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What Do The Florida Supreme Court Changes To Florida’s Summary Judgment Mean For the Business Community?

March 8, 2021 Governmental Entities Industry Legal Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog

On December 31, 2020, the Florida Supreme Court changed Florida’s summary judgment standard by adopting the federal standard in an amendment to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510. Summary judgment can be a useful tool that allows a court to decide a case after pleadings (and most of the time […]

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: An Introduction for Creditors

August 21, 2019 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Florida Business Litigation Blog, Governmental Entities Industry Legal Blog

Northeast Florida has  some of the largest Naval bases in the country and many active duty military personnel call the area home. These servicemembers faces stresses that those of  us in civilian life will likely never encounter, such as long deployments overseas, or a change of station to another base […]

I Don’t Recommend it, but This is What you must do to get a Judge Disqualified From Your Case in Florida

October 12, 2017 Governmental Entities Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to ensure judicial neutrality. Disqualification is governed by rules and statutes, and attorneys in Florida are given a statutory right to disqualify judges if […]

Revitalizing Downtown Jacksonville: Fifty Years in the Making

September 24, 2013 Construction Industry Legal Blog, Governmental Entities Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

  The revitalization of Downtown Jacksonville has been at the top of the business, civic, and political agenda for the last fifty years, but with the recent creation of the Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) Board, the effort to revitalize Jacksonville’s Downtown may finally be gaining momentum.  To appreciate why the […]

The Governmental Unit Exemption to the Automatic Bankruptcy Stay Extends to a Final Judgment for Attorneys’ Fees as a Sanction

February 4, 2013 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Governmental Entities Industry Legal Blog

In every bankruptcy action that is filed, a stay of any collection-type activities automatically comes into place for the duration of the pending action.  However, there are certain proceedings that are exempted from this automatic stay and allowed to proceed against the debtor during a pending bankruptcy action.  One such […]

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