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Criminal Justice Reform

by Ian Pickens The Florida Legislature recently passed a criminal justice reform bill. On May 3, 2019, the Florida House of Representatives put the final stamp of approval on House Bill 7125 by a vote of 110-0, sending the bill to the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill includes…

Ask people who work a full-time job how much vacation time they have and many, if not most, will respond, “Not nearly enough!” As hardworking Americans, we highly value our vacation time and want to make sure that we get the most out of every single vacation that we take,…

Over 400 years ago Turkish traders introduced the brightly colored Tulip flower to the Dutch and all the Germanic people wanted to get their hands on this “rare” commodity. The spark of Tulip mania or as the Dutch refer to as, “tulpenmanie,” is very similar to today’s Bitcoin rage: they’re…

Mark your calendars for November 5th, at The Ocala Civic Theater, as the TEDx program returns to Ocala for its second year. This year’s theme is “Cultivating Imagination”, and Manal Fakhoury, the head organizer for the Ocala program, expects it to be a wonderful reflection of last year’s program. Fakhoury…

American Legion in Gaineseville | Meldon Law

Two weeks ago Dan Weisman from the firm had American Legion Post 16 commander Vickie Van Buren on Law Talk Live, and they discussed everything the American Legion does. Listen to the audio, from WSKY 97.3, here. The American Legion is a veterans’ services organization dedicated to our veterans and…

Adult Supervision. A parent or responsible adult should always accompany young children during their neighborhood rounds. If your children are going alone on Halloween, plan and review the route that is acceptable to you. Agree on a specific time when they should return home. Use a flashlight when trick-or-treating at…