Family LAw

What is equitable distribution?

Equitable distribution is the process in which the Court divides marital assets and liabilities during divorce proceedings. Florida Statute §61.075 defines this process and includes factors that the Court considers when determining whether property acquired during the marriage is martial or nonmarital.

Law

Can attorneys solicit clients by text?

Have you ever heard of the term ambulance chasers? If you haven’t, it’s a phrase commonly referred to an attorney who solicits clients just after an accident. This practice of directly soliciting potential clients is prohibited by the Florida Bar and a violation of the Florida Rule of Ethics 4-7.4. It is a violation to directly solicit a client via text message.