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A Vocational Evaluation of Me? What and Why?

By: Jodi Furr Colton Simply put, the purpose of a vocational evaluation is to determine how much money a person could likely earn if he or she entered or returned to the workforce.  The amount a person could earn is directly related to how much alimony a court may award. Florida’s alimony statute, Fla. Stat. [...]

By | 2017-04-27T16:04:40+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Blog, Marital & Family Law|

Attorney George J. Taylor of Brinkley Morgan Honored at American Cancer Society’s 2017 Celebration Gala

George J. Taylor, a litigation and transactional attorney with the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, was recently honored at the American Cancer Society of Broward’s 2017 Celebration Gala on Sat., April 22 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale. The American Cancer Society is the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer [...]

By | 2017-04-27T10:22:52+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Press Release|

Family Law Attorney Kenneth A. Gordon to Speak at Family Law Conference in Fort Lauderdale

Attorney Kenneth A. Gordon, a partner with the South Florida-based law firm Brinkley Morgan, will serve as a speaker at the Lake County Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Family Law Conference on Fri., April 21 in Fort Lauderdale. The Lake County Bar Association provides professional support, education and networking opportunities to lawyers, judges and other legal [...]

By | 2017-04-13T08:38:43+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Press Release|

Florida’s Homestead Laws May Trump Your Estate Plan

By: Ronald L. Siegel Most Floridians are familiar with the tax benefits of Florida’s homestead laws.  If a Florida home is a person’s primary residence, he or she is entitled to a $50,000 exemption from most real estate taxes.  In addition, the “Save Our Homes” Rule limits the amount that the assessed value for tax [...]

By | 2017-04-06T09:17:26+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Blog, Estate Planning|

Real Estate Development 102: It’s a State of Emergency! What Happens to Your Building Permits and Development Orders?

By: Quentin Morgan In this blog post, Quentin Morgan, an attorney with Brinkley Morgan's local government law and relations practice, informs readers about how state emergency management laws affect building permits and development orders. Florida's State Emergency Management Act was created to reduce the vulnerability of the people and property of the state through [...]

By | 2017-03-29T10:00:19+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Blog, Local Government Law and Relations, Real Estate|

Trust Protectors: A Love Story

By: George J. Taylor This article will discuss the concept of a trust protector, whether the trust protector is a fiduciary, powers that may be granted to a trust protector, and finally, conclude by providing the reader with sound legal advice. The traditional trust has three elements: the settlor, the trustee, and the beneficiary.  In [...]

By | 2017-03-13T13:31:01+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Blog, Estate Planning|

Brinkley Morgan to Relocate Fort Lauderdale Office

Brinkley Morgan, a full-service South Florida law firm, will relocate its downtown Fort Lauderdale office to 100 SE Third Ave. The firm’s office in Boca Raton will remain at its current location. The new Fort Lauderdale offices will occupy the 23rd floor of the prestigious One Financial Plaza building, a 28-story landmark tower in Fort [...]

By | 2017-03-13T13:31:01+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Press Release|

Alimony – Will This Be the Year it is Overhauled?

By: Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter Alimony reform is back again.  Will it become law?  The current bill has terms that are substantially similar to the bill the Governor vetoed in 2016 because of the presumption of equal timesharing of children, but the current bill removes reference to any timesharing presumption.  There are similar versions in the [...]

By | 2017-03-13T13:31:01+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Blog, Marital & Family Law|

Brinkley Morgan Attorney Kenneth A. Gordon Named Head of Family Law Department

Brinkley Morgan, a full-service South Florida law firm, is pleased to announce that Kenneth A. Gordon has been appointed the head of the firm’s Family Law Department, effective January 1, 2017. As one of the largest marital and family law groups in the state, the department includes nine attorneys, four of whom are Florida Bar [...]

By | 2017-03-13T13:31:01+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Press Release|

Family Law Attorney Jodi Furr Colton Promoted to Partner at Brinkley Morgan

Jodi Furr Colton, a family law attorney at Brinkley Morgan, has recently been promoted to Partner at the full-service South Florida law firm. Previously an associate, she has been a member of Brinkley Morgan’s Marital and Family Law practice group since 2010.  “Brinkley Morgan is committed to providing our clients with exceptional service,” said Roberta [...]

By | 2017-03-13T13:31:01+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Press Release|