Why You Should Find a Law Firm That Does Criminal and Civil Cases

No matter your situation, when searching for a lawyer it’s important that you find a firm with both civil attorneys and criminal attorneys at the practice. Long & Jean Law Group in Pompano Beach, Florida is exactly this type of firm, which is part of what enables us to provide exceptional service and the best
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How to File for Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy is more common than most people think. In the first three months of 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida received 6,406 cases, making it the third busiest bankruptcy court of the 90 federal districts in the nation. What is Bankruptcy? Bankruptcy is essentially a court proceeding.
An individual incarcerated in a jail cell in South Florida

Incarceration Statistics in South Florida

Year after year, the United States surpasses much larger countries for having the highest incarceration rate in the world. Over the last forty years, the U.S. has seen a 500% increase in incarceration rates. The U.S. prison population has grown to such an extent, that it could be the equivalent of the population in one
A boat sinking into the ocean following a boating accident in Florida

Boating Accident Statistics in Florida

Florida is home to beautiful crisp blue waters and endless sunny days, making the state one of the most sought-after destinations for recreational boating. While the number of registered vessels has decreased in the past decade, Florida is still home to over 900,000 recreational boats and over 30,000 commercial vessels. However, the vast number of
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How to Get a Restraining Order

If you are in an abusive relationship, or if at any point you feel your life or the life of a family member is in danger, you need to know you can take steps to protect yourself by filing a restraining order. A restraining order makes it a crime for the restrained person to come
Woman taking a photo of damaged vehicles with her phone following a car accident

What to Do after an Accident?

A car accident is a very traumatic experience from every angle. No one is ever prepared for a car accident; in most cases, people don’t even know how to react or what to do after a car accident. However, the steps you take after a car accident are the key to the legal actions you
An elderly gentleman becoming a victim of verbal elder abuse by an assisted living facility nurse

How to Tell If a Loved One May be a Victim of Elder Abuse

Abuse can happen to anyone. However, our older adults are usually the most vulnerable to negligence, abuse, and exploitation. The number of elder abuse victims continues to increase year after year. In some instances, abuse can happen at nursing or assisted living facility, at a family member’s home, or even at the older person’s own
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Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation for Stress?

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 40 percent of workers reported that their job was very or extremely stressful. While in most cases stress related work is expected, it can have a significant physical impact on workers, leading to headaches, low energy, insomnia, and chest pain. Not to mention the