Legal F.A.Q. – Video Answers

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Can I renegotiate the length of time I receive alimony in Florida?
Can men seek alimony in Florida?
What is alimony?
When does alimony stop in Florida?
Who gets alimony in Florida and why?



Child Custody/Time-Sharing Law

Are Florida courts more likely to award custody/time-sharing to mothers than to fathers?
At what age can my children decide where they want to live?
Can a Florida court order drug testing of the parents when determining custody/time-sharing?
Can custody/time-sharing rights be modified in Florida?
Can grandparents be awarded custody/time-sharing of their grandchild(ren) in Florida?
Do the wishes of a child have any influence in custody/time-sharing decisions in Florida?
How is the amount of child support determined in Florida?
If child support is not paid, must visitation be allowed in Florida?
What is the first thing that I should do if I am served with a summons and complaint in Florida?



Child Support Law

Can grandparents open a child support case to establish support for their grandchild(ren)?
Can I lower my child support payments in Florida if I spend more time with my kids?
Can my child’s father be ordered to pay for my child’s college education in Florida?
How can child support be changed in Florida?
How do I get my child support increased in Florida?
If I get joint custody time-sharing, will I still have to pay child support in Florida?
What determines how much child support I have to pay in Florida?




Can a buyer sue a seller for backing out of the contract?
Can oral promises constitute a valid contract in residential real estate?
Is a verbal contract binding?
What is earnest money in a residential real estate contract?
What is usually in the contract of sale?



Criminal Defense Law

Are criminal records ever automatically expunged in Florida?
Can an expungement be denied in Florida?
Can I move if I am on probation in Florida?
Can probation be revoked in Florida?
Can social media or internet information be used to prove a case against me in court?
Can text messages, emails, or Facebook posts be used to prove threatening conduct against me in court?
Can the police conduct a search withouta warrant in Florida?
Can the police just stop me on the street and search me for no reason in Florida?
Do I have to give consent to a law enforcement officer to search my car in Florida?
Do I need an attorney for my criminal case in Florida?
Do the police need a warrant to arrest me in Florida?
How can I clear my criminal record in Florida?
If the police have a warrant to search my house, can they look anywhere?
The police want to get my side of the story. Should I give a statement?
What are Miranda rights or Miranda warnings?
What do I do if there is a warrant out for my arrest in Florida?
What does beyond a reasonable doubt mean?
What is a federal crime?
What is expungement in Florida?
What is the difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and a violation in Florida?
What should I do if I am arrested in Florida?
What steps should I take if I have posted something threatening or incriminating on social media?
What types of punishments do I face if convicted of a crime in Florida?
When do the police have to read me my rights in Florida?
Why do I have no bond in my case?
Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?



General Legal

Are mediator and arbitrators licensed or regulated by the State of Florida?
Can I be ordered to mediation?
Can I hire an attorney just for one part of my case?
Can I use a lawyer at mediation?
Can the police arrest me for drug possession if they find drugs in a car I am in, even though I am just a passenger?
DCF has taken my kids. What happens now?
Do parties always meet together at mediation, or can they meet separately?
How do I get out of jail after an arrest in Florida?
How does a dependency case affect a divorce case?
How does juvenile court differ from adult court?
How does the stand-your-ground law operate?
How long does mediation take?
How much does a private adoption cost in a dependency case?
How much does family law mediation cost?
How should I prepare for my mediation?
I don’t have enough time to hire an attorney before the Shelter Hearing. What should I do?
I’m divorcing my spouse and they are an unfit parent. What are my options?
If I am a convicted felon, can my wife who is not a convicted felon lawfully own a firearm?
If I mediate, do I still need an attorney? Should I, or may I bring an attorney to mediation?
If you cannot agree at mediation, what happens?
Is mediation legally binding?
Is mediation workable when one of the parties or parents resides outside the State of Florida?
Should I agree to a plea bargain?
What are my rights at a Shelter Hearing?
What are the benefits of choosing to use the collaborative divorce process?
What are the steps in a typical adoption?
What are the typical steps in a criminal proceeding in Florida?
To conduct a search, must the police always have a warrant?



Landlord and Tenant Law

Can I force my landlord to fix my apartment in Florida?
Can my landlord charge me late fees in Florida if I paid my rent only a few days late?
Can my landlord come into my apartment whenever he or she wants to do so?
Can my landlord enter my apartment and take my property if I do not pay rent?
Can my landlord terminate my lease for any reason at any time?
How long does a landlord have to return my security deposit in Florida if there are no damages to the property?
If a tenant is paying the landlord on time, can the landlord evict a tenant?
If there is a written lease, do I need to give notice about terminating tenancy at the end of the lease?
What are residential non-payment and commercial non-payment proceedings?
What can I do if my landlord refuses to make repairs to my Florida apartment?
What happens if I do not pay my rent?
What happens if you fail to show up on the court date?
What is a holdover proceeding?
What obligation does my landlord have to repair my apartment or house?
When can I sublet or assign my lease?



Probate Law

Am I responsible for my deceased parent or spouse’s bills?
Can a will be changed or revoked after my death?
Can there be more than one executor (personal representative)?
Do I need an attorney to handle an estate?
Do I need to file tax returns for the estate?
Do life insurance or retirement benefits need to go through probate?
Does a trustee get paid for their duties?
Does all property have to go through probate when a person dies?
The decedent owed me money. How do I file a claim against the estate?
What are letters of administration?
What are probate assets?
What do testate and intestate mean?
What if there is no will?
What is a personal representative?
What is a trustee?
What is probate?



Sex Crimes Law

How do prosecutors prove that I downloaded the child pornography?
What is considered child pornography?
What is sexual battery?
What is statutory rape?
What is the age of consent for sexual intercourse in Florida?



Violent Crimes Law

Can the police search my premises without a search warrant?
How does the defense of self-defense work?
What are my rights if I am stopped, searched, or arrested by the police?
What is assault?
What is burglary?
What is mandatory sentencing?
What is restitution?
What is robbery?
What is the difference between assault and battery?
What is the difference between burglary and robbery?



Wills and Trusts Law

To conduct a search, must the police always have a warrant?
Can a will be changed or revoked?
How do you challenge a will?
How long is a will valid?
What are advanced care directives?
What are will contests and how do I avoid them?
What is joint tenancy with right of survivorship?
What is undue influence?