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My Pet Is A Person! The Status of Pets under Florida Law
My Pet Is A Person! The Status of Pets under Florida Law

Most people consider their pets members of their families. They care for their pets the same way they would care for children and make sure they are fed, watered, loved and kept safe and comfortable. In the state of Florida, pets are considered personal property....

How Social Media Can Affect Your Court Case in Miami, FL
How Social Media Can Affect Your Court Case

Social media has made our world connected and archived in a way that would have been hard to imagine just a few decades ago. Every small thought, passive-aggressive comment and proud accomplishment you have made is out there on the internet for everyone to see...

Discovery in Florida Family Law Cases
The Ins and Outs of Discovery in Florida Family Law Cases

If you’ve not quite sure what the a legal discovery process is, that’s ok, you’re not alone. Many clients are unaware of this very important step and have never heard the term. The discovery process is one of the most important stages of a case....

are attorney fees tax deductible
Are Attorney Fees Tax Deductible? On the Tax Deductibility of Attorney Fees

Are Attorney Fees Tax Deductible in a Divorce? A question that we are frequently asked is "Are Attorney Fees Tax Deductible?", or more specifically, whether divorce attorney fees deductible. Under the Internal Revenue Code § 262, no deduction shall be allowed for personal, living, or family expenses. So, attorney...

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Motion for Default Judgment in Florida Courts

Defending Party Failed to Respond! We recently were asked a question regarding a motion for default judgment in Miami, Florida courts. This individual wanted to know what she could do if they have sued someone, but the other person refused to file an answer to the complaint. Florida...

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Statute of Limitations in a Breach of Contract Action in Florida

Florida Statute of Limitations: Breach of Contract Some Miami, Florida residents are not aware of the fact that they only have a limited amount of time in which to file a lawsuit against a company or individual who may have breached a contract with them (otherwise...

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Child Liability: A Child’s Liability for Tortious Conduct

Child Liability What recourse does a person whom has been injured by the actions of a child have under Florida law? Can you sue a minor for damages? Can you sue the child's parent for damages? Under Florida law, the answer to both is yes. As a...

Can You Sue for STD Transmission
Florida Battery Claim as a Result of an Undisclosed STD Transmission

We are contacted from time to time by Floridians who have been infected by people who have been passed a sexually transmitted disease by their partner. Can I Sue Someone for Giving Me an STD? So, can I sue someone for giving me an STD? If you have been...