Tag Archives: Florida

Contractual Language That May Successfully Limit Fraud Claims

Businessmen and women have been trying to eradicate fraud claims through contractual language since the beginning of Florida jurisprudence.  Historically, the attempt to “kill fraud claims with a contract” have been largely unsuccessful.  Essentially, an attempt to eliminate fraud via … Read Full Post

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Aggressive Collection Strategies: Using Proceedings Supplementary to Get Paid

In Florida, Proceedings Supplementary are begun utilizing the procedure found in Fla. Stat. 56.29.  The Proceedings Supplementary statute was enacted prior the adoption of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.  In the recent past this created a lot of confusion … Read Full Post

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Prohibitions Against “SLAPP” Suits: What Associations and Their Managers Need to Know

Both the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act and the Condo Act contain prohibitions against so-called “SLAPP” suits; SLAPP stands for “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation”. The condominium anti-SLAPP suit statute is found at §718.1224 and the homeowners’ anti-SLAPP suit statute is … Read Full Post

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