Five things to think about when considering a divorce Why did you get married in the first place? Did you get married out of love, money, or convenience? There are unlimited reasons as to why couples get married, but if you have ever felt that you “settled” for the person you married, try to [...]
The perfect gift for Father’s Day!
Unfortunately, what many fathers fail to realize in Florida is that if they have had a child out of wedlock, they have no rights to see that child without obtaining a court order, however, they are obligated to pay child support even if they do not have any time-sharing with the child. This usually results [...]
Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day
In the spirit of Administrative Professionals’ Day, I wanted to take the opportunity to brag about the great team of administrative professionals we have here at Rooney & Rooney, P.A., and acknowledge that not all are as fortunate as us. Our Administrative Professionals range from our Receptionist, Accounts Receivables, our Legal Secretaries, our Paralegals and [...]
Wrongful foreclosure – ever thought about suing the bank?
Foreclosures are running rampant in Florida and most of the US in the aftermath of the recession, but what we are seeing more and more of at Rooney & Rooney, P.A. would be the wrongful foreclosures –or mistakes in foreclosures. We have encountered more and more cases where a loan modification agreement was entered into [...]
Galloping away in the year of the horse…
I read yesterday that according to the Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse which is supposed to bring about good fortune to those who are kind to others. Knowing that what we do at Rooney & Rooney, P.A. consist of bettering our clients’ lives in one way or another, I would dare [...]
Legislative News: Changes to Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance Coverage
Since 1972, Florida law required that all drivers carry basic personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. PIP provides $10,000 to cover medical bills and lost wages after an accident regardless of who was at fault. The following new conditions now apply to PIP policies and will become effective on July 1, 2012 (medical changes effective January [...]
WAXE Interview II
What Happens When My Prescription is Wrong?
In light of it being Prescription Error Education and Awareness Week, this week’s blog post will focus on that topic. There are many reasons for prescription errors, and while none of them excuse the event, there are steps that you, as a consumer, can take to minimize these occurrences. Be sure to write down the [...]
What is a Post-Nuptial Agreement? A post-nuptial agreement is an agreement that may be signed by a couple when want to remain married, but make provisions for some or all of their assets. The couple decides how they will divide their assets and income. This can include any asset – a house, income, business or [...]
“Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring It is imperative to be discerning when looking for advice these days. Sites like Google, WebMD, and the internet in general have given rise to people self-diagnosing problems they should not. [...]