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Simplified Divorce without Children in South Florida

  You may qualify for a simplified divorce if you do not have any minor or dependent children born out of the marriage, and so long as the wife is not pregnant. A simplified divorce without children is the quickest … Continue reading

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The Dream Act of 2017: What Does it Mean?

  The bipartisan Dream Act of 2017 sponsored by Sen. Richard Durbin, D-IL, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. could provide a way for some young immigrants who arrived or stayed in the US illegally before the age of 18 to … Continue reading

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Is Mediation Right for Me?

    Before you can answer the question is mediation right for me, you need to understand exactly what mediation is and what it can do for you. Divorce mediation is an alternative to traditional divorce. It can save you … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  When the creditors start calling, you have rights. Understanding bankruptcy and the fair debt collection practices act can help protect you from collectors making your life miserable. What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act? The FDCPA is a … Continue reading

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New Executive Order on H-1B Visas –What Does it Mean?

The new executive order signed by President Trump may have quite an impact on H-1B visas. In his order for an interdepartmental review of the country’s H-1B visa program, the president wants suggestions for changes to the program to offer … Continue reading

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Revoking a Power of Attorney in South Florida

  There may come a time when you decide to revoke a power of attorney. You may no longer want or trust the person you chose previously to make these decisions in your place. If so, you will need to … Continue reading

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Types of Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 vs. 13

The decision to file bankruptcy is not an easy one for anyone to make. If it seems as though you are drowning in debt, and there is no way out, filing for bankruptcy can help you get out from under … Continue reading

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Collaborative Divorce: Pros and Cons

  Alternative dispute resolution – a method that people use to come to an agreement with the least amount of legal expense – in this case, collaborative divorce. The dissolution of a marriage often brings with it much emotional distress. … Continue reading

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5 Facts about the Court Ruling on Immigration

  President Trump’s controversial immigration order banning citizens from seven Muslim countries has been frozen by a federal appeals court. In their 29-page opinion, the three judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit rejected the argument … Continue reading

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Who Gets the Pets in a South Florida Divorce?

  You are fighting over a house, money, stocks, furniture, children, and even pets, but what category does your faithful friend fall into? Unlike children, whose welfare and rights the courts take into account, Fido or Fifi are viewed the … Continue reading

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