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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...

What Does “Life’s Legal Moments” Actually Mean?

President's Page
The Florida Bar recently launched a public education program called “Life’s Legal Moments.” What does this phrase mean? It refers...

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...

What Is the Point of Civics Education?

President's Page
There has been a great deal of discussion lately about the lack of civics education in our country. The joke...

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...

So, Who Needs a Lawyer Anyway?

President's Page
My father, Shep Lesser, of blessed memory, used to tell clients that they “could pull out their own tooth, but...

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...