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Alimony, child-sharing law headed to House floor

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A bill to end permanent alimony and set a presumption that divorcing parents should have equal time with their children...

Lessons learned from enduring a long-haul illness

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Reports of the spread of COVID-19 were everywhere but Florida and its court system were still open and functioning on...

Board to make appointments in May

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The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its May meeting: ABA House...

Human trafficking measures ready for floor action

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Bills to help victims of human trafficking are heading to the full Florida House and Senate following committee action on...

Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases accepting applications

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The Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases is now accepting applications for membership on the committee....

Should you pursue board certification?

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Close to 91,000 lawyers are currently eligible to practice law in Florida and more are entering the field each year...

Stetson wins Foundation’s Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge

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The Florida Bar Foundation announced the winners of the 2021 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge April 5. Stetson University...

Senate readying property insurance law for final passage

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A bill that would overhaul the Florida property insurance industry – and limit fees for attorneys representing property owners with...

Bill would assist property owners challenging government land-use restrictions

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A House panel has approved a measure that would make it easier for property owners to challenge government land-use restrictions...

Technical trust and estates law moving in House and Senate

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“That was like a law school exam.” So said Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, of HB 609, a bill he...