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At Asselta Law P.A., our lead attorney Richard Asselta focuses his practice entirely on the practice of education and school law. Here are a few of the topics that he handles on a regular basis for K-12 and college students, as well as teachers in the state.

Education and School Law

Student defense attorney, Richard Asselta, represents clients in all education settings. Read More

National College Student Defense Adviser

Mr. Asselta advises students nationally involved in disciplinary hearings and facing claims of academic misconduct. Richard has successfully guided students to defend against accusations of plagiarism and chea… Read More

National Assistance with Grade Appeals and Disputes

Richard Asselta offers students from all over the Unites States assistance in drafting grade appeals. When a student feels he or she did not receive the grade they deserved, colleges and universitie… Read More

Elementary, Middle & High School Student Suspensions and Expulsions

While both public and private schools have the right… Read More

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College Student Academic and Disciplinary Hearings

College and graduate students can be brought before academic or professionalism committees for a number of reasons. Many times these reasons involve academic disputes or disciplinary charges. Read More

Public School Issues

Attendance at a public school of any kind brings with it added protections that not only does Florida & New Jersey law govern, but the U.S. Constitution. Attorney Richard Asselta is familiar with this unique area of the law a… Read More

Private School Issues

It is important to understand that while there are similarities between private schools and public schools, there are also some major differences. Most notably, generally, private schools are not subject to the same public laws… Read More

Charter School Issues

According to the Florida Department of Education, Charter schools are public schools of choice. They are very popular—and among the fastest growing school choice options in Florida. Charter schools are normally privately owned… Read More

Due Process – Education Law and School Law

The area of education law and school law encompasses due process. The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution provides that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due … Read More

Student Records And Privacy

Are you having issues with student records or privacy issues? If so, Asselta Law can help. Did you know that there are laws regarding the preservation and access to student records? Such laws and rules can include the Family Educational Rights and Pr… Read More

Teacher Bullying/Assault Of Students

Bullying has become a widespread issue in schools. However, it is not just confined to student on student bullying. Teachers and administrators can also bully students. This can take the form of assault, physical hitting or touching, or verbal abuse.… Read More

Title IX Violations

Title IX is a federal regulation that states “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity rec… Read More