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How Does Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage Work and Pitfalls to Avoid

The events during and after a motor vehicle accident can be chaotic and traumatic. You are entitled to medical benefits coverage in Florida, even if you do not have health insurance and regardless of who was at-fault for causing the accident.  This coverage is known as Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and is a required coverage under every…Read More

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Jurisdiction and UCCJEA and PKPA

The UCCJEA is the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. This act helped combine the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA) with the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA). There were differences between these two acts pertaining to the priority and the exclusive jurisdiction of a state to a case. The PKPA prioritizes the home state of[…..]

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Jurisdiction and Residency

The state of Florida, like any other state, has certain jurisdictions for courts over cases. Jurisdiction in the law is the authority of the courts to try cases on legal matters within a specific area and over certain kinds or types of legal cases. In this case, jurisdiction pertains to family law and the dissolution of marriage.[…..]