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Not All Prenuptial Agreements Are Held Up in Court

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

A prenuptial agreement can be an important aspect of marriage and a useful tool to protect oneself, or the other spouse, in the event of a divorce, risky business venture, gambling addiction, bad credit, bad loan, or another known or unforeseen event or circumstance down the road. Most prenuptial agreements are put into place… Read More »

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Assault and Battery on Someone 65 Years or Older

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Assault, aggravated assault, battery, and aggravated battery carry an additional penalty when the victim is 65 or older. For obvious health and safety reasons—for example, aging makes bones and tendons more brittle, according to MedLinePlus—senior citizens are given extra protection in Florida, and defendants charged with assaulting or harming senior citizens are heavily punished… Read More »

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How Caretaking Duties Can Affect Division of Assets

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

In Florida, asset division during divorce is carried out under the doctrine of equitable distribution, meaning that assets are divided “fairly,” though not necessarily evenly as they are in community property states, which split marital assets down the middle, 50/50. Moreover, only marital assets are subject for division; this only includes assets and debt… Read More »

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Theft

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Larceny, also called theft, is heavily punished here in Florida. Whether you accidentally walked out of a store with a candy bar by mistake, or have been convicted with shoplifting or another type of theft multiple times, prosecutors will be eager to give you the most strict penalty available. This is why you need… Read More »

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