Douglas M. Midgley, J.D. is the Author of this article. He is retired from the practice of law and his Florida Bar license is on inactive status. The content of this article and the opinions expressed are his own and the reader should not consider them to be legal advice. Since the law is constantly evolving and changing this article may or may not constitute an accurate statement of current Florida law when published and cannot be relied upon as such. If you have a current legal problem, consult a lawyer of your choice who is admitted to practice and in good standing with the appropriate Bar Association.