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What should central Florida residents do if they're Injured at a Business

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Imagine you’re walking in a local store and slip on a piece of merchandise carelessly left on the floor. If you don’t require immediate medical attention, there are a few things you should do.

1. Document the scene- photos, cell phone videos, even a rough drawing of the scene will help later on.

2. Witnesses- get the contact information of people standing around the scene where the accident occurred. These statements will be very helpful should any litigation take place.

3. Employee- once the above has been gathered contact an employee of the establishment and obtain a copy of the incident report he/she writes about what happened.

4. Finally, if you believe you have injuries, no matter how serious, it’s important to seek medical attention immediately.


If this has happened to you, call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.

Orlando Car Accident Lawyer- what to do if you've been injured

Posted on August 11, 2018 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

A car accident is a frightening experience most of us will face at some point in our lives. It’s important to consider the necessary steps to take if you are involved in a car accident. Injuries from a vehicle collision can be serious-you should do everything you can to seek proper treatment and reasonable compensation for your medical concerns.


1. Injuries- first and foremost, if you or the other driver has suffered an injury, medical personnel should be called immediately. Even if there are no injuries, it’s good to call emergency services so additional parties can be present immediately after the collision.


2. Insurance/Identifying Information- Whether there are injuries or not, it is important to get the other drivers information-both a personal address, and his or her insurance company name will be vital in any future proceedings.


3. Pictures- it is vitally important you take pictures of the scene after the collision. Pictures should be taken of the traffic patterns in the area, the road signs, the damage to each vehicle (from multiple angles), and any traffic signals present.


4. Keep a log- write down any and all details after the crash. Besides the other drivers information, it is also important to take down the names and contact info of witnesses present at the time of the crash.


5. Doctors and Insurance Agent- even if you don’t feel as if you’ve been injured, it’s a good idea to see a doctor soon after the crash. Some injuries don’t present themselves until much later, seeing a doctor early will detect these injuries when they can be better treated. In addition, you will want to contact your insurance agent soon after the crash and tell them what happened. Some policies require this, but even if they don’t-you should make the call to find out what your next steps should be.

Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.

Orlando Injuries from Mold Removal and Legal Options for the Central Florida resident

Posted on August 11, 2018 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

In Orlando and surrounding areas, mold has always been a big problem. Black mold is especially harmful and can lead to some very debilitating conditions.

Many mold-cleanup companies are of the highest caliber and address the contaminant with professionalism. However, some company’s do not perform the removal effectively and leave dangerous spores behind. The state of Florida now requires these companies to be licensed and perform within objectively verifiable constraints.

A violation of the state rules regarding mold removal can subject the company to liability. More importantly, the failure of a company to adequately perform the mold removal could cause long-term illnesses for yourself and your family.

If you believe you’ve been the victim of an unlicensed mold removal company you should contact an attorney immediately.

Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.

Orlando Family Law Contempt- When to File and What to do

Posted on August 11, 2018 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Unfortunately, family law disputes can continue long past the end of court proceedings. When a party decides they don’t want to follow a previously established parenting agreement, disaster can result-both to the ex-spouse and the family as a whole.

One of the ways to address a blatant violation of your marital agreement is to file a motion for civil contempt against the other party. In central Florida, the correct filing of a motion for contempt requires a working knowledge of the court system and its administrative capabilities.

If you think it’s time to curtail the actions of the other party in violating a previously executed order, you should seek legal counsel immediately. A trained lawyer can advise you on the steps to file your contempt motion and the possible disposition of your case after proceedings have concluded.

Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.

Brevard County Florida Amicable Divorce- What you NEED to Know

Posted on August 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

You may have heard a divorce will end up costing tens of thousands of dollars, with the ideal set of people to help you consisting of an overly-aggressive lawyer, multi-disciplinary specialists, and forensic bank specialist.


Most of us don't have this kind of money, and if we did we wouldn't spend it on a divorce. For us, there a number of people we should look to specifically to help us out with our divorce. These people include:


1. Lawyer: To give you an educated analysis, to represent you if you have to go to court, to illuminate the intricacies of family law for your benefit.


2. Therapist: Divorce can be a stressful experience. These specialists can help deal with some of these feelings.


3. Mediator: These individuals can be invaluable to end your case with the least amount of stress possible.


-Lawyers- Getting a good lawyer to handle your divorce is essential to make the process as painless and cheap as possible. Lawyers will save you money in your divorce because they know the law- which assets can be distributed fairly and what assets remain in the possession of the individual spouse. Expensive divorces occur because the parties don't know the law clearly and end up spending large sums which could have been saved with a clear understanding of the legal rules.


-Therapists Are good to have while going through a divorce for two reasons: anger and stress. Therapists can reduce your anger, thus allowing you to view your case in an objective manner. The ability to detach from the emotions of your divorce will enable a clear understanding of the legal rules being used. Understanding the process and the steps toward distribution will work to reduce your stress and make the overall divorce less painful.


-Mediators act as a third party between the divorcing parties. Mediators make the payment of funds, and the amount smooth and should be looked at as a good asset during the divorce process.


Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.


How to choose the Best Florida Lawyer for your Divorce

Posted on August 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

It is a very difficult task to find a perfect attorney to take care of legal and emotional matters. In Central Florida, there are many options for legal representation; knowing who to choose and when could be one of the most important decisions you can make for your case. After you decide you need professional counsel, your next step should be to find the best lawyer for your specific issue. It is tough to choose the right attorney among so many options, and so you should follow this section closely.


Carry Out Intense Research On The Law Firm and/or Lawyer


If you already know the lawyers name, you should find out whether he is reputable or not. The lawyer really needs a great reputation with regard to the Florida Bar; an attorney with an extensive disciplinary record might be problematic. In this vein, you should determine whether the attorney has been sanctioned. The website of the Florida Bar can provide valuable information regarding this topic specifically. Without question, you need to ensure your lawyer isn't currently involved in any detrimental proceedings concerning ethics or misconduct.

What Was The Experience Of the Lawyers Previous Clients?


One of the best ways to determine if this lawyer is a good fit is to talk to prior clients. The attorney must answer your calls promptly. He/She must charge proper fees consummate to the services rendered.


The Fee Structure Of The Attorney


Collecting information on fees is essential. Get to know how the attorney charges the fee. The fee may be too much if the case is complex. Discuss the fees in advance.Your chosen attorney must be an expert in the field and must be capable of giving powerful court representation.


Conclusion


Choosing a good lawyer can make the difference between winning your case and losing. It is important to examine all the information listed above to make an educated decision on whether this lawyer in particular is a "good fit" for you and your legal issue.


Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.


Florida Family Law Initial Consultation

Posted on August 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Q & A: Can I take a friend or family member to my first consultation?


Simply put, the answer to that question is: Yes.


Having a close personal friend or family member present during your initial consultation can be a source of great support. You might ask the person accompanying you to take notes on your behalf, so you can focus on listening and asking questions. Remember, this is your consultation and it is important that the lawyer hears the facts of your case directly from you.

If you take a friend or family member to your consultation, the attorney-client privilege does not protect you from a breach of confidence. The attorney must hold your information in confidence, but there is no similar requirement for your friend or family member. If you take someone to your consultation, make sure you trust that person.


Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.


What are some ways in which child custody and visitation are decided?

Posted on August 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

1. Child custody can be agreed by the parents, on their own. Obviously, this is the best and most desired way to reach a custody agreement.

2. Child custody matters can be settled with third party involvement. Some believe bringing in a third-party, such as a family therapist or religious leader- can lead to a fair distribution of time with the children among the respective parties.

3. Child custody matters can be decided during mediation. Mediation often takes place after the disagreement between the parties enters the legal system. The mediator is often a dissociated lawyer who fosters understanding in the final agreement.

4. Child custody differences can be resolved after a custody evaluation.

5. Child custody matters can go to trial where the outcome is determined by a judge. Likely the most unfavorable outcome, we try to stop the case from going to trial.

Child custody outcomes can either be sole custody to the mother, sole custody to the father or joint custody. Extenuating circumstances can result in a custody outcome not listed here, which would fall under the child custody category of “Other.”

Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.


Child Support- Some Floridians May hide income from "gig" work

Posted on August 10, 2018 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

An increasing number of Floridians are working within the gig economy, which involves completing work via online platforms. This economy presents a problem when the gig workers owe child support because finding their income sources may be very hard to do.

A large percentage of child support payments are collected through income withholding from the employees' paychecks. When people who owe child support work in the gig economy as contractors, it is more difficult for states to discover. By the time the state catches up to the gig work, many have simply moved on and no longer work for that particular employer. The companies themselves also do not always report that they have hired people to work as contractors to the various states.

Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com, or email: eugenioslaw@outlook.com for more information.

Co-Parenting for Orlando Parents After a Divorce

Posted on August 10, 2018 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Florida parents may have a hard time moving forward after a divorce. It is sometimes difficult for the children to accept their parents are no longer together. However, there are ways in which a parent can move forward and show their children that it is possible to adjust to such a large shift in the family dynamic.

As a general rule, parents should realize that their main goal is to look out for the well-being of their children. This is because the children did not have a say in what happened between their parents; the children themselves shouldn't have to bear the burden of the divorce. Parents are also encouraged to recognize and work through their anger. Doing so may help them work past it, which is generally healthier than ignoring its existence. It may also make it easier to start dating again.

Call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com, or email: eugenioslaw@outlook.com for more information.


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