Attorney Andrew Douglas Sworn in as Broward County Traffic Hearing Officer

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – (December 28, 2018)  Andrew Douglas, P.A., proudly announces that on December 5, 2018 its principal attorney Andrew Douglas was sworn in as a Traffic Hearing Officer for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida. In addition to his litigation practice, Attorney Douglas will adjudicate traffic infraction matters at … Read more

The Casey Anthony Jury Is Out and They May Find Her Guilty.

It’s the Fourth of July 2011, and the Casey Anthony Jury is out. I have been following this matter only superficially, and asking others their opinions on the case. Here is my quick “two-sense” (sic.) I am not going to tell you what I think the jury should do (Okay, maybe I am… a little), … Read more

DUI Law Summary

DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages, Chemical Substances or Controlled Substances). s. 316.193, F.S. Under Florida law, DUI is one offense, proved by impairment of normal faculties or unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above. The penalties upon conviction are the same, regardless of the manner in which the … Read more

Florida’s Homestead Exemption and its Benefits. Everything a Floridian Needs to Know.

This is a quick guide as to the meaning and benefits of the Florida Homestead Exemption. While many states have some sort of Homestead benefits, Florida’s Homestead laws provide the Country’s most generous set of benefits to its homeowners. The term Homestead exemption in Florida may refer to four different types of homestead exemptions/benefits  under Florida law: … Read more

Florida Lottery – Statutory Permission to Advertise Falsely.

Ever wonder how the lottery can advertise a jackpot of $100 million, and that means that the winner receives a lumpsum payment of only approximately $40 million, or receive 3.33 million each year for 30 years. The fact is that the Florida Legislature explicitly permits the lottery to advertise the jackpot as the sum of … Read more

MythBusting: Lawsuit to Foreclose a Florida Claim of Lien- One year, No extensions!

There is a common misconception(myth) among contractors that the deadline to file a lawsuit on a claim of lien can be extended beyond the one year statutory period  simply by refiling the same claim of lien before the expiration of the first. This is inaccurate. Simply put, you have 1 year from the recording of … Read more

Praying for Comcast -Weston Community Struggles with Outdated Tech of Advanced Cable Communications

Update June 22, 2013: Weston Cable provider still behind the times and can’t keep up with emerging technologies. Advanced Cable subscribers still provided limited OnDemand services, and no access to premium online tie-ins such as HBO Go, WatchESPN, Showtime Anytime, etc.  I am creating this post to start a discussion regarding the woefully outdated and limited programming, … Read more