Does DUI Legislation Need an Overhaul?

The state of legislation regarding drinking and driving is something of a tangled mess. In the United States, every individual state has its own laws, some with stricter penalties than others. In other countries, the laws vary by province or even by county. The result is a muddled system with inconsistent sanctions. Does DUI legislation […]

The Adverse Impact of Facebook on a Florida Divorce

Social media websites have become a dominant form of communication used by many to keep in touch with family and friends.  Social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Myspace and others have fundamentally changed the way we interact with one another, share opinions on political and social issues, maintain long-range relationships and conduct research […]

Protecting Assets while Avoiding Bankruptcy Fraud

  The United States Bankruptcy Code controls the entire bankruptcy process.  Bankruptcy laws are meant to protect you and your creditors.  Bankruptcy fraud is a white-collar crime that typically involving concealment or transfer of assets, concealment or destruction of documents, conflicts of interest, fraudulent claims, false statements or declarations, and fee fixing or redistribution arrangements.  If you’re caught committing bankruptcy […]

Florida legislation for hit-and-run accidents

  Hit-and-run accidents are a serious problem in Florida, which has unfortunately developed a reputation for its hazardous roads and dangerous drivers. In 2012, there were close to 70,000 hit-and-run accidents in Florida, resulting in death, injury, and/or property damage. One case involving cyclist Aaron Cohen, who died in a hit-and-run accident in 2012, has […]

Parental Alienation in a Florida Child Custody Dispute

The divorce process can be especially challenging for parents because the intense emotions and animosity that accompany divorce may make the prospect of a long-term co-parenting relationship a daunting task.  A wealth of data suggests children are less likely to experience the impact of divorce if parents are able to build a constructive amicable co-parenting […]

How Does Acid Reflux Affect a Breathalyzer Test?

  Being pulled over by the police is stressful. It is even more so if you are suspected of driving under the influence. However, if you have the medical condition GERD or gastroesophogal reflux disease, better known simply as acid reflux or heartburn, you might end up receiving a false reading on a breathalyzer test. […]

Underage Drinking – When Parents are Responsible

  In 1984, the National Minimum Drinking Age Act was passed requiring all states to increase the minimum purchase and public possession of alcohol to the age 21. Despite the fact that all states are in compliance with the act, in certain circumstances, legal loopholes and exemptions exist in a number of states giving minors […]

How To Get Through A Divorce Cheaper?

There is nothing more excruciatingly difficult to go through than a formal marriage breakup in which both parties have gone to court. This can fleece them off a fortune but luckily, there are now ways to make the process fast and trouble-free even with the assistance of an attorney. Thus, are you wondering how to […]

Bankruptcy and Foreclosure: How Bankruptcy Can Help

  While the term “bankruptcy” seems to carry a negative connotation, it can surprisingly be the most efficient answer when dealing with foreclosure. We all see the hype in advertisements stating that delinquent borrowers can save their homes by filing for personal bankruptcy. It seems too easy. The truth is, it is easy and it’s […]

Connection Between Low Carbohydrate Diets and DUI Arrest

  Being pulled over by the police may end badly for you even if you didn’t do anything wrong. I’m not just talking about arguing with the police and taking up an aggressive stance – that will land you in jail pretty quickly and perhaps get you teased – during a seemingly innocent routine stop […]