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Florida Marijuana Laws May Change Soon

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The following was posted on April 17, 2015 by Cynthia Veintemillas, Jacksonville Attorney at Law It seems as though the issue of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida is constantly in the news. Last month, I wrote an article on the Jacksonville lawyers website about about … 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

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Florida Divorce Rates, Information and Help

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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

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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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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Jeremy Banks | Michelle O’connell | Brad King | FDLE | Murder or Suicide

Florida Law Enforcement While the full truth of the police corruption in Florida proven by the Allied Veteran’s case is being hidden from media and the public, the following may be another case where the Florida Department of Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Lowering Taxes in Florida

Under Governor Rick Scott’s leadership, Florida’s economy has undergone a dramatic transformation in less than three years. Is the government being more responsible for the way the State of Florida spends citizens’ tax dollars after they were caught stealing through … Continue reading

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Business and Commercial Law News

Florida Governor Rick Scott

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an economic injury declaration for Florida counties. The declaration of law allows Apalachicola Bay communities the ability to offset damage caused by the collapse of their commercial oyster industries through Economic Injury Disaster … Continue reading

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Operation Reveal the Deal

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution may have successfully prosecuted Kelly Mathis in the Allied Veterans of the World case, but Pam Bondi is still free after taking at least $25,000 from the wounded veterans charity. A … Continue reading

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