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Breaking News: Attorney for an Emergency Temporary Guardian Owes a Duty of Care to the Temporary Ward.

In Saadeh v. Connors, No. 4D13-4831 (Fla. 4th DCA June 24, 2015), the  Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed the entry of summary judgment in favor of the attorney for an emergency temporary guardian sued by the ward for professional negligence.

At the trial court level, the guardian’s attorney successfully argued that because there was no privity of contract between her and the ward, she owed no duty directly to the ward.

Giving credit to the Real Property Probate & T


New Decisions: Same Sex Marriage; Health Care; FHA

This contains hyperlinks to three decisions of the United States Supreme Court, one of this morning and two of yesterday, that are newsworthy now, and likely will have long term impacts which also is a likely understatement.

Yesterday’s decisions in King v. Burwell and Texas v. Inclusive Communities turn not on constitutional principles, b



34th Annual Attorney Trust Officer Liaison Conference
August 27-30, 2015 The Breakers, Palm Beach Summary: The 34th Annual Attorney Trust Officer Liaison Conference, slated for August 27th -30th  at the Breakers in Palm Beach offers more ACTEC and National Level Speakers than ever, and Must-Know Topics for Trust Officers and Trust Attorneys alike.   Here are a few of the highlights:Steve Akers, a Senior Fi...

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July 30, 2015 – August 1, 2015                
The Breakers
Palm Beach, Florida
Reservation (Use Link Below)
Room Rate: $218
Note: The group rate is no longer available for the nights of 7/30, 7/31 and 8/01.
Email  meeting.reservations@thebreakers.com to be added to a waitlist for this event.

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