Litigation

Litigation

How a Judgment Becomes a Lien

At the end of a lawsuit, the prevailing party often ends up with a final judgment awarding it some monetary amount from the losing party. This amount can include amounts for damages, attorney’s fees, and costs.

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Does the other side have to pay my attorney’s fees?

One of the most common questions I receive as a litigation attorney is: “Does the opposing party have to pay my attorney’s fees if I win?” The general answer of “no” often surprises people, however, there exists many exceptions to this general rule.

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Social Media and Your Case

In the United States some eighty-one percent of people have some form of a social media profile. Social media is a great way to share your life with friends but it is increasingly becoming a source of evidence in legal proceedings. It is not uncommon to see that a Facebook post was the reason for the apprehension of a criminal suspect but social media is also playing a large role in civil litigation.

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Is an oral contract binding?

Many individuals today still conduct business or enter into agreements with handshake deals or oral statements. Generally speaking, oral contracts are enforceable in Florida. However, there are some exceptions which make certain oral contracts unenforceable.

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Tickets, Tickets, Got Tickets? A Summary of Florida’s Ticket Resale Laws

Question: Is “scalping,” or reselling, tickets illegal in Florida?

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Clearing the Mist: A Brief Glance into the Breadth of Florida’s Medical Marijuana Amendment

Q: What type of medical conditions can be treated by medical marijuana in Florida?

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Watch Out for Arbitration Clauses in the Terms of Service for your Mobile Apps

Q: I recently downloaded a mobile app without reading the Terms of Service. What concerns should I have?

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Collaborative Law

Q: What is a collaborative divorce? Can the process be used in a business divorce?

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Contract Interpretation

Q: When does a poorly drafted contract become unenforceable?

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Supreme Court Justices

Q: How are state and federal Supreme Court justices appointed?

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Quasi Public Records

Q: When can private entities working in concert with the government be subject to public records requests?

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How We Select Our Judges

Q: Polk County has recently seen judges appointed by governor and elected by the people. What is the process for judicial appointments, elections, and resignations?

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Subpoenas

Q: My business has been served with a civil subpoena demanding business records. What should I do?