See for example: Huffington Post report: Florida Teen, Faces Felony Charges Over Same-Sex Relationship As a criminal defense attorney who has practiced law in Gainesville, Florida, for more than 25 years, I’ve represented dozens of teenagers charged with sex offenses for engaging in sexual activity with another teen.This most recent case has apparently gained internet traction in the public view only because it involves teenagers of the same sex.Of course, this current prosecution is outrageous, but it is founded upon a Florida statute that clearly prohibits sexual activity with anyone fifteen years old or younger.This means, under Florida law, that it is a sex offense - “lewd and lascivious molestation” - punishable by up to fifteen years in prison, for a sixteen year old to engage in sexual activity with a fifteen year old.To most, it is common knowledge that people who have reached the age of majority should not be romantically involved with minors.However, does a senior in high school feel like an adult?Any Florida child support order signed before October of 2010 may not have end dates or termination dates.Despite the requirements of Florida child support law, many child support orders signed after October 2010 do not contain any mention of support termination dates.
In recent weeks there has been an internet explosion of articles about Florida’s prosecution of a teenager engaged in sexual activity with another teenager.
This point of sale material must contain substantially the following language: IF YOU WERE NOT BORN BEFORE THIS DATE(insert date and applicable year)YOU CANNOT BUY TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
Upon approval by the division, in lieu of a calendar a dealer may use card readers, scanners, or other electronic or automated systems that can verify whether a person is of legal age to purchase tobacco products.
When there are multiple children included in a child support order, child support is calculated for different dates in the future, as each child reaches the age of 18.
An Income Withholding Order, an IWO (formerly called an Income Deduction Order) normally accompanies child support orders.