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New Decision: Sanctions and Liens (US Bank v Farhood)

The role of the “rule of law” was evident in Monday’s decision in US Bank Nat. Ass’n. v Farhood, 39 Fla. L. Weekly D2594, Case No. 1D14-0268 (Fla. 1st DCA, December 16, 2014).

In short, a trial court may not invoke its power of equity to elevate an inferior association assessment lien over a mortgage lien that otherwise had priority in a manner that violates legislative enactments gover


New Decision: Limitations on Accelerated Payments (Deutsche Bank v Beauvais)

Yesterday’s decision by Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal may generate a stampede to the courthouses, at least in Districts other than perhaps the Fifth District.

Why the stampede? There has been a re-examination of status of the s



Upcoming CLE: Probate Law 2014 Seminar

Have unanswered questions about current topics on Florida probate proceedings?  Join us on Dec 12, 2014 and dispel your doubts.  Register here to enjoy a day of learning from the experiences of practitioners and be updated on  case law, legislation, ethics, pitfalls, and so much more.

2014 FR/Bar Residential Contract Forms Now Available

The 2014 FR/Bar residential contract forms, in writable PDF format are now available.  To obtain the 2014 FR/Bar Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase, the AS IS Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase, or the Comprehensive Rider to the Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase, click here.  


Next Meeting

March 19 - 22, 2015 
Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes
Orlando, Florida
Reservation Phone # 800-241-3333
Room Rate: $269 
Cut-off Date: February 27, 2015

If you do not have a reservation and would like to be put on a wait list, please email mobos@rpptl.org.  Include the type of room needed, the dates of your stay, and contact information in your email.

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