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  • About Lois Frankel

    About Lois Frankel
    Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
  • Swift Justice: Child custody, domestic violence and delinquent child support

    Dear Jackie, I recently got divorced, and my husband got full custody of our son without seeing a judge. He told me he wouldn't let me see my son unless I signed the divorce papers. I signed them, even though I wasn't ready to. My question is, can I take...
  • Swift Justice: Eviction, wills and judgment collection

    Dear Jackie, I have a tenant that I am in the process of evicting. The judge ruled in my favor for restitution. The tenant is making no effort to leave the premises, and I am in the process of having him removed by a constable through the courts. The...
  • Swift Justice: Pest control, quit-claims and fraudulent mothers

    Dear Jackie, My son's car (parked) was backed into by a pest control employee. The company's lawyer is being difficult with us because they have high deductible insurance (we only have liability insurance on the car so we are on our own). We submitted...
  • Poll shows a tie in hypothetical U.S. Senate race between Wasserman Schultz, West

    It would be a dream for political junkies: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz vs. former U.S. Rep. Allen West for Florida's U.S. Senate seat in 2016. Voters would have a clear contest since the longtime political foes don't see eye-to-eye on anything....
  • S. Floridians cut credit card debt by 17%

    S. Floridians cut credit card debt by 17%
    Possibly preparing for this year’s holiday shopping binge, South Floridians have been whittling away at their credit-card debt. The average credit-card balance of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade County consumers fell 17 percent in September, to...
  • Broward High School Sports Schedule Oct. 14-19

    MONDAY, Oct. 14 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL (Matches at 4:30 p.m. unless noted)  Stranahan at Blanche Ely; Flanagan at Cooper City; South Plantation at Coral Springs, 6; Taravella at Fort Lauderdale; Miramar at Piper, 6; Jupiter Christian at Sheridan Hills, 5:...
  • Broward lawyer disbarred until 2016

    Fort Lauderdale attorney Allen Michael Migdall, accused of taking part in a fraudulent scheme to defraud investors of millions of dollars, is voluntarily giving up practicing law — at least for a few years — so he won't have to talk about a...
  • Plantation guitarist impresses with one-armed performances

    Plantation guitarist impresses with one-armed performances
    Bob Gifford stands on the promenade plucking the strings of his Fender Telecaster electric guitar. People wandering by on busy Lincoln Road do a double-take, then snap photos and videos with their phones. "He stopped me in my tracks — at first I...
  • Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident

    Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident
    Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly. "I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
  • Broward Representative asks for review of Broward psych facility

    TALLAHASSEE -- A South Florida lawmaker is pushing for a review of a Pembroke Pines psychiatric facility where staff has been accused of abusing underage patients. Rep. Katie Edwards, D-Plantation, in a letter to Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes,...
  • Florida Representative wants to let you drink 40s at the brewpub

    Florida Representative wants to let you drink 40s at the brewpub
    If you needed any further proof that craft beer is becoming an indispensable part of Florida food culture, you have it in Rep. Katie Edwards' growler bill. The Democrat from Plantation is pushing for a law that would end the silly ban on malt-beverage...