Florida DUI Arrest: You have 10 days to do this!

Florida DUI Arrest: When you are arrested for Driving Under the Influence in Florida, you have ten days to request an administrative hearing. If you miss this ten-day time frame your driver's license will be automatically suspended. There are no exceptions, this is a heard and fast rule. See my video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVqEP4uN9JA Please subscribe to our YouTube channel, “Your South Read More

What if a parent stops paying child support?

Our law firm frequently receives calls from clients that an ex-spouse or partner that suddenly stopped paying child support.  Most times, when one parent suddenly stops paying child support, it can cause the receiving parent to experience financial difficulties.  Unfortunately, many parents rely on the other parent paying child support to provide the necessities for their children.  Also, these parents Read More

Who is the Right Lawyer for YOU?

Choosing the right lawyer for you is the most important decision you will make. If you are facing a divorce, child custody battle, or a criminal matter, chances are you have your plate full.  Add the additional task of finding the right lawyer for YOU and your case, and it can be overwhelming.  I cannot stress enough the importance of hiring the right lawyer for YOU.  Doing so can alleviate a lot of Read More

Prenuptial Agreement: How to keep love from biting you in the ….

Love is grand, but divorce is brutal.   Here comes that rabid divorce dog! Could the person you love turn against you and bite you like a rabid dog? Of course, but you can protect yourself from the divorce dog by having a prenuptial agreement in place before you get married. A lot of people think a prenuptial agreement is only for the rich.  That is not true!   A prenuptial Read More

DUI Breath Machine: To Blow or Not to Blow? A Video Explination?.

If you are stopped for by the police for suspicion of driving under the influence in Florida, should you blow into the DUI Breath Machine or not? I get asked this question at almost every social event I attend. In this video, I address that issue and tell what I always tell people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZhWHaB3HW0&t=56s DUI Breath Machine: Should I blow or not? Please subscribe to our Read More

Modification of Final Judgment

Is your family law case in need of a Modification of Final Judgment? When the Court finalizes your divorce, paternity, or child support case, there is a Final Judgment entered. The Final Judgment is a Court Order for the people involved in the case in regards to children, financial and other issues. Let's face it, we are all real people with real lives to live. Sometimes what we thought would work does not. Read More

When does child support end in Florida?

I get this question in every dissolution of marriage with children or paternity case I handle. There are four answers to the question of "When does child support end in Florida?" When the child turns eighteen;When the child turns nineteen;Sometime after the child turns eighteen; orNever. Clear as mud, huh? That is because lawyers wrote the law! Child support ends when a child turns eighteen years of Read More

Stand Your Ground Applies to Police Officers.

Last week, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Stand Your Ground applies to police officers. Before this decision, a police officer charged in a police shooting could only claim self-defense. How are police shootings investigated? In South Florida, The Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigates most police shootings. However, a police department does have the authority to investigate their officer's Read More

Florida Stand Your Ground Law.

Florida Stand Your Ground Law: Maybe standing your ground is not always a good idea? Florida has a solid Stand Your Ground Law that ensures your right to self-defense. To stand your ground means you do not have to retreat from a threat. Deadly force is justified when confronted with imminent death, great bodily harm, or to prevent a forcible felony. To take advantage of the law, you must have a reasonable Read More

What Are A Father’s Rights When Paternity Has Not Been Established?

A father's rights depend upon whether he is the legal father, the biological father, or both. For example, you and your girlfriend have a baby,  you are living together, and everything is fine for a while.  Then something changes, the relationship goes south.  Maybe you split up, and now you are having problems seeing your child, the most common scenario I see.  In my practice, I have represented clients on both Read More

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