Florida’s Fourth DCA Contradicts Itself – Serving Documents Not Filed by Email

2 Cases, Interpreting Virtually the Same Language, 4 Months Apart, 2 Different Results (and with 1 Concurring Judge in Common) Under Florida Law, there are two statutes (at least) that require document service on opposing parties without filing with the Clerk, a Safe-Harbour letter pursuant to Fla. Stat. 57.105(4), and a Proposal for Settlement pursuant … Read more

Broward County Clerk of Courts- Pay to see case information?!?

Why is Broward the only South Florida County where attorneys cannot easily access case dockets. The Broward Clerk’s website uses some laborious “unit credit” system for premium case access in order to see the actual case dockets, and charges $1.00 per unit , but only if you buy at least 49 units at  $49.00, AND … Read more

Cited by OSHA for a workplace safety violation?

  OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is an agency of the Department of Labor. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and occupational fatality by issuing and enforcing standards for workplace safety and health. For simplicity’s sake, OSHA has officers which perform workplace inspections and issue citations for  non-compliance with  promulgated standards found in … Read more

Renting? Is your landlord in foreclosure?

In this real estate market everyone is looking for a steal. However, some offers are too good to be true. In the past only potential renters required background checks needed to close a rental agreement. Now times are different, and landlords need to be investigated too. Here are some helpful tips if you are planning … Read more