While we make no judgment about when people elect to end their marriage by filing divorce proceedings, we have noticed a curious trend over the years in our practice. It may only be a coincidence, but it seems that there is an increase in clients retaining our services for an action for dissolution of marriage […]
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Are short-term rentals permitted in Florida?
Recently, we have seen an influx in clients looking to rent their homes on sites like VRBO.com and similar sites. There has been a lot of unclear information about the laws and local ordinances governing the short-term rentals, also known as vacation rentals. The requirements and prohibitions associated with the short-term rentals depend on several […]
Often, the legal terms used by attorneys during the initial consultation with a client could be something you may have never heard before, so I thought I would take a moment and acquaint you with a few of them: Uninsured Drivers – If you have been involved in an auto accident and the other driver is […]
Things to remember after being in a car accident
We are often asked: “What should I do after having been in a car accident?” and most of the answer to that question is not really related to the practice of law. The very first thing we recommend doing is seeking medical attention. Your health should always be your primary priority. After having sought medical […]
International Women’s Month
International Women’s Month March is International Women’s Month. In many countries around the world, women are honored with flowers and gifts on March 8 each year. While we appreciate that thought, the women of Rooney & Rooney would rather think of National Women’s Month as a month of recognition. Recognition of the role women play […]
When one “Googles” the term Personal Injury Law, a veritable who’s who of attorney’s will come scrolling up on your screen. You hear their advertisements on the radio and the TV. You see their billboards on the side of the highway. But do they really do anything for you? Does a law firm, such as […]
Who Gets In Accidents?
Here in Vero BeachFlorida, our population of citizens over the age of 65 is much higher than in some other areas of the country. People who live in those colder climates in the Midwest and on the East Coast are likely to want to winter in the warmth of Florida. Those who live closer to […]
Child Passenger Safety
At Rooney & Rooney Law, one of our practice areas is Personal Injury law. As you can imagine, there are times when we are presented with situations that are truly tragic. Sometimes those situations could have turned out better if drivers had exercised more caution, sometimes not. One thing that can help prevent certain tragedies […]
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 […]