What Is The Selective Service System?

The Selective Service System is an agency under the authority of the Executive Branch of the federal government. The U.S. President appoints and the U.S. Senate confirms the agency’s director. Its legislative authority is the Military Selective Service Act. It operates independently of any other agency, including the Department of Defense.

When Can The Police Pull Over Your Vehicle?

Generally, a traffic stop is considered reasonable—and therefore legal—if police: 1) have a legitimate reason (called “reasonable suspicion”) for stopping the motorist in the first place, and 2) conduct the roadside detention in a reasonable manner.  Officers cannot randomly engage in roving stops of drivers to check licenses and registrations.  A police officer also must…

Can The Police Stop, Question, Or Search You?

A police officer can ask to speak to you at any time.  The duration of the encounter and whether your response is voluntary or mandatory differs depending on the nature of the stop.  Generally, there are three types of interactions with the police: Consensual voluntary encounter– If a police officer stops you without a warrant,…

What Happens To Children During A Divorce?

Preferably you and your spouse can work out the parenting issues, avoid or minimize the harm to the children and avoid a court fight. However, if you are unable to resolve these issues, the court must decide them for you. Both parents have an affirmative duty under Florida law to promote a good relationship between…