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Governor signs measure to prioritize ‘supported decision-making’ when appointing guardians for people with developmental disabilities

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People with developmental disabilities will have a legally recognized way to take greater control of their lives now that Gov....

‘Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets and Liabilities’ bill become law

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Florida divorce proceedings will be more uniform under a measure, crafted with the help of the Family Law Section, that...

Governor signs measure dealing with attorney fees in waterfront property challenges

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Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a measure that sponsors say will shield waterfront property owners from meritless lawsuits. DeSantis late...

Public records exemptions for county and city attorneys and clerk employees bills become law

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County and city attorneys and their deputies, and circuit court clerks, their deputies, and court clerk “personnel,” will receive additional...

Countdown to Collaboration: Unlocking ‘The Power of US’ at the 2024 Annual Florida Bar Convention!

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Excitement is building as legal professionals from near and far gear up for The Florida Bar Annual Convention at Signia...

Arti Ajit Hirani becomes the youngest president of the Orange County Bar Association

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Arti Ajit Hirani is set to embark on a whirlwind year, as she will be sworn in as president-elect of...

Governor appoints two to the bench

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 12 made two judicial appointments. Robert Pickens III of Welaka to serve as judge on...

The Florida Bar gears up for hurricane season

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With the arrival of hurricane season, The Florida Bar is providing consumer resources, educating the public, preparing to assist Bar...

Charles Rehwinkel named ‘Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year’

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Charles J. Rehwinkel, deputy public counsel of the Florida Office of Public Counsel, has been honored with the Consumer Protection...

Deadline extended to apply to sit on the state’s JNCs

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The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for to fill Judicial Nominating Commission vacancies. Judicial Nominating Commissions: The...