We've all seen the tragic reports of children being run over and killed or seriously injured due to a parent backing over them because they did not see them in their mirrors.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) addressed this in a mandate that i...

Largo Police shot and killed Linus Phillip on March 23, 2018 alleging self defense.  According to the Tampa Bay Times, they decided they wanted his cell phone data for their investigation into the police shooting by one of their own.  So, Largo Police officers went to...

We last blogged about parents naming a married couple as guardians of the children in their trust and not stating what happens if the couple splits up or dies.  Another big problem is when the parents only plan is telling a friend or relative who they would like to rai...

Brian and Sarah came into our office for a trust.  They wanted to make sure their children were raised according to their wishes if they both died.  So they selected their friends Meghan and Jeff as the Guardians. 

I asked them what I always ask, "do you real...

 It probably comes as no surprise for anyone driving in Brevard County that Florida took the number 2 spot for the most distracted drivers.  It seems everywhere we go, someone is texting and driving.  They think it won't matter, but texting and driving can have deadly...

The “free-range parenting” bill became law in Utah earlier this month after it passed unanimously in Utah’s legislature and the governor signed it. It’s believed to be the first such law in the United States, according to a story in the Washington Post.

This law turns t...

Stress is a part of life.  Stress in a relationship can be managed if both people are open to honest communication.  Some times, it's easier said than done.  Arguments are a fact of life, and sometimes those arguments can get heated. It becomes a much more serious situ...

The recent Supreme Court ruling in Midland Funding v. Johnson, puts a burden on debtors and their lawyers in bankruptcy cases.  Midland Funding argued that federal bankruptcy law lets creditors file claims for old debt even if the statute of limitations wouldn’t allow...

An October 2016 decision from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal has answered questions about the meaning of surrendering a home in Federal bankruptcy court in Florida.  The Faillas of Boca Raton filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in 2011.  Their house was upside...