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What are the penalties for drunk driving in Florida?

In Florida during 2011 there were a total of 33,625 DUI convictions according to DMV records. A DUI conviction can have a significant impact on the life of the accused individual. DUI charges can impact all aspects of the life of an accused individual including their personal and professional lives. In addition, in Florida, DUI charges carry serious penalties and potential consequences.

On what grounds can a landlord evict a tenant?

If you rent property in Florida, you would be wise to be fully aware of your rights as a tenant and how you can protect your interests. This is beneficial in case something unexpected arises, such as an unexpected eviction effort from your landlord. Knowing your rights is the first step in protecting your interests.

Shared custody is best for children recent study says

Establishing a child custody arrangement can be challenging for divorcing parents. In Florida, shared custody child custody arrangements are preferred. Recent research supports that shared custody child custody arrangements are best for children. A recent study revealed that having a strong relationship with both parents has the strongest impact on the likelihood that the child's future will be healthy and happy following divorce.

How child support is determined in Florida

Child support orders outline the obligations parents have for their children. The family law court helps parents set up a child support order and also provides options to help families modify their child support order or enforce a child support order when needed. Florida law sets child support guidelines which child support amounts and orders are based on.

Man arrested for DUI in Okaloosa County after traffic stop

Drunk driving charges are serious criminal charges. Authorities from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office recently reported arresting an alleged drunk driver. According to a witness, the driver hit a guardrail and was driving recklessly. Witnesses called in to report the alleged drunk driver. Following the traffic stop, the 29-year old driver was arrested for DUI and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. The man was allegedly in possession of Xanax and a syringe.

Knowing when a child custody modification may be possible

Life rarely remains the same following a divorce and the establishment of a child custody arrangement. Though child custody and visitation issues may be resolved, and a parenting plan established, changes down the road may create the need for a child custody modification. Post-divorce modifications may also apply to other concerns, such as child support, as well.

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