Tag Archives: Florida

Florida Child Abuse Laws and the Rights of Victims

The recent child sex abuse scandal at Penn State has brought to light many issues surrounding child abuse laws and the victim’s rights . Child abuse laws differ from state to state. Unlike Pennsylvania, Florida Statute 39.201 requires mandatory reports of … Continue reading

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Florida Trafficking in Hydrocodone Charge Dismissed Where Defendant Had Drug Prescription

Over the last several years in Florida, drug cases involving pills such as Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Roxycontin and other pain pills have become much more prevalent as opposed to more traditional drug crimes involving marijuana, cocaine, crack and heroin. In a … Continue reading

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What Are the State Insurance Requirements / Financial Responsibility Laws for Motorcycle Owners in the State of Florida?

In the State of Florida, a person can own a motorcycle and have no insurance in place whatsoever for that motorcycle. Florida law under most instances has no requirements for motorcycle owners and bikers. Of course, the laws for financial … Continue reading

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Oregon is about to join Florida as a Judicial Foreclosure State

It appears as if Oregon is on the very of joining Florida as a judicial foreclosure state. This means when a bank wants to foreclose on property, the bank must prevail in court to be able to do so. Oregon … Continue reading

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Cheating Spouses and Divorce in Jacksonville Florida

Florida is a "no fault" divorce state. This means that either spouse may seek a divorce without showing cause for the desired separation. The spouse seeking a divorce has the option to simply claim the marriage is "irretrievably broken." Generally, … Continue reading

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