Law and Mediation

What Causes A Red Flag on A Background Check?

A pre-employment background check can result in the loss of a job opportunity for a variety of reasons, ranging from a criminal record to bad reviews from former bosses. Today, the vast majority of employers conduct thorough background checks on their candidates before making a formal hiring decision. Even if…

What is the law of adoption?

For many couples looking to adopt a child, the process can be arduous, emotionally draining and fraught with uncertainty. The legalities of adoption are quite complicated and vary significantly from state to state. Therefore, for most couples, the first step when looking to adopt is to hire an attorney experienced…

Do Criminal Records Have an Expiry Date?

A criminal record is simply information that’s kept about a person’s arrests and convictions. State, local and federal authorities store and use them for many purposes. They can be used for identification and to locate possible suspects in unsolved cases. Courts can also use criminal records to determine sentences for…

What Is Considered an Unfit Parent in Florida?

Child custody is never set in stone, and if one parent does something that puts the child in danger, the Florida courts will revoke custody without a second’s thought. Of course, the courts will need to hear both sides of the story and see substantial evidence, but if the findings…

The Legal Ramifications of Paternity

Paternity issues in Florida are handled by Family Law courts; which includes legal versus biological fathers, visitation, custody, and more. With a family law attorney in Florida, you too can handle paternity issues. Legal and Biological Paternity A legal father is an individual who has legal rights and responsibilities over…