Paul Brannon | February 1, 2024 | Florida Law
At What Age Can Kids Sit in the Front Seat of a Car in Fort Walton Beach, FL?
Understanding Florida car seat and child restraint laws is important to avoid costly fines and keep your kids safe in a crash. Proper installation and use of a car seat can reduce the risk of death or injury in a collision by up to 54%… read more
Paul Brannon | October 26, 2023 | Florida Law
Window Tint Laws in Florida
Window tinting can provide relief from the Florida heat and aesthetic appeal for your vehicle. Tinted window film serves several other practical purposes, from reducing glare to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. Window tinting laws can vary significantly from state to state. This… read more
Paul Brannon | July 7, 2023 | Florida Law
Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses in Florida
Individuals driving trucks, buses, and other commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) must have a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). The person must pass vigorous written and driving tests to obtain their CDL. The purpose of requiring a special driver’s license to operate large trucks is to… read more
Paul Brannon | May 17, 2023 | Florida Law
Suing for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Florida
Suing for emotional distress is never easy. In particular, negligent infliction of emotional distress can be a tough claim to prove. In an ordinary personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for emotional distress if (and only if) the defendant’s negligence or other misconduct caused… read more
Paul Brannon | April 10, 2023 | Florida Law
Are There Different Types of Motorcycle Licenses in Florida?
Being able to drive a car safely doesn’t necessarily mean you can operate a motorcycle safely–you’ll need an extra set of skills for that. Because of this, Florida offers three different types of motorcycle licenses, depending on your purpose and your prior experience. None of… read more
Paul Brannon | November 16, 2022 | Florida Law
Are Lottery Winners Required To Reveal Their Identities in Florida?
Several states allow lottery winners to remain anonymous. Lottery winners in South Carolina, Kansas, Texas, Delaware, Ohio, North Dakota, and Maryland can remain anonymous. Some states allow a lottery winner to form an entity or trust to claim the lottery prize. And others, like California,… read more
Paul Brannon | October 19, 2022 | Florida Law
Car Inspection Laws in Florida
Car inspections are often necessary to ensure vehicles are in working order and safe to be on the roads. Some states, including Florida, don’t require mandatory vehicle inspections. There are, however, situations in which vehicles must go through inspection. Without passing inspection, a vehicle cannot… read more
Paul Brannon | August 3, 2022 | Florida Law
Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person in Fort Walton Beach
Many people believe that driving without a license in the state of Florida is no big deal. This couldn’t be further from the truth, however. If you are charged with driving without a valid license in Florida, you face potential short- and long-term repercussions and… read more