AMENDMENTS TO RULE 1.510 ALIGN FLORIDA’S SUMMARY JUDGMENT STANDARD WITH THE FEDERAL STANDARD

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Effective the first of this month, Florida’s summary final…

FEDERAL APPELLATE COURT EXPANDS FDCPA PROTECTIONS

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Last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit…

FLORIDA DCA CLARIFIES BURDEN OF PROOF ON DEFENSE OF FAILURE OF CONDITION PRECEDENT

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Earlier this monthi the First DCA affirmed a final judgment of…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT ADOPTS MORE LIBERAL FEDERAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT STANDARD

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Last month the Florida Supreme Court left decades of precedent…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT FINDS ATTORNEYS’ FEES AVAILABLE TO MORTGAGOR EVEN IF BANK LACKED STANDING TO FORECLOSE

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Last month, in a highly anticipated decision from the Florida…

U.S. SUPREME COURT FINDS CREDITOR’S RETENTION OF BANKRUPTCY ESTATE PROPERTY DID NOT VIOLATE BANKRUPTCY STAY

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The United States Supreme Court reversed the holdings of several…

FLORIDA COUNTY COURT JUDGE FINDS EVICTION STAY CONSTITUTED AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL TAKING

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In September 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…