A Rose by Any Other Name: How to Legally Change Your Name in the State of Florida.

By Gonzalo Macchi, Identity Theft, Consumer Finance, Collections, Family Law, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant issues, and Traffic Citations Attorney

If you do not like the name you were given, or the name on your birth certificate is different than the one … Read the rest
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Ghosting: Don’t Let Your Deceased Loved One Become A Victim Of Identity Theft

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By Supervising Attorney Michael G. Stern. When it comes to identity theft, everyone is fair game, especially the deceased. In fact, stealing the personal identification of the departed is so common that it even has a name in the identity theft world: Ghosting.
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Proactive Approach to Identity Theft

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By Gonzalo Macchi, Identity Theft, Consumer Finance, Collections, Family Law, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant issues, and Traffic Citations Attorney. Have you, or somebody you know, been the victim of identity theft? For many people, the answer to this question is ‘Yes.’ According to the Federal Trade Commission, Florida has the highest per capita rate of identity theft complaints in the United States—with Miami-Fort Lauderdale being the number one area.
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