I'm guessing that, by "registered with the state", you mean registering the nursery with the Fla. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services pursuant to Fla. Statutes Section 581.131. The purposes of State regulation/inspection of nurseries are different than the purposes of County...View More
I'm her step mom. I was not recording, and I was not planning on using it in court. I just read about eavesdropping and didn't know if no recording was a factor. Thank you so much for the information, a lot of weight was just lifted.
Well, it was "eavesdropping" if one or both of them didn't know you were listening, but it was not necessarily unlawful. If you were on the phone with one of them, and she happened to hold onto the phone or put it down (knowing you were still there) as she started the interaction...View More
I applied for a marriage license in Florida, but I never got married and I never returned the license to the court, but the license status is listed as "NOT RETURNED." Does this have any legal effect? I would like to know if this marriage is legalized
In Florida, merely obtaining a marriage license does not mean you are legally married. For a marriage to be valid, the ceremony must be performed by an authorized person and the completed license must be returned to the issuing clerk for recording. If the license was never returned and no ceremony...View More
Each agency shall provide for a review, when requested by the applicant or employee, of any denial of employment or promotion for reasons of noncompliance with selective service registration requirements.
To potentially work for the state of Florida without Selective Service registration, contact the specific agency of interest to inquire about their policies and whether they consider your circumstances, including the SIL letter, when making employment decisions. The Selective Service System...View More
In Florida, storing alcohol for resale involves adhering to specific regulations governed by the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (ABT). The foremost requirement is obtaining the appropriate license based on your business type, such as a retailer, distributor, or manufacturer....View More
It depends on what section of the city code applies. For some appeals of this nature, there would be an "up-the-ladder" process within the city administration. For some other appeals, you must instead file an appeal or a petition in the Circuit Court, which is more technically complex...View More
I live in an area that is majority elderly. Elder abuse has become a huge problem and I know several people that have a hard time managing their money. I would like to offer POA services for things like managing bank accounts, paying bills, etc. Am I able to do that without being a lawyer? Am I... View More
A person who has been given a power of attorney by another person is called an "attorney in fact". You don't have to be licensed to practice law, to be an attorney in fact, but be sure you don't engage in the practice of law or perform public accounting, because you have to be...View More
Yes, pursuant to s. 509.242(1)(c) - Vacation rental.—A vacation rental is any unit or group of units in a condominium or cooperative or any individually or collectively owned single-family, two-family, three-family, or four-family house or dwelling unit that is also a transient public lodging...View More
I used his .22 revolver in the state of Florida at a range. I used another revolver .38 that he rented with his money at the range, and I used a stranger's Glock 9mm handgun as well at the range. I shot at targets and learned how to load and reload them, nothing else. Is it illegal for my... View More
You petition the Florida court for a name change. When the petition is granted, you would probably send a certified copy of the decree to the Puerto Rican governmental department in charge of birth records and ask for an amended birth certificate. That is the way it is done in most or all states,...View More
Section 26. Flags. An Owner may display one portable, removable United States flag in a respectful way and, on Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and Veterans Day, may display in a respectful way portable, removable official flags, not larger than 41/2 feet by 6 feet, that... View More
It depends on what you mean by "discriminatory?" It is outdated and not compliant with the latest statute, which allows these flags to be flown year-round and also include Space Force, MIA and POW flags. This is state law, Florida Statute 720.304(2)(a-b). If you mean is it...View More
What is the exact procedure when defense atty files for motion to compel evidence, after judge grants it for two weeks WHY WOULD A DEFENSE ATTY ASK FOR A SECOND MOTION TO COMPEL AND A SANCTION. Are they able to be asking for a motion to request a dismissal of the case or a final judgment
Apparently, what happened was that the defendant's attorney moved that the plaintiff (which, of is a criminal case, would be the government) be ordered to produce some sort of evidence. The judge gave the prosecution two weeks to produce the evidence. When the defendant's attorney...View More
No, if a judge grants a motion to compel and sets a deadline for the state to submit discovery, the state is not allowed to submit or use any evidence that was not submitted by the deadline. This is because the purpose of the deadline is to ensure that both the prosecution and defense have adequate...View More
My dad’s back windshield was hit by a fruit or a rock or something and it was smashed. He called the insurance and they said they would cover it if it was the front windshield but because it is the back the back then the deductible still applies. I was reading the law and it says motor vehicle... View More
627.7288 Comprehensive coverage; deductible not to apply to motor vehicle glass.—The deductible provisions of any policy of motor vehicle insurance, delivered or issued in this state by an authorized insurer, providing comprehensive...View More
Former and Current Board Members Are Posting on Web Sites [NOT ADMINISTERED BY THE BOARD] about the Corporation Internal Affairs, Including, but Not Limited to - NEXTDOOR - ORLANDO TRILOGY RESIDENTS (CASCADES/GROVELAND RESIDENTS, PAST AND PRESENT) - OFFICIAL CASCADES OF GROVELAND RESIDENTS... View More
Interesting issue, which I don't have expertise in, but my somewhat-educated guess is: Regarding the issue of disclosure itself, without regard to whether it causes damage to the corporation, the answer to your question may depend on whether your corporation has a written confidentiality...View More
So I asked this question prior and it was removed so I have no idea why. I found an abandoned vehicle in a parking lot that I frequent. The vehicle is clearly abandoned and it’s down bad. Tags are many years expired, I contacted police and they said it’s not their problem. I’d like to contact... View More
Since the vehicle is on private land, that landowner possesses the vehicle. The statutory procedures for acquiring title to abandoned property (including vehicles) would help you only if the vehicle were on public land. See Florida Statutes Chapter 705 at:...View More
You are apparently attempting to add to your prior post, but the way this Justia site works is that each time you post, it is viewed as a brand new post, seen by a different set of lawyers who may or may not overlap with the lawyers who saw your prior post. If you wish to follow up with the lawyer...View More
To add to Mr. Kaufman's answer, before you can sue a county in Fla. for negligence, you must submit a notice of claim within three years pursuant to Fla. Statute Sec. 768.28 in order for the county to have the opportunity to evaluate your claim and attempt to settle with you to prevent...View More
In theory, yes but government bodies may be immune from suit under a doctrine called sovreign immunity. Nobody online can give you the level or quality of advice you'd need to be able to act on your own; only an attorney whom you retain to resolve the issue can do that.
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