Gallardo Law Firm Blog

  • 3 things to consider when hiring a Workers' Comp attorney

    3 things to consider when hiring a Workers' Comp attorney

    Posted by Emma Johnson on January 02, 2017

    Worker’s compensation cases can be difficult to navigate without the counsel of an employment attorney who can explain your rights when you suffer a workplace accident. While most people believe work injuries only occur...

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  • 5 Steps To Take When Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

    5 Steps To Take When Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on December 27, 2016

    If you are being charged with a crime, it may be tempting to go to court without representation from a criminal defense attorney. Defendants are often tempted to seek a court appointed lawyer for criminal cases, not knowing that not everyone is entitled to a court appointed free criminal defense lawyer. Defendants must meet certain criteria, such as ...

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  • 3:05 PM Goes From Cafecito time to Civil Lawsuit Time

    3:05 PM Goes From Cafecito time to Civil Lawsuit Time

    Posted by Claire Gray on December 19, 2016

    As collectors from around the world leave sunny Miami after the Annual Art Basel, a festival which allows local artists to showcase their talents and local flavor to prominent collectors and artists from around the world. Unfortunately some festival goers leave with more than they are willing to pay for pilfering intellectual property and violating copyright laws...

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  • Take Control of Your Estate Planning Strategies

    Take Control of Your Estate Planning Strategies

    Posted by Emma Johnson on December 08, 2016

    Estate planning isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. Seen a morbid, most people scoff at the idea of estate planning and trusts is often dismissed as something reserved for the super-wealthy. However changes to federal Estate, Gift, and Generation Skipping Transfer (GST) Tax regulations could mean that now is the perfect time to...

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  • Immigrants’ Futures Uncertain Amidst Threat of Harsh Immigration Reform

    Immigrants’ Futures Uncertain Amidst Threat of Harsh Immigration Reform

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on December 01, 2016

    Following a divisive presidential campaign season, President- elect Donald Trump has vowed to get tough on immigration. Throughout his campaign, his anti-immigration stance was made clear, provoking an up rise in hate crimes across the union striking fear in the hearts of many immigrants...

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  • 5 children dead, bus driver in custody

    5 children dead, bus driver in custody

    Posted by Claire Gray on November 28, 2016

    Monday – Five children ages 5 -12 years old died tragically on their way home from school during a school bus accident in Chattanooga, TN. The driver, 24 year old Johnthony Walker lost control of the bus, which swerved off the road and ultimately split in half. Mr. Walker is charged with...

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  • Your Notary is Not an Immigration Attorney

    Your Notary is Not an Immigration Attorney

    Posted by Emma Johnson on November 25, 2016

    In most countries of Latin America, the public notary is who people turn to to resolve their legal matters, as most notaries are attorneys. For this reason, the Florida bar issued a stern warning earlier this week warning against the perils of having a non-lawyer notary handle ...

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  • Florida: don’t get burned by legal weed

    Florida: don’t get burned by legal weed

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on November 18, 2016

    In Florida, the medical use of Low THC and Medical Marijuana passed by 70 %, meaning that come January 2017, patients suffering from certain conditions, may be eligible for medical cannabis. Pot technology has evolved and patients can now vaporize THC oil, eliminating the hazardous smoke of traditional smoking methods. In recent news...

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