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How to give a child up for adoption? There are options!

If you are pregnant and considering adoption, there are numerous options for you to consider. With help from attorneys who will work for free for you, you can choose the family who adopts your child. Adoption and Family Law Attorneys There are four types of adoptions: Private Adoption Step-Parent Adoption Relative Adoption Dependency Adoption For pregnant women seeking a private adoption, Chapter 63 of the Florida Statutes governs and the adoptions are very meticu

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Property Insurance Rate Changes in Florida Law

Florida Senate President Don Gaetz released the following about rate reductions Citizens Property Insurance Corporation personal home insurance policyholders will see in 2015: “The announcement today from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation that nearly 70 percent of personal-lines policyholders could see a rate reduction next year under the proposed rates is good news,” said President Gaetz. “Coupled with last week’s vote by the Governor and Cabinet ending the

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Some studies show increased adhd behaviors in children after a divorce.

Florida Divorce Rates, Information and Help

A Brown University study found that four of the top ten US cities with the highest divorce rates are in Florida. In 2011, the Huffington Post reported that Florida had the 8th highest divorce rate of any state in the nation. The ratio used to calculate the rate was the total number of divorces divided by the population. The effects of a divorce are traumatizing for all those involved. Often it is the children who are hurt the worst. In March of 2012, Lauren Hansen rep

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US Attorney Pamela Cothran Marsh

Attorneys for Florida Law

There are currently 93 U.S. Attorneys in the United States. The Office of the United States Attorney was created along with the office of Attorney General and the United States Marshals Service in 1789. At that time the structure of the Supreme Court of the United States and the lower courts of the United States Federal Judiciary were formed. In 1870 the U.S. Attorneys were put under the Attorney General, with the creation of the Department of Justice. Florida Districts an

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Florida Welfare Drug Testing Ruled Unconstitutional | TANF

Federal U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven, ruled that Gov. Rick Scott’s law requiring welfare recipients to take drug tests is unconstitutional. Scott quickly said he would appeal the latest beat down for the Republican Rick Scott. Rick Scott’s attack is aimed at Florida's poorest residents. Judge Scriven ruled that drug testing for welfare violates the Fourth Amendment that protects American citizens from unreasonable search and seizure. Scriven ruled that “there

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Jameis Winston | Rape | Patricia Carroll | 9/11 Call | Casher | Darby

A week after Florida State Attorney Willie Meggs of Leon County dropped the sexual assault case against Jameis Winston, because of a lack of evidence, the attorney, Patricia Carrol who represents the alleged victim, is petitioning for a further investigation. Patricia Carroll runs a full-service law firm that specializes in the areas of Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Probate and Wills & Trusts, but in 2000 she was rewarded by the Sunrise Spouse Abuse Shelter, Advocate o

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Tim Deegan First Coast News DUI | How did he get probation?

I wrote an article approximately a month ago on the Jacksonville lawyers website discussing Tim Deegan’s arrest for DUI in Jacksonville FL.  The article was titled Tim Deegan Arrested for DUI in Jacksonville Florida.  Deegan is a meteorologist for First Coast News.  He was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.  He submitted to a breath test.  The breath test results were a breath alcohol level of .181 and .179.  He appeared for his arraignment on

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ATT, T-Mobile, and Sprint Unauthorized Charges on Cell Phone Bills

In what is a major breakthrough in the fight against mobile cramming, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced November 21, 2013 that three of the nation’s largest mobile phone carriers— AT&T Mobility, Inc., Sprint Spectrum, LP and T-Mobile USA, Inc. will no longer charge their customers for commercial Premium Short Messaging Services, also known as “PSMS,” or “premium text messages.” PSMS accounts for the majority of third-party charges on cell phones and for the

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My Kid Was Arrested. What Will Happen?

From the United States Attorneys' Manual Arrest of a Juvenile A juvenile may be arrested on a warrant issued on either a complaint or a juvenile information. When arrest is unnecessary, the court may be asked to issue a summons on the complaint or information. In either case, it is advisable to have the complaint and/or information placed under seal to avoid public disclosure of the juvenile's identity. By statute, the officer arresting a juvenile is required to advise

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Jacksonville Unemployment Drops to Six Percent

Florida Governor Rick Scott highlighted that the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was among the top five metro areas in the state for job growth in October 2013 with 11,200 new jobs. The Jacksonvile MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.6 percentage points over the year, from 7.6 percent in October 2012 to 6.0 percent in October 2013. Governor Scott said, “The creation of 11,200 new jobs last month is great news for the Jacksonville area. As the local u

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How to give a child up for adoption? There are options!

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If you are pregnant and considering adoption, there are numerous options for you to consider. With help from attorneys who will work for free for you, you can choose the family who adopts your child. Adoption and Family Law Attorneys … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage in Florida?

Do they know what they do?

Same-sex marriage rights have taken a leap forward in the United States, where the Supreme Court has opted to let stand lower court rulings overturning marriage bans in five states. A majority of U.S. states either currently allow gay couples … Continue reading

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Is Viagra Giving You Skin Cancer?

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Viagra is a prescription medicine that is mostly given to males to help them get and keep an erection that was originally developed to help keep blood vessels in the heart open. Viagra’s primary active ingredient, Sildenafil targets an enzyme … Continue reading

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Zamora-Fonseca Wanted for Grand Theft

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in locating a wanted man in Jacksonville, Florida’s southside. Zamora Fonseca is wanted in connection with a Grand Theft and Dealing in Stolen Property. He has been seen in the … Continue reading

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Nancie Johnson Tinsley | Oscar W. Tinsley | Jacksonville Murder Suicide

Nancie M Johnson Tinsley and Oscar W. Tinsley, wife and husband, were publicly identified as the victims of what appears to be another Jacksonville murder in 2014 and a suicide. According to police reports and reporting from jacksonville.com, Oscar Tinsley … Continue reading

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Property Insurance Rate Changes in Florida Law

Florida Senate President Don Gaetz released the following about rate reductions Citizens Property Insurance Corporation personal home insurance policyholders will see in 2015: “The announcement today from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation that nearly 70 percent of personal-lines policyholders could see … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Law News, Florida News, Jacksonville News

Florida Divorce Rates, Information and Help

Some studies show increased adhd behaviors in children after a divorce.

A Brown University study found that four of the top ten US cities with the highest divorce rates are in Florida. In 2011, the Huffington Post reported that Florida had the 8th highest divorce rate of any state in the … Continue reading

Posted in Family Law Articles and News, Florida News, Jacksonville Lawyer, news

Attorneys for Florida Law

There are currently 93 U.S. Attorneys in the United States. The Office of the United States Attorney was created along with the office of Attorney General and the United States Marshals Service in 1789. At that time the structure of … Continue reading

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Florida Welfare Drug Testing Ruled Unconstitutional | TANF

Federal U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven, ruled that Gov. Rick Scott’s law requiring welfare recipients to take drug tests is unconstitutional. Scott quickly said he would appeal the latest beat down for the Republican Rick Scott. Rick Scott’s attack is … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Law, Florida Law News, Florida News, Jacksonville Lawyer, Jacksonville News, news

Jameis Winston | Rape | Patricia Carroll | 9/11 Call | Casher | Darby

A week after Florida State Attorney Willie Meggs of Leon County dropped the sexual assault case against Jameis Winston, because of a lack of evidence, the attorney, Patricia Carrol who represents the alleged victim, is petitioning for a further investigation. … Continue reading

Posted in Family Law Articles and News, Florida Law, Jacksonville News, National News, news

Tim Deegan First Coast News DUI | How did he get probation?

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I wrote an article approximately a month ago on the Jacksonville lawyers website discussing Tim Deegan’s arrest for DUI in Jacksonville FL.  The article was titled Tim Deegan Arrested for DUI in Jacksonville Florida.  Deegan is a meteorologist for First Coast News.  He was … Continue reading

Posted in Jacksonville Lawyer, Jacksonville News

ATT, T-Mobile, and Sprint Unauthorized Charges on Cell Phone Bills

In what is a major breakthrough in the fight against mobile cramming, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced November 21, 2013 that three of the nation’s largest mobile phone carriers— AT&T Mobility, Inc., Sprint Spectrum, LP and T-Mobile USA, Inc. will … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Law, Florida Law News, Florida News, Jacksonville News, National News, news

Demonte Rashaud Brown | 20 Year Sentence for Cocaine

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution announced that a Seminole County man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation that was responsible for distributing cocaine throughout Central Florida. Demonte Rashaud … Continue reading

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National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Second Compliance Report

Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement on the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s Second Compliance Report concerning the Monitor’s review of the five banks’ compliance with the settlement’s servicing standards. “While this second report indicates that two of the … Continue reading

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