Marital Settlement Agreement

What is a Marital Settlement Agreement? A Marital Settlement Agreement is an Agreement between two people getting a divorce addressing important issues such as the division of property, assets and debts, spousal support or alimony, and child support and custody, if there are children involved in the divorce. What are the benefits of a Marital Settlement…

Do I need a lawyer for a Simple Divorce?

Why you still need a lawyer for a Simple divorce: Under Florida family law, the Simplified Dissolution of Marriage proceeding, also known as a Simple Divorce, is often the best option available to a couple who is trying to get a divorce quickly, with minimal cost and minimal heartache. Couples that do not have children and where neither…

DUI Penalties in Florida

The penalties set for drinking and driving are remarkably severe in Florida. Based on the person’s DUI record or the fact that there was property damage or personal injury, the penalties can vary from probation to jail time, and everything in between. Every DUI sentence includes probation, a suspension of the driver’s license, fines, DUI…

How Police Officers test for DUI

When a police officer suspects a DUI violation, he usually conducts one or more tests to determine whether the driver is impaired. There are several ways to test a driver’s sobriety, such as Field Sobriety Tests, a Breathalyzer Test and Blood Alcohol Content Tests. Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs) When you are pulled over for a…