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Living on Your OwnYou and Your Car Driving and the Law Alcohol The Courts Is That a Law Marriage and Domestic Relations Qualifications of Jurors Age of MajorityHere Comes the Judge FINAL EXAM
You and Your Car True or False It is unlawful to play your car stereo so that the sound can be heard 25 feet or more from the car.
Answer True. It is unlawful to play your radio or other device too loud so that people outside the vehicle hear it from a distance of 25 feet or more. F.S. 316.3045
Alcohol If a passenger in the car you are driving has an open container of alcohol, who will be violating the law? A) The driver B) The passenger C) Neither D) Both
Answer The correct answer is D) Both the driver and the passenger will be in violation of the law. F.S. 316.1936
Driving and the Law True or False A person under the age of 18 may not be eligible for a drivers license if he or she drops out of school.
Answer True Also, a person under the age of 18 may not be eligible for a drivers license if he or she has a poor attendance record at school or drops out of school. See F.S. 322.091
Qualifications of jurors True or False You must be at least 21 years of age or older to serve on a jury.
Answer False You must be at least 18 years of age. F.S. 40.01
Landlord Tenant Issues If you sign a lease that states you cannot have pets on the premises but several weeks later you decide to buy a dog, what action can the landlord take against you legally? A) None under Florida law; B) The landlord can contact the local shelter to take the animal; C) The landlord can tell you to move out in 24 hours; D) The landlord can advise you that you have seven days to resolve the issue or the lease is terminated.
Answer The answer is D. According to F.S. 83.56, if the tenant fails to comply with the rental agreement, the landlord may deliver a written notice to the tenant specifying the noncompliance including a notice that if the issue is not corrected within seven days from the date of the written notice, the landlord shall terminate the rental agreement.
Marriage and Domestic Relations According to Florida law, what age must you be to get married without parental permission?
Answer F.S. 741.04 provides that both parties shall be over the age of 18 years to be married without parental consent except under special circumstances provided under section 741.0405
Is there a law?? Is it against the law for me to have a fake ID or to use someone else's ID to get into a club or bar?
Answer Yes according to F.S. 322.212, this could be a third degree felony.
The Courts What level of court would you go to if you needed to file a small claims action to collect $2,500 from a college roommate?
Answer County courts handle small claims of amounts less than $15,000. F.S. 34.01
Age of Majority In Florida, when you legally become an adult at age 18, you can: 1. Serve on a jury 2. Vote 3. Enter into contracts 4. Sue and be sued 5. Drink alcoholic beverages 6. All of the above 7. Only answers one and two 8. Only answers one through four 9. None of the Above
Answer 8) Only answers one through four. 1. Serve on a jury 2. Vote 3. Enter into Contracts 4. Sue and be sued
Here Comes the Judge If you are arrested and placed in jail, how soon afterwards must you appear before a judge?
Answer If you are arrested and placed in jail, an "initial appearance" before a judge must occur within 24 hours. At an initial appearance, you will be informed of the charges against you, and asked if you understand the charges. Bail will be set and you will be asked if you can afford an attorney.
Choose your Final Exam Question: FINAL EXAM 2FINAL EXAM 1
Final Exam Question Does a contract have to be in writing to be legal?
Final Answer No, not necessarily. However, if the contract is for your payment of another person's debt, if it concerns real estate, or if it lasts more than one year, it must be in writing.
Final Exam Question What happens if I sign a contract but cannot complete the contract or I cannot make the payments?
Final Answer If you fail to complete the contract or miss payments, you can be sued. You will be given a chance to defend yourself and the court will then determine if the claim is valid. If it is valid, you may have to pay money for breaking the contract.