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Judgment Collection: The Use of Proceedings Supplementary to Compel a Debtor to Pay a Judgment

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Generally, judgment collection is not easy. Judgment debtors will often move assets around and even keep them in foreign countries...

Subchapter V: A Big Deal for Small Businesses

Business Law
The importance of the viability of small businesses to the national economy cannot be overstated. According to the U.S. Small...

Estate Planning Issues in a Divorce Situation II: An Update and Standing Orders

Family Law
In 2012, Ms. Brunner published, in this Journal, a review of ‘estate planning type’ rights during 1) the pendency of...

The Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy: The Florida Bar’s Preeminent Leadership Training Program Marks 10 Years

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On June 28, 2013, Eugene Pettis became the first African-American president of The Florida Bar. A civil attorney and a...

Murky Bottoms: Sovereign Submerged Land, Riparian Rights, and Locating the Highwater Line

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Imagine you are sitting in your law office one afternoon when an old client calls and he’s upset. He just...

Gary S. Lesser: President of The Florida Bar

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During the 1920s Florida land boom, Americans came from all over the country to seek opportunity in the Sunshine State,...

Understanding the New Florida Community Property Trust, Part I

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The Florida Community Property Trust Act,[1] which is effective for such trusts created on or after July 1, 2021, provides...

Where to Incorporate? Florida Bar Survey Results and a Florida vs. Delaware Comparative Analysis

Business Law
As of December 31, 2021, there were 811,396 active for-profit corporations incorporated under Florida law, including 104,625 incorporated in 2021.[1]...

An Overview of the “Apex Doctrine” and its Applicability Under Florida Law

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Rule 1.280(b)(1) of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure provides that a party may “obtain discovery regarding any matter, not...

No Written Shareholder Agreement? A Survey of Florida Shareholders’ Statutory Rights

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A shareholders’ rights and obligations in a Florida corporation generally derive from two main sources: the corporation’s governing documents, such...