Halloween and Parenting Plans

Halloween and Parenting Plans

Halloween is a great time. Ghosts and goblins are ready to come out, and kids love to trick or treat.   But for many caught in a divorce, it’s also a time when parents argue over who gets to take the kids around the block. Young kids love to dress up, and it’s a fun time.  … Read more

Independence Day Reflections: American’s Must “Hang Together”

Independence Day brings us a chance to reflect. A chance to think about the freedom and opportunities we enjoy here in the United States.

Independence Day brings us a chance to reflect – a chance to think about the freedom and opportunities we enjoy here in the United States.  It’s hard to imagine what it was like back in 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed. The British Empire spanned across continents. The British Army was bigger and … Read more

Understanding The Legal Process – A Quick Tutorial

The legal process is something all people in a lawsuit should understand. Too often, new clients come to us and are confused by the process. So here's a quick tutorial.

The legal process is something all people in a lawsuit should understand. Too often, new clients come to us and are confused by the process. So here’s a quick tutorial. The legal process is always started by filing a Petition, or Complaint.   In legal terms, it’s called a pleading. The other party must usually … Read more

Understanding the Florida Court System

Courts in Florida, like every State, are unique. Every State has authority to pass laws within their State. This includes Family law and Probate matters.

Courts in Florida, like every State, are unique. Every State has authority to pass laws within their State. This includes Family law and Probate matters. The Florida Court system includes trial courts and appellate courts. Trial judges are divided into two sub-sections: County Courts and Circuit Courts. County judges handle misdemeanor cases, small claims, and claims … Read more