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Avoid Creating Your Own Nightmare

By Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter, Esq. Understandably, you want to avoid the court system.  Understandably, you want to avoid attorneys and legal fees.  After all, you already went through this once and have a Final Judgement and that includes payment for child support and/or alimony.  You were able to reach an agreement with your former [...]

By |2018-04-23T15:20:04+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Blog, Marital & Family Law|

Family Law Attorney Kenneth A. Gordon Presented at the Broward County Bar Association’s 2018 Raising the Bar Seminar

Attorney Kenneth A. Gordon, a partner with the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, recently served as a speaker at the Broward County Bar Association’s (BCBA) 2018 Raising the Bar Seminar on Fri., April 13 at Bahia Mar Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The annual seminar is presented by the Family Law Section of [...]

By |2018-04-18T13:50:48+00:00April 18th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Welcomes Attorney Benjamin Sunshine

Brinkley Morgan is pleased to welcome attorney Benjamin Sunshine to the firm. Benjamin Sunshine has joined the firm's Business Litigation & Appellate Team, concentrating his practice in corporate disputes, business torts, creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and real property disputes. Mr. Sunshine is admitted to practice in Florida, Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Southern, [...]

By |2018-04-05T11:22:24+00:00March 5th, 2018|Press Release, Uncategorized|

Paul Newman’s Legacy – Estate and Business Planning Finally Meet

By: William T. Coleman Several years ago a client wanted to set up a private foundation and gift his 100% ownership in his corporation to a private foundation so that the profits generated were used for charitable purposes.  Unfortunately, Section 4943 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”) limited his ability to [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:06:14+00:00March 1st, 2018|Blog, Estate Planning, Taxation|

Brinkley Morgan Attorney Julia Wyda Receives Prestigious AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Julia Wyda, a family law attorney at the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, has received an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.  As Martindale-Hubbell’s highest certification mark, an AV Preeminent® rating indicates that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.  Only approximately 10% of attorneys [...]

By |2018-02-09T14:21:35+00:00February 9th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Partner William S. Kramer Appointed as Chairman of the Board for SOS Children’s Villages Florida

William S. Kramer, a partner at the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, was recently appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors for SOS Children’s Villages Florida. SOS Children's Villages Florida (SOS) is a foster care neighborhood in Coconut Creek, which provides up to 75 foster children with "A Place to Call Home." [...]

By |2018-01-26T15:05:44+00:00January 26th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Receives Numerous Recognitions in 2018 Edition of South Florida Legal Guide

Brinkley Morgan, a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Palm Beach, announced that the firm and seven of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of South Florida Legal Guide. While Brinkley Morgan was recognized as a “2018 Top Law Firm,” the firm’s managing partner, Roberta Stanley, [...]

By |2018-02-22T10:29:19+00:00January 12th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Attorney George J. Taylor Named Chair of Arc Broward’s Board of Directors

George J. Taylor, an attorney with the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors for Arc Broward, a non-profit human services organization dedicated to providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and other life challenges. “It’s an honor [...]

By |2017-11-13T13:58:10+00:00November 13th, 2017|Press Release|

Thinking About New Subsection 553.79(20), Florida Statutes, From The Local Authority’s Perspective

By: Donald J. Lunny Ch. 2017-149, Laws of Florida, became effective July 1, 2017 and seemingly relates to the subject of construction.  In Section 3 of the new legislation, which applies to property located outside a designated historic district, a prohibition and pre-emption from county and municipal development control was granted in favor of [...]

By |2017-11-14T11:27:49+00:00November 13th, 2017|Blog, Local Government Law and Relations|

“Savings Alimony” – Really?

By: David A. Riggs According to the Florida Supreme Court in a 2000 case called Mallard v. Mallard, alimony is not intended to provide for the accumulation of capital (i.e., savings) by the alimony recipient.  It is intended to provide current necessary support to the alimony recipient.  “Savings alimony”, as some courts have phrased [...]

By |2017-09-19T12:13:25+00:00September 19th, 2017|Blog, Marital & Family Law|