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What Are the Different Types of Florida Clemency?

By Sean Lopez / June 30, 2022 /

  In Florida, there are different levels of clemency that you might be granted. This is a constitutionally authorized process that gives convicted felons the chance for relief from the punishment they were given for crimes that they might not have committed. Clemency is not dispensed in very many occasions, but it can be appropriate…

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Why Should I Hire an Attorney For my Moving Damage Claim?

By Sean Lopez / June 23, 2022 /

If you have recently moved to the Tampa Bay area, you might have had trouble with your moving company damaging your items while they were en route to Florida. This can be common when a move is made from a long distance away or when you have engaged a company to bring your items on…

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3M Earplug Class Action Lawsuit

By Sean Lopez / December 22, 2021 /

If you or a family member has suffered hearing loss related to the use of 3M earplugs that were distributed to American troops during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, you might be entitled to compensation. Companies that make safety protection gear are required to uphold certain standards.  When they do not, they are held accountable…

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Can a Lien Prevent the Sale of My Florida Home?

By Sean Lopez / December 18, 2021 /

Selling your home can be stressful enough even if you do not need to deal with a lien that has been placed on your home. You might not even know that you have a lien on your home until you go to sell it and finding that this legal action has been taken against your…

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How Much Notice Does My Landlord Need to Provide to Terminate My Lease?

By Sean Lopez / December 14, 2021 /

Your landlord will have different notification requirements before they terminate your lease depending on the state that you reside in. You will find that each state has different rules and regulations related to renting and leasing. The knowledge that you have from a state with different regulations and rules will not help you to answer…

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Can My Landlord Raise My Rent in Florida?

By Sean Lopez / December 10, 2021 /

Rent is very expensive in most places in the US, and some areas of Florida are very expensive to live in. You will find that there are many considerations that can impact rent and if you are on a fixed income, or you have just moved to the area, you might be worried about changes…

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Who Can Make a Claim Against My Surplus Funds in Florida?

By Sean Lopez / December 6, 2021 /

Surplus funds are a part of the foreclosure process that most people are not aware of. When a home goes through foreclosure, there can be money left over that comes from a variety of sources and can be taken as profit on the sale by the lender.  Most homeowners are not aware that these funds…

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When Can I Apply for Florida Clemency?

By Sean Lopez / December 2, 2021 /

Clemency applications follow specific rules. These rules can vary by state and you will have a different experience when you are working with a federal pardon as well. Seeking an application for clemency is an important step that is needed to make sure that you can get your life back on track, keep your driver’s…

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What Should You Do After an Accident that Someone Else Caused in Florida?

By Sean Lopez / November 28, 2021 /

No matter how safely you drive or how careful you might be behind the wheel, there is no way to control what other drivers around you are going to do. While you can never prepare for the unexpected, knowing what to do if an accident occurs, what to do if someone hits you, and how…

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Being Injured by Someone Charged with a BUI in Florida (Boating Under the Influence)

By Sean Lopez / November 24, 2021 /

Here in the state of Florida, boating is a popular recreational activity. But what people do not realize is that in the state of Florida, it is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of any sort of drugs or alcohol. Anyone who is found to be under the influence of drugs or…

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