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Tampa Bay Bicyclists Are Saying “Enough!” The Push to Make Pinellas Streets Safer

Pinellas County has long been in the running for one of the most dangerous areas for bicyclists. A recent Wall Street Journal article and some updated numbers have shown that the Tampa Bay area is indeed the most hazardous for those on bikes. While in the past five years the number of deaths has diminished […]

Living the Night Life: Supporting Your Team and Staying Safe in Tampa

The sports season is upon us once again, and with the Tampa Bay Lightning games returning in just twenty short days, and the Tampa Bay Rays games marked on calendars of residents throughout the Central Florida region, you can practically feel the excitement in the air. With all that excitement though, comes a certain level […]

When Weather Isn’t an Excuse: Safely Driving in Tropical Storm Gordon

As tropical storm Gordon bears down on the Gulf Coast, Central Florida is expected to receive a significant amount of rain (and possibly some wind gusts) that could affect end-of-the-workday traffic and the many commuters that call the Tampa Bay area their home. While accidents are a common occurrence during this type of weather, they […]

Bus Etiquette 101: Refresher Course for Tampa Bay Residents

Now that school is back in session for the year, buses frequent our roadways from morning to late afternoon, and chances are, you’ll come into contact with at least one at some point during your morning or evening commute. We all remember being taught the “rules of the road” during drivers education and school buses […]

College 101: 3 Tips For Making the First Year Successful for Your Student

School is back in swing across the Tampa Bay area! The adjustment from lazy summer days to the structured schedule of classes and homework is hard no matter the grade, but for those heading off into their first year of college, the switch can be difficult to navigate. The University of Tampa, Hillsborough Community College, […]

Mark A. Sessums Named to Best Lawyers in America List

Mark A. Sessums of Sessums Law Group, P.A. has been included in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for 2019. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer review and consensus of leading attorneys in the same geographic and legal practice area. Mark A. Sessums is the only lawyer in the state […]

Life After Divorce: Navigating Back to School as a Team

Divorce in and of itself means separation, but if you and your former spouse have children together and both intend to stay active in their lives, that separation can never be 100%. This fact is particularly evident when it’s time for students to head back to the classroom for a new school year, and for […]

Making a Case Against Social Media: How Your Online Interactions Could Hurt Your Trial

In our technology-driven society, social media has become a way of life. From what you had for lunch, to finding long lost friends, pages like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more are an outlet for sharing information, connecting with a wide variety of people, and staying current on news and events. However, the prevalence of […]

Long-Distance Divorce: How to (Legally) Divorce When Your Spouse Is Not A U.S. Citizen

Divorce comes with its own special set of protocols, complications, and paperwork, and that can make it stressful at best. However, these difficulties can be intensified if your soon-to-be ex is a non-U.S. citizen living out of the country in their native place of residency. The sheer paperwork alone can be a tricky situation if […]

Answering Your Questions About Child Support and Healthcare in Florida

Sessums Law Group provides legal services for people throughout the greater Tampa Bay area when they are facing a separation or divorce. We have the experience and knowledge to handle mediation, court hearings, custody arrangements, child support setup, and more. Perhaps one of the least understood areas of child support is how it relates to […]

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