Gregg Hollander | March 24, 2022 | Florida Law
Why You Don’t Want Points on Your Florida License
Florida uses a point system to ensure that licensed drivers have a record of safe driving. Each time you receive a traffic citation, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) will add points to your driving record. When you accumulate enough points,… read more
Gregg Hollander | December 22, 2021 | Florida Law
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
On the road, there are certain standards of conduct on the road, both written and unwritten. Of course, every driver must do their best to avoid an accident whenever possible. But what exactly does that mean? Yielding the right of way is a confusing and… read more
Gregg Hollander | December 20, 2021 | Florida Law
Car and Booster Seat Laws in Florida
Traveling with children can be a great experience for everyone involved. With your little one in the backseat, you’ll be able to build memories, establish a long-lasting bond, and experience the world the way they do – with eyes full of wonder. But before you… read more
Gregg Hollander | September 22, 2021 | Florida Law
What Happens If I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty in West Palm Beach?
Receiving mail from the court can be stressful. Many people feel frustrated when they open a jury summons. After all, being summoned to serve on a jury can mean missed work and other inconveniences. Still, serving on a jury is an important part of each… read more
Gregg Hollander | June 30, 2021 | Florida Law
Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in Florida?
Yes, with very few exceptions, it is illegal to wear headphones while driving in Florida. If you wear headphones while driving, you could face criminal penalties for violating the law. Additionally, you could cause a distracted driving accident. Florida may be a no-fault insurance state,… read more
Gregg Hollander | April 7, 2021 | Florida Law
Child Booster Seat/Restraint Laws in Florida
Child booster seat/restraint laws, though decided at the state level, are fairly uniform throughout the country. With few exceptions, most states have passed and implemented laws requiring children five years of age and under to use a booster seat when traveling in a vehicle. The… read more
Gregg Hollander | March 31, 2021 | Florida Law
Windshield Repairs Free Under New Florida Law
Florida has a law that prohibits insurance companies from charging a deductible for windshield glass repair. Whether the windshield was damaged in a hurricane, vandalism, or while driving, some Floridians can receive free windshield repair. But this only applies to policies with comprehensive and combined… read more
Gregg Hollander | January 22, 2021 | Florida Law
Are Hidden Granny and Nanny Cams Actually Legal?
Originally used to check up on child care providers without their knowledge, the “hidden nanny cam” has become a popular tool to protect against legal liability. In addition to keeping tabs on a nanny, they can be used to capture many types of incidents in… read more
Gregg Hollander | October 12, 2020 | Florida Law
Is It Legal to Own a Pet Sloth In Florida?
While many sloth fans think these slow-moving mammals are cute and harmless, that might not always be the case. Sloths are wild animals and might not make the best pets. They can bite, scratch, and injure children and adults alike, especially if they feel threatened. … read more
Gregg Hollander | October 9, 2020 | Florida Law
Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Florida?
It is tempting to jump in the car at the beach to drive home without stopping to put on your shoes. It may be tempting to go without shoes while driving to run errands or take your children to school. However, is it legal to… read more