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How to legally own guns in Tampa

How to legally own guns in Tampa

To the rest of the world, the United States are considered a bit quirky due to the fact that they love their guns. The guns are extremely loved in the United States, and especially in the Southern States of this country, like Florida. The gun laws in this country are a bit different than most of the other countries, but that doesn’t mean that everyone can legally own a gun. There are some limitations in the law of the gun possession, and now, we are going to explain to you how to legally own a gun in Tampa.HK_guns_2_by_b1ohazard90uk1

First of all, let us explain how to legally own a long gun in Tampa, and the State of Florida.

Now, as we have mentioned earlier, not everyone can legally own a gun, or in this case, a long gun. In order to do so, you will have to follow certain criteria stipulated by the law. For example, you have to be at least 18 years of age. Also, you can’t be a convicted criminal, nor can you have any sort of criminal history. You can’t have a history of mental illnesses, nor can you have a history of alcohol and drug abuse. Then, if youo-GUNS-IN-SCHOOLS-facebook all under these criteria, you will be able to get to a gun dealer with a federal license. You will then need to fill out a form that basically says that you are a normal person, and that you agree that you are everything mentioned above. Now, all that’s left is to wait for your background check to be completed, and if everything checks out, you will be able to take your new long gun home with you.

However, the procedure for buying a handgun is a bit different in the State of Florida. First of all, you have to be 21 years old, not 18. But, that’s just about everything that’s changed from all those criteria mentioned above. Also, like with buying a long gun, you will need to visit a dealer with a Federal license, issued by the Bureau for Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. There, you will need to fill out a form, and if everything checks out, you will be able to purchase a handgun.

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However, there is one thing that differs a lot when you’re buying a handgun, then when you’re buying a long gun, and that is the waiting period. John Bales Law firm told us that when buying a handgun, you will have to wait for 72 hours before taking your new gun home with you. This is done in order to prevent murders and suicides done in affect. It allows the people to cool down a bit before taking the gun with them. It is also worthy to notice that these 72 hours, or 3 days, only count for workdays, so weekends do not count. This waiting period does not apply only for people who have permits to carry a concealed weapon with them, because it is believed that they have the mental capacity to cool their heads and be mentally strong.

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Law firm in Tampa leaves hundreds of workers jobless

Law firm in Tampa leaves hundreds of workers jobless

Huge and terrible news have hit Tampa and the State of Florida, as well as the rest of the United States of America. According to the media, hundreds of employees of a law firm called “Butler & Hosch” have lost their jobs, due to the fact that this huge firm was practically closed very abruptly. The problem goes even further, since this firm operates and conducts business all over the United States of America.British musicians Miss Dynamite and Charlie Simpson stand in line outside a job centre

This law firm has been hiring new people every week and has been extremely busy, having hundreds and hundreds of cases under its wing. This firm is also active in 25 other states, and has recently expanded due to the fact that it had bought a different law firm around four months ago. It seemed to be doing extremely well in their business, which includes mortgage foreclosures as well as bankruptcy cases for other lenders and various corporations.

Nevertheless, all that changed in a conference that took place on Thursday evening, when some bad news was told by the firm officials. It appears that the firm is strapped for cash, and cannot make any payments and even give salaries to the workers. unemploymentThe employees were informed of this on that conference, and were also told that they should not expect any payments for the last three weeks that they spent on the job. The employees were furious, which is understandable seeing how all of them have bills to pay, but now, it seems as if they are only trying to move forward with their lives.

Some employees told the press that they have been working overtime in the past months, due to the fact that there was so much work because of the firm’s expansion. And now, they are told that they will not see any of that money that they have earned by working hard. Now, all that is left for them is to clean their desks, and go home and brush up on their resumes. They are worried, because they do not know how to survive the following months without jobs, and without the money that they have earned.

On the other hand, according to some of the media, this firm has not yet filed for bankruptcy. But, there seems to be no light at the end of this tunnel, because it has filed for an assignment for the benefit of the creditors. This is a clear sign that this firm is on the brink of liquidation.unemployed-man-with-sign

It appears that the heads of this firm do not care about laws, because it is not legal to refuse to pay your employees, and the legal workers have advised the workers to get in touch with the Department of Labor. It is still possible for the workers to get at least some of the money they earned, but if the firm files for bankruptcy, such a thing would be extremely difficult, and some would even dare to say that such a thing would be flat out impossible.

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How to file a personal injury lawsuit in Tampa?

How to file a personal injury lawsuit in Tampa?

It is widely believed that Tampa is a nice and peaceful city; however there is always a chance that something might happen to you that will leave you injured. And, of course, if you are injured, you will need to get compensated for that injury, and will want a person or an organization that has inflicted those injuries to you to pay for it, no matter if it was done on purpose or by accident. If such a thing happens, you need to sue those who have wronged you, and ask for compensation. But, how to do that? How to file a personal injury lawsuit? Well, just keep reading, because in this article, we are going to explain to you exactly what to do. So, let’s begin.personal-injury-laws

1 – Legal grounds

Do a little more research on your case and try to figure out if you have enough legal grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit. For example, if a bad thing happened to you because someone was negligent, you more than likely have legal grounds to file the lawsuit. But, keep in mind that the insurance companies will try to get to you first. They will probably come to you with an offer. If the offer is too small, reject it, because if you accept their offer, you will not be able to file for a personal injury lawsuit due to the fact that you have already made a deal with the insurance company.

2 – Gather the evidence

Personal-InjuryGather as much of the evidence as you can. Try to take everything that you can get your hands on: medical reports, police reports, eyewitness statements, experts’ analysis, photos of your injuries, etc. Besides this, you should also gather all your bills that you had to pay in order to get treated from the injury that was inflicted to you. This will show that you have lost a lot of money, due to this injury.

3 – Find a good personal injury lawyer in tampa 

Next, you should find a good lawyer that will make a case for you, and deal with the opposite side the best he can. Make sure you get a personal injury lawyer, and no other lawyer, because only he knows how to deal with these sorts of cases. Also, he will negotiate for you and will stay by your side as long as the negotiations take place. He will try to settle the case off court, but even if the case does end up in the court of law, have no fear. These lawyers are used to it, and know what to do in order to win these types of cases. Also, the good thing about them is that they work for a percentage of your earnings, so that is an additional motivation for them to win.Personal-Injury-2

The end results may vary, they can’t all be winners, but not all of them are losers either. Whether you win or you lose, the most important thing is the fact that you’ve filed a personal injury lawsuit, and that you fought for what’s yours.

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New voting bill signed in Florida

New voting bill signed in Florida

According to the media in Tampa, it appears that the Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed the bill that entails the online voter registration to take place in Florida by the year of 2017. It was reported that the bill was signed with some hesitation, but most legislators agree that this was a very pleasant surprise. And it is considered a surprise due to the fact that Ken Detzner, Secretary of state and the Governor’s chief elections official was energetically trying to kill the proposal.073d2c3

Governor Scot was reported to have expressed concern over the timing in which this registration has to take place. He said that this particular voting system has been exhibiting issues with the maintenance, which has become a real hindrance for the election supervisors who are unable to perform their duties as they should because of that fact. Besides from that, Governor Rick Scott has also said that the issue of cyber-security was still a problem, which means that this new voting system would be vulnerable to various hacker attacks.

He has further expressed his discomfort with the cyber-security problem by saying that hacker attacks have become a daily news all over the world, as well as identity thefts, and that it is a huge problem for this new voting system. However, the Governor stated that he has full confidence in the Department of State, as well as the logoDepartment of Highway and Motor Vehicles, and expressed his belief that these offices will perform their duties prudently and carefully when it comes to the safety of the citizens of Florida.

The decision to sign this bill has eased the minds of many legislators, voting rights advocates, as well as election supervisors. They all believed that this bill was never going to be signed due to the fact that the Governor’s chief elections official was against it so enthusiastically. However, the bill was signed, and all these people say that this was a good decision, and have congratulated to the people of Florida.

They claim that Ken Detzner was very wrong for fighting this bill due to the fact that it has an almost hundred percent support among the voters in Florida, and that if the bill was not signet, Detzner would lose all his credibility because he was fighting using suspicious arguments, and that is never a good thing.

votingAll around the United States of America, 21 states have implemented this voting system, and five more of them are on their way to do so, with Florida being one of them. Florida experts claim that this is a good thing and that it will lead Florida forward in the field of electoral technology, much like it has lead other states in the United States.

Even though the bill was passed with mostly Democratic votes and with Republicans being against it, the fact that a Republican Governor Rick Scott has signed it shows that a good bill should always be voted for besides the fact that it was supported by the opposite party.

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Florida gets 27 new laws

Florida gets 27 new laws

Florida will soon have to familiarize itself with as much as 27 new laws that were signed by this state’s Governor. These signed laws will come take effect on July 1st of this year; but all that would not be that unusual it there was not for one particular law that deals with drones and the people’s privacy.

Scales-of-Justice-01This abovementioned law would prohibit the drones from recording any kind of footage of the private properties as well as their owners while flying above them, according to the media in Tampa. To put things in perspective, we’re going to give you an example: if a realtor was taking some picture of a properties that he wishes to sell, he would need to acquire a permission for that from the neighbor, if the neighbor’s yard or home, or any kind of property gets in that photo.

But, this is not the most unusual of the laws that were recently signed. Here’s a few that have been submitted to us by johnbales.com; Among them is a Beer law that allows 64-ounce bottles to be filled with beer, which was not permitted in the past. There was a huge discussion about it, and it has been running for the past three years, and the microbreweries and the big-money beer interests were the main contests of it. In the past, only 32-ounce growlers were allowed to be filled with beer, as well as 128-ounce growlers. This new law has met the middle, and agreed that from now on, beer could be poured into 64-ounce growlers. Local breweries believe that this will be the momentum they have needed in order to start expanding their business, and according to Mike Doble, a well know brewer from Tampa, in the past the people would want a growler to be filled with beer when coming to him and his brewery. He says that he would always want to help people and fill their 64-ounce growlers, but simply, the law would not permit him to do so. So, he was between a rock and a hard place. But now, he says that the answer to this problem has come in a form of this new law.16971811-mmmain

But, this law does not limit itself only on the growlers, because it rectifies the old law’s limitations on how many tap rooms can breweries have and what is the amount of beer that can be transferred. And, this law changes all of that. Mike Doble says that now, due to this new law, even the oldest breweries in Tampa and Florida will be able to survive and continue with their tradition. And not only that, they will now be able to expand! He also stated that he is pleased because the lawmakers were able to create a terrific balance between making something that will be great for the consumers, and not imposing too many restrictions on it.

So, these laws may sound silly to some, but actually, they are of great importance. Without the proper regulations, everyday life would turn to agony, and the good thing about these laws is the fact that the experts agree that it will make the life a bit easier.

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