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Put It Down or Pay: How Florida Is Making Roads Safer with New Texting Ban

With other states enforcing laws regarding the use of phones while operating a moving vehicle, residents in Florida have been pushing for reform of our own rules on the road for a long while. It’s no wonder, with Florida reporting over 50,000 accidents due to distracted driving in 2016 alone, 233 of those resulting in […]

Save a Life: YOU Have The Responsibility to Report Drunk Drivers

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a hot topic with law enforcement (and lawyers), and unfortunately, it’s a subject that won’t be leaving the spotlight anytime soon. Drunk driving is a continual problem that takes countless lives each year on our roadways, yet people STILL choose to climb behind the wheel of their vehicles […]

On the Run: What to Do If You Are Caught in A Police Chase

This week in Polk County, deputies were forced to pursue a suicidal victim when he took to notorious Hwy 27 to flee and ended up inuring bystanders in the process. Sadly, the chase ended in the victim losing his life, but it also ended with innocent drivers being traumatized, or even hospitalized, after being impacted […]

Bright Futures: Scholarship Programs Give Everyone a Better Tomorrow

Sessums Law Group stands behind our slogan 100%. When we say “We Stand for YOU!” that includes looking out for the needs of our friends and neighbors in and around Polk County. One huge area of need for many communities today, our own included, is that of scholarship programs and educational funding. We all want […]

Is a Prenuptial Agreement Really Important?

Today, divorce is a topic prevalent in our society. Whether it’s a peaceable split or an emotional breakup, there are always financial ramifications when dissolving a marriage. Depending on how well you have planned and managed your finances and wealth, these ramifications can turn into a complicated mess. While having an experienced lawyer can help […]

Missing: How to Prepare Yourself, and Your Kids, for The Unthinkable

Here in Central Florida, news stations have been broadcasting reports of a local 11-year old from Brandon that has been missing since 5 a.m. on February 15th. Jenna Irmler was last seen in her home around 9 p.m. on the 14th, and was discovered missing the next morning. Sadly, she suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome, which […]

Fatal Sarasota Accident Due to Rear-End Collision

On Tuesday morning, February 7th, Sarasota police responded to an accident on University Parkway that left one man dead and another injured. Mark Obrien was driving his Toyota Corolla east, when he failed to slow down for another Corolla driven by Michael Bakken that was stopped in front off him. Obrien rear-ended the vehicle, and […]

Sarasota School Bus Driver Charged in Accident: The Importance of Paying Attention

A Sarasota County School bus driver has been charged with careless driving after being cited as the at-fault driver in an accident on West Hillsborough Blvd. This case is a prime example of the importance of paying attention when you drive, whether you’re behind the wheel of a bus, or your own compact car. The […]

Sessums Is Taking Family Law to Sarasota, Florida

Sessums Law Group is known throughout the greater Polk County area of Central Florida as one of the top vehicle and accident lawyers in the business, but did you know we also specialize in family and marital law as well? We have recently opened up our newest office in the Sarasota area of Florida where […]

Sessums Law Group, Coming to a City Near YOU!

Sessums Law Group is excited to announce that we are growing and expanding our service area! We recently launched our newest Sessums Law Group office in Sarasota, Florida and we will be opening another office in south Tampa, Florida this March. This will give us the opportunity to serve more people in the Central Florida […]

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