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Do I need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce in Florida?

Florida is a no-fault state, which means that there need not be a reason or fault attributable to one party in order to obtain a divorce. One party …

Answered by Donna C. Hung, 3 months ago

Are My Injuries From A Car Accident In Florida Serious Enough To Call A Lawyer?

Florida is unusual compared to other states in that it requires basic personal injury protection (PIP) of $10,000 for every vehicle registered in the …

Answered by Jonathan T. Levy, 3 months ago

Can I Sue An Uninsured Driver In Florida?

Yes, you can sue an uninsured driver in Florida, but collecting on a favorable judgment may be difficult. Your attorney will have to explore the …

Answered by Jeffrey S. Hirsh, 9 months ago

How do I get the medical care I need in a worker's compensation case in Florida?

In Florida, all workers' compensation cases begin by asking your employer for medical care for an accident-related injury. If a physician …

Answered by Barry A. Stein, 1 year ago

What are the benefits of creating a living trust in Florida?

The primary purpose of the living trust is to avoid guardianship proceedings, which can be very expensive, in the event of incapacity. A secondary …

Answered by Nelson C. Keshen, 2 years ago

How long may I receive worker’s compensation medical benefits in Florida?

In Florida, Worker’s compensation medical benefits are to be provided to allow you to recover from your work related injury. If you have a …

Answered by Barry A. Stein, 2 years ago

How do I get Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income in Florida?

You must apply for benefits online, over the phone or in person at your nearest Social Security office. You must show that you have a medically …

Answered by Richard A. Culbertson, 2 years ago

Do I need a lawyer for workers compensation case in Florida?

Yes because there are two benefits, and only two benefits, which you receive in a workers' compensation case. You get medical expenses that …

Answered by Barry A. Stein, 2 years ago

Can you get kicked out of college for being arrested in Florida?

Unfortunately the answer is yes. College students need to be aware of the many pitfalls that can confront them upon an arrest -- even if it is …

Answered by Jude M. Faccidomo, 4 years ago

- Under Florida law, can I collect worker’s compensation, unemployment and Social Security benefits at the same time?

Most people must wait months before SSA approves the claim, during which time unemployment or workers’ compensation payments are the difference …

Answered by Paul J. Morgan, 4 years ago

Can I Sue For A Wrongful Death In Florida?

Yes in many cases. Losing a loved one in a wrongful death in Florida may be devastating and incredibly overwhelming. When someone dies in a fatal …

Answered by Jason Turchin, 4 years ago

What do I do if I've been sued by a debt collector in Florida?

Many banks and credit card companies sell your account to a debt buyer if you do not pay your bill. Debt buyers purchase millions of dollars worth of …

Answered by Robert N. Heath, Jr., 4 years ago

How do I value a business in a Florida divorce or family law for purposes of equitable distribution or property division?

In Florida, a business or corporation is part of equitable distribution or property division pursuant to Florida Statute Section 61.075. You first …

Answered by Joshua K. Friedman, 4 years ago

How do you determine marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities in Florida divorce cases?

In all Florida divorce cases, marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities are defined in Florida Statute Section 61.075. For assets and liabilities …

Answered by Jason A. Brodie, 4 years ago

What is equitable distribution or property division in a Florida divorce?

In all Florida divorce cases, the division of assets and liabilities, which is called equitable distribution, begins on the premise of an equal …

Answered by Jason A. Brodie, 4 years ago

Can I Sue A Company For Wrongful Termination In Florida?

Under Florida law, in the absence of civil service regulations for public employees, a union collective bargaining agreement or an employment …

Answered by Dana M. Gallup, 4 years ago

Is a non-compete agreement enforceable in Florida?

Under Florida law, non-compete agreements may be enforced by the employer so long as they are reasonable with regard to time and geographical area, …

Answered by Dana M. Gallup, 4 years ago

What are the penalties for traveling to meet a minor in Orlando, Florida?

Traveling to meet a minor is a charge that typically results from an online sex sting where law enforcement is posing as an underage child and there …

Answered by Corey Cohen, 4 years ago

Do I need a lawyer for probate in Florida

Florida Law requires that a Personal Representative (the Executor) be represented by an attorney, except in very limited circumstances – where …

Answered by Ellen R. Gershow, 4 years ago

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