The RPPTL Section puts together and presents CLE programs on current and importance topics for attorneys practicing in the areas of real property, probate, and trust law. Our upcoming CLE Programs are found here. Recent CLE Programs are found here. Register or download in a couple of clicks.

Find Out More


Much of the great work which is done by the RPPTL Section is handled at the committee level.  The key to the Section’s effectiveness is its thriving committee system. The Section’s over 11,000 members have the opportunity to participate in more than 55 active committees led by knowledgeable and engaged...

Find Out More


This is a special invitation for you to become a member of The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar.

Find Out More

Don’t miss the chance to reach hundreds of Florida attorneys for your business!

Find Out More


Find Out More


Links to Legal Resources: 

Find Out More
  • CLE
  • Committees
  • Members
  • Sponsors
  • Videos
  • Resources


New Decision: Foreclosures of Trusts (CDC Builders v. Biltmore-Sevilla Debt. Inv.)

This reports on last Wednesday’s decision reversing a summary judgment and addressing whether through intermediaries an owner can purchase a mortgage encumbering its property with the intent of foreclosing and extinguishing junior liens. CDC Builders v. Biltmore-Sevilla Debt Investors, LLC, 3rd DCA Case No. 3D13-603 (Fla 3rd DCA, September 17, 2014).

As the issue may foreshadow, the facts are somewhat comple


New Decision: Venue/Complex Construction (Love's Window & Door Installation, Inc. v. Acousti Engineering Co.)

The choice of venue in complex construction litigation was at issue in the Fifth District Court of Appeals decision of Friday in Love’s Window & Door Installation, Inc. v. Acousti Engineering Co. ___ So. 3d ____, 39 Florida Law Weekly D 1963 (Fla. 5th DCA, September 12, 2014.)

To paraphrase Dickens, it was a simpler time… when the litigation began, but while there was consideration of two count



Board Certification Application

Have you considered getting Board Certified in Construction, Real Property, or Probate & Trust Law?  Apply by Oct. 31st to take the May 14 - 15, 2015 Examinations.  More>

Fellows Application
Download a Fellows Application The Fellowship Program seeks to attract and to retain young lawyers to The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section (RPPTL) of The Florida Bar. The Fellowship Program allows the chosen Fellows to be actively involved in the Section’s work, receive leadership training, and work closely with leading attorneys in their practice area. A prima...

Next Meeting

November 13-16, 2014
Naples Grande Resort
Naples, Florida
Room Rate: $179/night - SOLD OUT
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.

The Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street twitter Tallahassee, Florida twitter 32399-2300

twitter facebook