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Can I Lose My License for Unpaid Parking Tickets?

Florida residents rely on their driving privileges to earn a living, go to school and manage their household. If you find yourself in a situation where your license is in jeopardy, you need to act quickly to correct the problem. At McShane & McShane Law Firm, P.A. in Orlando, we have been helping Floridians protect… Read More »

Can I Lose My License for Having Too Many Accidents?

If you’ve had a streak of bad luck on the road, you might wonder if you could lose your license.  How many accidents does it take before the state DMV suspends your license? At McShane & McShane Law Firm, P.A. in Orlando, we have been helping clients maintain their driving privileges for decades. If you’ve… Read More »

Can I Go to Jail or Lose My License for Speeding?

If you have received a speeding ticket that requires you to make a court appearance, you may be wondering how stiff the penalties might be. At McShane & McShane Law Firm, P.A. in Orlando, we have been defending drivers against traffic violations for decades. Given the consequences of a conviction — heavy fines, penalty points,… Read More »

Can I Go to Jail for a Hit-and-Run Accident?

At McShane & McShane Law Firm, P.A. in Orlando, we often hear this question from distraught drivers who made the wrong decision in the heat of the moment and deeply regret that they didn’t follow the letter of the law. In more than 40 years of combined practice, our criminal defense attorneys have helped numerous… Read More »

Entity Formation For Your Small Business: LLC versus S-Corp

One of the initial and critical steps in starting any new business is choosing the entity form that best fits the needs the needs of the company.  For most small businesses, the decision comes down to the limited liability company (“LLC”) versus the Subchapter “S” corporation (S-Corp).  While both business structures provide some similar benefits… Read More »

Understanding Florida’s Tough DUI Laws

Florida has some of the most stringent DUI laws in the nation. Even a first-time offense can result in some fairly steep penalties. To keep our state’s roads safe and to stay out of trouble, it is important for motorists to understand the law as it pertains to drinking and driving. The line between driving… Read More »

Most Common Internet Crimes in Florida

Internet crime is a large and continuously growing category of illegal activity. The concept of Internet crime is always evolving, and has become so inclusive that it can be difficult to know where to draw the line between regular, acceptable online activities and activities that could result in criminal charges. Some of the most common… Read More »

A Comprehensive Estate Plan Means More Than Just a Will

Most people think estate planning simply means deciding which family members and friends should get your property after you die. While this is certainly an important part of estate planning, it’s only one aspect of it. Since the average American life expectancy is now approximately 79 years, it’s important to think about the later stages… Read More »

Challenging or Asserting Paternity in Florida

If there is a question about whether an individual fathered a child, a paternity test may be in order. When a paternity claim is brought to court, it takes the form of a civil lawsuit in which both sides are allowed to present and contest evidence. While the majority of us are familiar with the… Read More »

What if You’re Caught Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana?

Driving while under the influence of marijuana is grounds for arrest in the state of Florida. In fact, it may bring about some fairly serious penalties, including fines, suspension of your driver’s license and jail time. Many people think that because there is no established breath test, officers have no way to determine when a… Read More »