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How a Coronavirus-related Income Loss Could Affect Your Alimony and Child Support

Many people have faced a job loss or reduction in income due the coronavirus pandemic. In such a case it might be difficult for an ex-spouse paying alimony or a parent sending child support to keep up with their obligation. As these orders are based on the financial circumstances that existed at the time they […]

Re-Opening Florida: Things to Watch Out for in The Coming Weeks

Florida has begun Phase 1 of reopening our state, and all of us are excited to see businesses turning on their “Open” signs once again, and welcoming customers, clients, or diners in with open arms. The weeks of lockdown have been difficult on everyone, and while life is slowly but steadily returning to a “new normal” there […]

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that […]

Get Out Worry-Free: Safe Ways to Have Fun and Make Memories During Our Shutdown

With restaurants, stores, and other entertainment venues are slowly starting to open back up on Monday after having been closed during the COVID-19 shutdown here in Florida, Tampa Bay residents might be feeling a little “stir crazy” at home. While we’re all ready to get back out and enjoy our city, we also want to […]

Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted the illness even if they feel fine. While the virus has existed in the United States for months, obtaining a test is still difficult in […]

Communicating With Your Ex About COVID-19 Custody Issues

During a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, family becomes more important than ever, especially for children whose schedules have been disrupted by long-term school closures and the cancellation of other activities. Parents who are divorced or live apart for other reasons know the importance of maintaining healthy communication through difficult situations. Though this situation […]

Successful Virtual Meetings: Professionalism While Working from Home

COVID-19 has upended our world at large it seems, and the working world is acutely aware of this, as many employees have been appointed to working from home for the foreseeable future. While telework has many benefits (no commute, access to your home’s amenities during the day, and comfort), there are also aspects of your workday […]

How Your Attorneys Are Still Standing for You During COVID-19

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 outbreak has affected individuals and businesses of all kinds, and law practices are no exception. Attorneys are having to evaluate if and when to close their office to the public, brainstorm how to best serve their clients, and how to take on new clients while maintaining social distancing requirements. […]

When Winter Comes to Florida: Road Conditions You Should Watch For

Florida is known for being the Sunshine State and with our routinely warm, sunny climate and lack of winter weather, it’s no wonder that people flock here annually to get away from the cold, wet, and even snowy conditions they face in their northern homes. However, Florida isn’t completely immune from winter weather, and when the […]

Sessums Law Group, P.A. Honored in 2020

For the fourth year in a row, Mark A. Sessums of Sessums Law Group, P.A. has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for Plaintiff’s personal injury law and family law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. It is the only purely peer-review guide to the […]

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