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Blog Posts in November, 2012

11/29/12 It's The Law: Out Of State Law Might Overrule Florida

Question: I got divorced in another state and then moved to Florida. One of my friends tells me that part of my divorce judgment would not be permissible in Florida. He tells me I am bound by Florida ...
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11/21/12 It's The Law: Sovereign Immunity Protects The State

Question: I read in the paper about someone trying to sue a county but, the county was claiming immunity under something called "sovereign immunity". Can you explain sovereign immunity? ...
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11/15/12 It's The Law: Emotional Distress Damages Are Difficult

Question: My wife and I were trying to buy a house. After promising to sell to us, the owners sold to someone else. Our attorney says we do not have a claim because we did not have a written contract. ...
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11/07/12 It's The Law: Florida Is A Debtor's Haven

Question: I have heard that Florida is a very debtor friendly state. Can you explain? Answer: All states have exemptions from creditor claims for certain assets. These exemptions are intended to carry ...
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11/01/12 It's The Law: Many Types Of Alimony

Question: Some of my friends have recently been divorced. One got permanent alimony. Another got rehabilitative alimony, and yet another got lump sum alimony. What are the differences between these ...
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