New Florida Law Voids Certain Non-Compete Agreements for Physicians

By Mark A. Levy, Esq. In this day and age, many types of employees and contractors are required to sign non-compete agreements, and such agreements are widely used in the medical field.  In Florida, these agreements are generally upheld as valid so long as they are reasonable in terms of time and geographic scope, [...]

By |2019-10-11T11:44:04-04:00October 11th, 2019|Blog, Business Law, Business Litigation|

The Narrowing of Florida’s Litigation Privilege

By Benjamin Sunshine, Esq. Florida’s litigation privilege provides parties and their attorneys legal immunity for communications made during the course of judicial proceedings unless the communication bears no relation to the proceedings.  Florida’s litigation privilege was initially developed to protect parties and their attorneys from liability for acts of defamation.[1]  Florida’s litigation privilege has [...]

By |2019-03-12T12:24:35-04:00March 12th, 2019|Blog, Business Litigation|

Vacation Rental Hosting in Florida

By Kyle M. Morgan, Esq. Popular vacation rental websites and Apps such as Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway, and FlipKey have changed the way people travel. More and more people around the country are choosing to rent privately owned homes as opposed to staying in hotels. The opportunity to rent your property to travelers on these [...]

By |2019-02-01T12:39:59-05:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, Real Estate|

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

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 |2018-03-01T13:06:14-05:00March 1st, 2018|Blog, Estate Planning, Taxation|

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 |2017-11-14T11:27:49-05:00November 13th, 2017|Blog, Local Government Law and Relations|

Brinkley Morgan Family Law Attorney Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter Featured on LNR Radio Program

Brinkley Morgan family law attorney Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter is featured on “Legal News & Review (LNR),” discussing the potential impacts of Senate Bill 590, the benefits of collaborative law, and bitcoins in divorce cases.  LNR is an award winning radio program hosted by Philip Bell and recognized by The Florida Bar. [...]

By |2017-06-16T13:55:20-04:00June 16th, 2017|Blog, Marital & Family Law|