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Blog Posts in November, 2011

It's The Law: Homestead Law Was Recently Changed

Question: I know that homestead property in Florida is given special treatment, but I understand this year’s Legislature made some changes. Please explain those homestead laws. Answer: Homestead ...
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It's The Law: Alimony Modification Requires Substantial Change In Circumstances

Q: My ex-wife is talking about taking me back to court for more alimony. Can she do that? A: In Florida, alimony is always subject to modification as long as it was awarded in your divorce decree. If ...
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It's The Law: Arbitration Before Suit May Be Required In Condominium Disputes

Question: I own a condominium unit. I have been in an almost constant battle with the Board of Directors about tenants in my unit. I am ready to sue, but the board tells me that I have to first go ...
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It's The Law: Foreclosure Procedure Explained

Q: A friend of mine is in mortgage foreclosure. He does not know what will happen next. Can you explain the foreclosure process? A: Most foreclosure proceedings are filed in State court. In Florida, ...
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It's The Law: A Trust Is Interpreted To Carry Out The Creator's Intent

Q: My mother had a living trust. My mother died and my brother and I are now arguing about distribution of her assets. He claims the trust does not reflect mom’s intent. How do we settle the ...
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