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Monthly Archives: December 2020

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Gay Parents Win Citizenship Fight for Their Child

By Velasquez & Associates |

The LGBTQ movement has attained many civil rights, and equality in many areas of the law. But one area where LGBTQ rights may be lagging, is in immigration law, as indicated in a recent case. Child Denied Citizenship The case involved two homosexual men who had a daughter in 2018. They used a process… Read More »

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DNAEvidence

Do Police Need a Warrant Before Obtaining Your DNA?

By Velasquez & Associates |

We all know of the importance of DNA evidence in criminal cases. It can convict people definitively. It can get people who are wrongly convicted, released from prison. It is often the first thing police at a crime scene collect. But do police need a warrant to collect your DNA? The answer is more… Read More »

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The Constitutional Challenge to a Sinkhole Claim Law

By Velasquez & Associates |

In the world of homeowner’s insurance, it is rare that constitutional questions come into play. But sometimes they do. One example where this happened was in 2012, when the Florida Appellate Courts determined what the Florida legislature could do in homeowner’s insurance cases. Law is Challenged as Unconstitutional The case involved a challenge to… Read More »

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LegalAdvice

Exploding Bodies and Named Peril Insurance Policies

By Velasquez & Associates |

Rarely in the world of homeowners insurance are there disputes or cases that we would consider to be gross or distasteful. But in the world of the law, you never know what kind of disputes can arise, and homeowner’s cases are no different. That’s why it may (or may not) be important to know… Read More »

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