Home Co-Ownership - You May Need An Attorney!
Mon, May 06, 2013
When it comes to owning a home, co-ownership is certainly not uncommon. Even if one were to ignore co-ownership between a husband and wife, there are times when multiple siblings inherit a home from a deceased parent, or scenarios under which ... Read More
Nuts and Bolts of Residential Mortgage Foreclosures
Mon, Apr 08, 2013
1. WHAT ARE MORTGAGES AND PROMISSORY NOTES a. Mortgage - a document that places a lien on real property to secure the payment of a loan reflected in a promissory note; b. Promissory note - document reflecting the amount a borr... Read More
“Alimony, Alimony payin’ your bills”…or maybe not
Mon, Apr 01, 2013
The Florida Legislature probably didn’t have Led Zepplin’s 1969 song “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman)” in mind when similar bills recently advanced in both the House and Senate which would eliminate permanent al... Read More
Probate, It Doesn’t Have to be Problematic
Tue, Mar 26, 2013
If you ask most individuals to describe the function of a will, chances are the majority will be able to at least state that it is a document used to transfer property upon one’s passing. Ask those same individuals to describe “probate&r... Read More
"Can the cops search my mobile device without a warrant?"
Tue, Mar 19, 2013
One of the cornerstones of our legal protections in our society, the right to be free from search and seizure by the government unless and until the issuance of a search warrant by the court upon a finding of probable cause, may soon have applicatio... Read More
Have your contract and your tort!
Fri, Mar 15, 2013
You may have heard change is in the air for 2013, and apparently the Florida Supreme Court got the message. Recently our Florida Supreme Court made a major change in what type of claims may be made in contract dispute cases by ruling that the econom... Read More
Paul Rice Attends Two Day Marital and Family Law Seminar
Fri, Feb 08, 2013
Paul Rice, senior partner with the Rice & Rose Law Firm, attended the annual Marital and Family Law Review Course on January 25 and 26, 2013, which was presented by the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Florida Chapter of the America... Read More