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Foreclosures May Be Dropping but You May Still Be in Danger

Foreclosure rates across the country continue to decline but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. It doesn’t really matter what the market is doing as a whole when your home is at risk. A recent article in Market Watch titled Here are the winners and losers as the foreclosure crisis slogs into extra innings,…

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Why Does Treasure Coast Lead Florida in Traffic Accidents?

The Florida counties of Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin are leading the state in traffic crashes. A recent article in the TC Palm investigated the reasons behind it. Rich Campbell wrote an article in the opinion section titled Rich Campbell: Do you reside in Treasure Coast county that leads Florida in traffic crash increases?….

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Excessive South Florida Condo Fees May Be Illegal

A story that’s just coming to light in the Miami area seems to indicate that some of the excessively high application fees at Miami area condos are illegal. An article by the Miami Herald titled South Florida condo boards rip off consumers with high application fees has all the details. Nicholas Nehamas writes, “Condo associations…

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The Blurred Lines That Come with Plain Clothes Police

Officer involved shootings raise far more questions than they ever solve. Why? How? Who is responsible? This controversy elevates when officers are not in their uniforms at the times of these shootings. Even when the incident doesn’t result in a fatality, there are plenty of legitimate questions one should have when it comes to plain…

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Protection When You’re in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

Life can be cold at times. Injustice is an unfortunate reality that plays out for far too many people throughout the United States. Miami is certainly no different. In many ways, it is in fact infamous for this. Injustice comes in many forms. These include wrongful arrests and mistaken identities. You never know when you…

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The Latest Episode for Accused DUI Driver Includes GPS Fitting

A DUI case can be life-changing. There are a number of lingering consequences that extend long past injuries and prison time. Restitution payments can cripple someone who has served their time and paid their debt to society. It is imperative that people receive the proper legal representation to protect themselves from punishments that go way…

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High Profile Commissioner Found Not Guilty of DUI

In a high profile case, a Miami commissioner was recently found not guilty in a DUI case. Consider a recent article for NBC Miami titled “Miami-Dade Commissioner Jose ‘Pepe’ Diaz Found Not Guilty in Key West DUI Case.” The author of the article writes, “Miami-Dade Commissioner Jose ‘Pepe’ Diaz has been found not guilty in…

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Hundreds of Death Sentences Could be Overturned

Criminal justice in Miami might be taking a new turn. Consider a recent article for the Tampa Bay Times titled “Three former Florida Supreme Court chief justices urge court to overturn hundreds of death sentences.” Steve Bousquet of the Tampa Bay Times writes, “Three former chief justices of the Florida Supreme Court are urging the…

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Miami Football Player Pleads Not Guilty to DUI

DUI cases are challenging enough for people who spend the vast majority of their lives out of the public eye and/or are not public personalities. When you are a football player in the state of Florida, it takes on a whole new degree of seriousness and scrutiny. This scrutiny can affect how the accused person…

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Miami Prosecutor Arrested for DUI

Recently, a Miami-Dade prosecutor made headlines for her DUI arrest. Local 10 takes a look at this in a recent article titled “Miami-Dade prosecutor accused of DUI had kids in car at time, FHP says.” Peter Burke of Local 10 writes, “A Miami-Dade County prosecutor was arrested Friday night on suspicion of driving under the…

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