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

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
How to Choose a Criminal Defense Attorney

How to Choose a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you or someone you know has been arrested or charged with a crime, talking to an attorney can give you the guidance and resources needed to proceed. Hiring a criminal defense attorney to help with your case, listen to your concerns, and provide proper advice on how to approach your legal responsibilities is paramount.