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Anatomy of a Business Divorce: Florida LLCs

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

For Whom the Statute Tolls: An Analytical Look at the Tolling Provision in Florida’s Product Liability Statute of Repose

Featured Article
A considerable amount of commentator and jurisprudential ink has been spilled on Florida’s product liability statute of repose through the...

An Analysis of Current Florida Law in Connection with Recovering Fees on Fees

Featured Article
Under the long-standing “American Rule,” each party in litigation is responsible for its own attorneys’ fees and costs absent a...

Annual Reports of Sections and Divisions of The Florida Bar

Annual Reports
Administrative Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Animal Law Appellate Practice Business Law City, County and Local Government Law Criminal Law Entertainment,...

Annual Reports of Committees of The Florida Bar

Annual Reports
Admiralty Law Admiralty and Maritime Law Certification Adoption Law Certification Advertising Annual Convention Appellate Practice Certification Appellate Court Rules Aviation...

Growing in Unexpected Ways

President's Page
There is a difference between change and growth. As lawyers, and in our personal lives, we undoubtedly faced a lot...

Forum Selection in Administrative Appeals and the “Home Venue Privilege”

Appellate Practice
Occasionally, appellate lawyers are confronted with the question of in which district court of appeal (DCA) to initiate an appeal...

The Foreclosure of Local Special Assessment Liens: What, Where, Why, and How of the Civil Action and Enforcement Methods

City, County and Local Government
In these unprecedented times, there has been a drought in local government revenues and collections. These are times of fiscal...

Accommodating Mental Disabilities During and After the Pandemic

Labor and Employment Law
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused increased stress, anxiety, and depression for many people, but particularly those suffering from preexisting mental...

Modern Complexity Demands New Ways of Working: The Future of the Lawyer-Nonlawyer Partnership

Public Interest Law
In February 2020, the Pennsylvania Law School held a conference about the future of the legal profession.[1] With attendees representing...

Where the Presumption of Undue Influence Should Not Apply: Consider the “Dutiful Son” and the “Dutiful Daughter” Exceptions

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
More than 30 years ago, our Florida Supreme Court in In re Carpenter, 253 So. 2d 697 (1971), outlined relevant...

Changes in the U.S. International Tax System Proposed by the Biden Administration

Tax
Under the pre-TCJA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) U.S. international tax system, the U.S. implemented a worldwide tax system that...