February 3, 2018
Florida DUI on Horse

Can You Be Arrested For DUI In Florida While Riding A Horse?

The idea that you can only be arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) while operating a motor vehicle is a common fallacy that has garnered widespread discussion. This notion was recently highlighted when police in Lakeland, Florida arrested a woman for riding her horse down a busy highway while intoxicated. Polk County police charged the 53-year-old woman with drunk driving, even though she was on a horse, not driving a car. Multiple drivers called into the police station to report the woman after close-calls were made by cars swerving around her horse. Upon arriving at the scene, officers had […]
January 1, 2018
Orlando Family Law Lawyer

How Is Child Support Calculated In Florida?

It is very easy to assume that child support is simply awarded by a judge without reference to any resource. Most feel the judge simply pulls a figure out of the air, orders the parties to pay it and bangs his gavel. Case closed. Child support in Florida is actually much more complicated. There are a lot of calculations that go into determining child support in Florida. These calculations are meant to determine not just the amount that will be paid, but how this amount is to be split between the spouses as well as what income would be taken into […]
May 23, 2017

Is “Stealthing” Currently a Crime in Florida?

Stealthing is loosely defined as the act of a man taking off the condom during sexual intercourse without the knowledge of the partner. Stealthing is a phenomenon that has recently hit the news cycle because of a study that looked its prevalence in the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. An Appeals Court in Switzerland found it not be rape but defilement.  And Law makers in Wisconsin and California proposed legislation to make it a crime. But is it currently a crime in Florida? “Stealthing” As A Form Of Rape Rape is essentially the crime of sexual battery and defined as the penetration […]