

Has someone taken something of yours with permission, but failed to return it? Has someone tricked you into giving them something under False Pretenses? Have you performed a service for someone, but they refuse to pay? Sue Someone for Theft Sue Someone for Theft The State of Florida...

Alimony Awards Alimony Awards. In a proceeding for dissolution of marriage (divorce) filed in the state of Florida, the court may grant alimony to either party, the form of alimony award may be bridge-the-gap, rehabilitative, durational, or permanent in nature or any combination of these forms of...

Bullying The State of Florida has enacted laws to help protect its students from within its schools. One of these laws is the “Jeffrey Johnston Stand Up for All Students Act.” It directed at preventing bullying or harassment of any student or employee of a public (k-12)...

FMVRA FMVRA The State of Florida has in place protections for people whom take their vehicle in to have it serviced. The Florida Motor Vehicle Repair Act ( FMVRA ) provides for legal remedies against motor vehicle repair shops whom have engaged in the following actions: (1) Engage...

Motion for Sanctions Motion for Sanctions. Occasionally, lawsuits are not handled amicably. A major concern of one (or both) of the litigants may be that the unscrupulous other party may be threatening to file frivolous motions and asserting unsupported claims/defenses for the sake of harassment and/or...

Attorney Fees in Divorce Cases Attorney Fees. A common question with regards to petitions for Dissolution of Marriage (divorce), under Florida Law, is whether or not a spouse can be awarded attorney’s fees. The answer is a qualified yes, and there a few Florida Statutes that...

Under Florida's Dissolution of Marriage (divorce) statute (Florida Statute §61.052 (2014)), a dissolution of marriage will be granted if the marriage is irretrievably broken and/or due to the mental incapacity of one of the parties.  Additionally, in the State of Florida, the currently married couple...