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By: Suzanne J. DeCopain,  Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. Published in FAHROgram, September/October, 2016 On April 14, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of the Board of Trustees, Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund v. Curtis W. Lee, No. SC13-1315 (Fla. April 14, 2016). The decision resolves a conflict...
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By: Tracy M. Evans, Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. A new decision from the Fourth District Court of Appeal (the “Fourth DCA”) regarding Florida’s lis pendens statute undermines the statute’s purpose, weakens the foreclosure process, and is likely to prove detrimental to lenders, borrowers, and junior lien-holders, alike. A notice of lis pendens is...
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By: Tracy M. Evans, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. In today’s world, recording devices come cheap, small, and convenient. Anyone carrying a smart phone has a recording device ready for instant use. Apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook make recording, sharing, and posting quick and easy. With this technology so readily accessible,...
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Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook have made hashtags a household name. The question, however, is whether or not hashtags are protected by trademark law. In response, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has issued explicit guidance on the standard for hashtag registrations. In general, a person or business can trademark a hashtag if it functions as...
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By: Tracy M. Evans, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. On June 2, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Sowell, etc. et al. v. Panama Commons, L.P., holding that the 2013 amendment to Florida Statutes § 196.1978 (the “2013 Amendment”), is applicable to the 2013 tax year because...
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By: Tracy M. Evans, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. On April 13, 2016, the Third District Court of Appeal (“Third DCA”) ruled that the five year statute of limitations does not ban a subsequent foreclosure action where a dismissed prior foreclosure suit was filed more than five years ago. The decision brings the...
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By: Tracy M. Evans, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. In the case of U.S. Bank, N.A. v. Grant, et al., the Fourth District Court of Appeal (“Fourth DCA”) recently considered the issue of whether a homeowners association’s lien for unpaid assessments takes priority over the lien of a first mortgage holder. In Grant,...
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Tracy M. Evans, Esq., an associate at Saxon Gilmore, was successful in appealing the case where Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the homeowner. Michelle Gray had a home built in 2005. The house was poorly constructed. Rain began seeping in and destroying drywall and rotting wooden trusses. Ms. Gray had...
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By: Tracy M. Evans, Esq., Associate, Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. Several amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (the “Rules”) take effect on December 1, 2015. Legal professionals and parties should be aware of how these changes will affect current and future litigation. According to the United States Supreme Court’s April 29, 2015,...
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By: Tabitha S. Etlinger, Esq., Associate at Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A. Published in FAHROgram September/October 2015 Although the real estate market is recovering, the recent crash left many Florida condominium units in the hands of investors who purchased through the foreclosure process. In some cases, a majority of the units in a condominium project...
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