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What happens to pets in a divorce?

Charlie T. Boyle | March 2011

  The attached article discusses proposed legislation in the state of Maryland allowing judges to enter orders dealing with “custody” of pets.  In Florida, pets are treated just like any other piece of property.  That is, the court will distribute your pet to you, to your spouse or could even end up ordering that it […]

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Attorney Charles T. Boyle | Farr Law | Serving Southwest Florida (image)
Attorney Charles T. Boyle | Farr Law | Serving Southwest Florida (image)
Attorney Charles T. Boyle | Farr Law | Serving Southwest Florida (image)

Virtual Visitation Rights

Charlie T. Boyle | March 2011

  Florida has a public policy in favor of significant contact between children and their parents after a divorce. Web-cam visitation/access is one way to exercise and enjoy that contact. See story

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Farr Law Firm Hosting Seminar Regarding BP Gulf Oil Spill Claims

George T. Williamson | February 2011

  Farr Law Firm is hosting a seminar to provide information to local businesses on the process for filing a claim in connection with the BP Gulf oil spill. Wednesday, March 2 – 9:00 a.m. Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Hotels, restaurants, businesses that depend on tourism, […]

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December Economic Indicators for Southwest Florida

David A. Holmes | February 2011

  Florida Gulf Coast University has released its latest review of regional economic indicators.  Some of the highlights follow.  The trend of slow, but discernable, improvement we have been seeing is confirmed by this report. Airport Activity.  Traffic for the three regional airports totaled 785,070, representing an increase of 9 percent from November 2009 and […]

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Divorce After 50

Natalie C. Lashway | February 2011

  A divorce of spouses over age 50 presents unique issues.  These articles discuss some of the special considerations that should be addressed: Tips on Late Life Divorce More Tips on Late Life Divorce

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Welcome New Florida Residents!

Dorothy L. Korszen | February 2011

  Visitors often wish to become Florida residents not only for our sun and beaches, but also for our favorable homestead benefits and tax regime.  Florida offers residents many benefits, including reduction on property taxes for homestead property, the Save Our Homes cap limiting the assessed value of homestead property for property tax purposes, creditor […]

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Impoverished Seniors

Natalie C. Lashway | January 2011

  A new study found that 1 out of every 6 senior citizens lives below the poverty level. See link: National Council on Aging

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