10 Reasons I Love Being a Lawyer

I was asked the other day why I love being a lawyer, and why I take the cases I do. Well I could have talked all day about it, but I decided to write down my reasons so I could share them with you.
#1 – It’s my calling and my passion. I love helping people […]

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DCA Grants Marissa Alexander A Retrial

Attorney Kevin M. Cobbin is pleased about the news that the First District Court of Appeals will be granting Marissa Alexander a retrial. The DCA stated in their Opinion that there was a fundamental error during the original trial and they will grant Ms. Alexander a new trial.
“We are very pleased with the DCA ruling […]

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Welcome to the New Cobbin Legal

Hello I’m Kevin.

Welcome to the launch of my new newsletter for our Jacksonville law firm. Whether you’re a new friend or an old one, allow me to reintroduce myself. I’m a family man and attorney who’s lived and worked in the community for over 15 years.

During that time, I’ve had the privilege of helping hundreds of […]

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How To Secure a Job When You Have a Criminal Record

In today’s “who you know” economy, the job search process has become extremely difficult and stressful. Employers are very hesitant to hire those with background issues, but with the right preparation and persistence, you can land a job even if you have a criminal record.

Know your rights before you apply.

There are situations where you don’t […]

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Steps to Sealing or Expunging Your Background

Obtain an application of eligibility for sealing or expungement from Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Instructions here – http://bit.ly/1q76GGp. Application here – http://bit.ly/1r7vKDI.
Complete the application along with a $75 application fee.
Find a fingerprinting service via the phone book or Internet to have your fingerprints taken. Prices range from $70-$125.
Submit your application, fingerprints, and application fee to […]

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Ex-Offender Employment and Social Service Resources

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over 10,000 ex-offenders are released from U.S. prisons every week and studies show that approximately two-thirds of ex-offenders will likely be rearrested within three years of release. This places major challenges on the communities where ex-offenders return, including increased poverty and low employment.

Ex-offenders who can’t find gainful employment […]

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Our Children Are Suffering – Parents Are Not The Only Victims of Domestic Violence

Our Children Are Suffering – Parents Are Not The Only Victims of Domestic Violence

 

We tend to think marital arguments in a home behind closed doors only affect adults, but in fact, domestic violence has severe and long-term impacts on children. Domestic violence comes in many forms.

Physical
Sexual
Psychological
Emotional
Economic

Children who witness domestic violence face a series of childhood […]

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Holiday Safety Tips for our Friends, Family, and Loved Ones

The 2014 holiday season has finally arrived and many will enjoy shopping, gathering with friends and family, and reflecting on the gifts and blessings the year has brought. This is also a time when thoughtfulness and generosity can make us vulnerable to holiday crimes and careless driving.

Whether you’re at home, attending a party downtown, or […]

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How to Purchase Affordable and Reliable Auto Insurance

If you drive a car, you need auto insurance. Point. Blank. Period. There is no getting around it. Each state sets requirements for residents to purchase at minimum liability insurance coverage. This ensures that if you damage someone else’s property while operating your vehicle, some of that is at least taken care of.

What you pay […]

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Personal Injury 101: What To Do If You Are Involved In An Auto Accident

Auto accidents are horrible and all too common. There are more than 646 crashes each day in the State of Florida, according to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, with at least 250,000 automobile accidents occurring each year.

(Don’t forget, you can find Cobbin Legal on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Go ahead. Click a link and […]

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