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Administrative Procedure for the Generalist

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For many attorneys, the prospect of a case governed by the Administrative Procedure Act[1] (APA) is a source of fear:...

Two, Three, or Four Prongs? The Contractual Defense of Unilateral Mistake in Florida

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Until recently, Florida litigators would have the choice between two and four elements for a unilateral mistake defense depending on...

Blueprint for a More Effective Family Court Intake Process and Beyond: Opening the Umbrella to Process Family Court Cases

Family Law
Designing an effective family court intake process is not new for Florida. The Florida Supreme Court Steering Committee on Children...

Benjamin N. Cardozo: The Tort Whisperer Nine Decades Later

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Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Born 1870. Died 1938.[1] He was only human. This article explores Cardozo’s most famous scripted tort decision,...

Florida Exemptions and How the Same May Be Lost

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Asset protection is a bustling industry in Florida, and constitutionally protected under Fla. Const. art. I, §2.[1] Transferring assets into...

A Practical Guide to the Amendments to the Florida Appellate Rules of Procedure

Appellate Practice
As we continue to navigate the uncharted waters prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, it is clear that the December 2020...

Michael G. Tanner: President of The Florida Bar

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Michael G. Tanner was a young Midwestern boy, riding in the back of an unairconditioned Chevy, when he first saw...

Post-Tiara: Contracts Are Still King

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“Contracts are voluntary undertakings, and contracting parties are free to bargain for — and specify — the terms and conditions...

Turnkey Real Estate Investments as Securities

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Turnkey real estate investments, whereby a sponsor or promoter buys a piece of real estate, fixes it up, sells it...

Anatomy of a Business Divorce: Florida LLCs

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Businesses are started every day through a variety of legal mechanisms — sometimes lawyers assist the owners in creating the...