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Asset Protection: The Role of Valuation in Assessing Fraudulent Transfer Exposure

Featured Article
An often overlooked, but essential component of asset-protection planning is making a careful assessment of a client’s financial status. Although...

Leaving Law Firms with Client Fees: Florida’s Path

Featured Article
When a lawyer leaves a firm with a client in tow, who has a right to the fees ultimately paid?...

Have a Heart

President's Page
  By the time you read this, my year as Bar president will be nearly half over. In my travels,...

Too Little, Too Late? Trial Court Motions for Rehearing and Their Appellate Implications

Appellate Practice
On its face, Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.530(a) allows a party to raise practically anything for the first time in...

DOAH: Bringing Impartiality and Fairness to Administrative Litigation Since 1975

Administrative Law
Those versed in administrative law know that the Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) adjudicates disputes between Florida state agencies and...

Parliamentary Procedure: Accomplishing the Will of the Majority While Protecting the Rights of the Minority in an Efficient and Respectful Manner

City, County and Local Government
The time was half past midnight. The meeting droned into its eleventh hour. The mayor looked down at the agenda,...

Taking the “Quick” Out of Quitclaim Deeds

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
The recent case of Dingle v. Dellinger, 134 So. 3d 484 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014), should be reviewed by all...

New Partnership Audit Regime: Opt-Out, Push-Out, or Pay-Up?

Tax
On November 2, 2015, Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA),1 which enacted a new centralized audit regime...

The Growing Trend of Animal-Abuser Registries

Animal Law
Animal cruelty is a serious problem in the United States, resulting in the abuse of thousands of animals each year.1...

Medical Marijuana’s Effect on Employment Law: The Smoke is Clearing

Labor and Employment Law
After Amendment 2 to the Florida Constitution passed in November 2016, allowing qualified physicians to issue a physician certification for...