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April 22nd, 2021

Spouse Keeps Stimulus Check

My spouse and I are separated and he/she kept our stimulus check. How can I get the money? Stimulus money comes in the form of one check, deposited into the account that the IRS has on file. The money is earmarked for each family member. For example, if you get a $4,200 check for a…

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September 28th, 2020

Understanding Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice – It’s Process, Principles and Mission

Crimes committed by a person under the age of 18 in Florida are usually handled by the Juvenile Justice System. For certain serious crimes, the State Attorney’s office can, in its discretion, charge the juvenile as an adult. Unlike the adult criminal court system, which is punitive in nature, the Juvenile Justice process focuses on…

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May 19th, 2020

DUI Law – What Happens After Your First DUI?

As stated (on the “What Happens for Your First DUI Offense?” page), for a first conviction of DUI, the penalties are manifold and subject to mandatory minimum sentencing. Punishment for a first DUI can include fines, community service, probation, imprisonment, impoundment of your vehicle, revocation of your license, and the completion of a DUI instructional…

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May 13th, 2020

5 Tips to Handle Stress During a Pandemic – from a Family Law Attorney’s Perspective

The world we all currently live in is different. It’s different from anything most of us on this planet have ever had to deal with. The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread across the world and one thing that is somewhat consistent among our leaders’ message is that in order get through this safely, we…

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October 13th, 2019

Fulmer Law, PA Supports Our Local Schools

Each year, Fulmer Law, PA selects a local school to sponsor. The sponsorship helps the students, teachers, and school staff in many ways. This year in 2019, we are proud to be sponsoring Lincoln Avenue Academy in Lakeland, Florida. Lincoln Avenue Academy is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The IB curriculum nurtures and encourages…

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September 19th, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Relief – Doing Our Part

The devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has left over a thousand people (and counting) missing and feared dead. More than 70,000 people have been left homeless, after Hurricane Dorian battered the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama for more than 48 hours. The extensive damage done to the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian…

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March 6th, 2018

Impact of Tax Cuts on Divorce

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has been passed, and it will have a huge effect on divorce. The bill (loosely called the GOP Tax Bill, Republican Tax Bill, or Trump Tax Bill) is massive; it has been more than 30 years (since 1986) that there have been such significant revisions to the…

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December 11th, 2017

Significance of the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award

The attorney rating service Avvo recently announced its 2017 Clients’ Choice Awards for the most highly rated law firms in the country. This article looks at the significance of the award so that those seeking a lawyer can give it an appropriate degree of weight in their selection process. Avvo Rating significance He was very…

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Since you’re here, we know you’re most likely going through one of the most challenging times in your life. We understand your situation and know you can’t afford anything but the best legal representation.