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Domestic Violence Injunction Hearing

By Andrew Sholtes |

Hearing within 15 days Florida Law provides that the Circuit Court must hold a hearing on a Petition for Injunction Against Domestic Violence within 15 days of the Respondent being served. Usually, the paperwork that is served will provide the date and time of the hearing. It is important to be prepared for this hearing… Read More »

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Treasure Coast Drug Arrests

By Andrew Sholtes |

Possession of a Controlled Substance Florida has very strict laws on possession of controlled substances. It is important that a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney analyzes your case and identifies any possible defenses. Constructive Possession When a vehicle is jointly occupied, evidence of mere occupancy is not enough to convict someone of possession of drugs… Read More »

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Slip and Fall Accident – Personal Injury

By Andrew Sholtes |

Slip and Fall – Duty of Care A person has a claim for premises liability if he or she is injured while on the premises that is owned by another person, and the injury is due to a dangerous condition of the premises that was caused by the property owner’s negligence. The duty of… Read More »

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Domestic Violence Injunctions – Florida

By Andrew Sholtes |

Victim of Domestic Violence or Imminent Danger An injunction for protection against domestic violence is a remedy for someone who is either the victim of domestic violence or has reasonable cause to believe that he or she is in imminent danger of becoming the victim of an act of domestic violence. This is a… Read More »

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Comparative Negligence in Car Accidents

By Andrew Sholtes |

In some cases it is clear who is at fault for an car accident. For example, in Florida there is a rebuttable presumption of negligence in a rear-end automobile accident. However, more often than not, automobile accidents are caused by multiple factors. In these cases it is not clear who is at fault and… Read More »

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