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  • How should I write out a proper proposal form?

    My name is Brett Logue. I am a licensed and insured flooring contractor. I just did a bid on a job for a somewhat big construction company and I just want to make sure with the contract that I wrote up that there is no way they can screw me. The r...

    Gregg’s Answer

    This isn't the way the website works. You'll have to find an attorney and contact that attorney directly to seek assistance with your issue.

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  • What is my rights

    After working at the most fun job I am accused of retail theft. They say I gave merchandise away to a man who I don't know. Fired and accused of retail theft. Had 2 very strong evaluations am 57 years old. Walmart is totally turning my lire around...

    Gregg’s Answer

    Well you have the right to remain silent and not discuss the facts and circumstances surrounding your alleged crime on a website accessible to anyone and everyone. Regarding any other rights in an employment sense, you don't have a right to keep your job as Florida is an at will employment state and you can be terminated for any reason or no reason so long as it's not based on your membership in a protected class. Here you were terminated for an alleged theft, so that was the basis, which is legally permissible.

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  • How can I get the charge not to be seen as habitual?

    My wife received a unknowingly driving while suspended and a seat belt citations in June and the officer said that her license was suspeded on that same day she received the tickets she was told no court date was needed and just send in the money ...

    Gregg’s Answer

    Talk with a local attorney who handles criminal traffic cases and discuss your options with them about the possibility of seeking to have one of your wife's prior convictions vacated to avoid the five year HTO suspension.

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  • Can I receive any additional income from him, such as lifetime alimony or increased child support?

    I have been divorced for almost 10 years. My ex-husband is an executive with a liquor company and makes a substantial amount of money. I only have one minor child left at home who will graduate in May of 2017. At that time my alimony - $2350/mo...

    Gregg’s Answer

    If you were not awarded permanent periodic alimony at the time of your divorce, I don't know that you'd be successful arguing for it now. You can try and obtain an increase in the child support, however you're going to have to show he's making more money now than he was when the child support order was initially entered.

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  • Is it necessary for an employer to enforce a lunch break rule?

    minimum 30 minutes: For example, people at the office like to work through their lunch break and leave early to hit their hours. Does that put the business at risk? Can't they allege that we never provided a lunch break hour? What if they pass o...

    Gregg’s Answer

    An employer does not have to provide you with a lunch break, but if they provide one they can require the employees to clock out and take a lunch break rather than working through it and leaving early.

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  • I am unsure how my employer classifies me but I make a fixed amount each

    I am a salaried employee in the State of Florida. My employer wants to dock me 2 hours for a doctor visit. Is this permitted?

    Gregg’s Answer

    If you are a salaried employee, you're entitled to your full amount of pay each pay period. As the previous attorney noted, your employer may be in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act so you may want to consult with a local labor/employment attorney about this issue.

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  • Why are background checks showing Pre-Trial Intervention on my charges instead of "dismissed" after I completed drug court.

    I was arrested for "obtain controlled substance by means of fraud" and "attempt to obtain controlled substance by means of fraud in 2012 in FL. I was offered drug court (DC) with the understanding both charges were to be dropped by the state with ...

    Gregg’s Answer

    Look into having this matter expunged, since you successfully completed drug court, assuming you haven't had any other charges sealed or expunged you should be eligible. There are plenty of attorneys in the Citrus/Marion/Lake/Sumter areas that can assist you.

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  • What should we do

    my son is in jail on a VOP poss. of oxycodone. He was violated for missing some of his substance abuse classes. But the thing is he was incarcerated on a domestic charge after he was put on probation and the case was dropped and he was not violate...

    Gregg’s Answer

    Find a local criminal defense attorney to visit your son in jail and talk to him about his case. It's probably not the best idea to talk about the facts and circumstances of a potential probation violation in an open forum that anyone, including the State Attorney's Office, can read. An attorney that can review the VOP affidavit and find out exactly what your son is facing would be in a better position to advise him.

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  • Can I get some kind of injunction/restraining order against my sons fathers ex?

    My sons dad has a daughter with another woman. After I had my son i found out that he was sleeping with his daughters mother multiple times while i was pregnant. We are no longer together and currently going though custody. I know that this woman ...

    Gregg’s Answer

    Well you can file for an injunction against this woman on your son's behalf, but you're going to have to be prepared to demonstrate with evidence that she is a potential threat to your son. Has she ever made threats towards your son? Ever engaged in physical discipline with your son? If the answer to these questions is "no" then you may have a very difficult time securing an injunction against this woman on his behalf.

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  • Is he asking me to pay for his attorney's fees?

    I was served divorce papers from my husband who lives in a different state (TX) than I do (FL) and was wondering what the following means: It was necessary for Petitioner to secure the services of a licensed attorney, to prepare and prosecute thi...

    Gregg’s Answer

    That's what he's asking for. If he's filed for divorce in Texas, you'll have to find an attorney in Texas to represent you.

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