Monthly Archives: October 2011

Order of Juvenile Detention Did Not Violate Florida Law

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA:  Trial Court Order of Juvenile Detention Pending Placement in Residential Program Did Not Violate Florida Law V.P. v. State Case No. 4D11-3001 The trial court adjudicated V.P. delinquent on a first-degree petit theft count, and revoked V.P.’s probation for counts of battery, second-degree petit theft, and grand theft. Pending placement in a… Read More »

Insureds’ Entitlement to Attorney’s Fees Resolved – Win at the Fourth District Court of Appeal

By Robin Bresky |

Rahabi v. FIGA Case No. 4D10-846* The issue on appeal was whether our clients were entitled to an award of attorney’s fees because FIGA affirmatively denied our clients’ claim under the insurance policy prior to paying the appraisal award. Our clients’ roof was damaged by Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Our clients sought coverage under… Read More »

Tuition Tales on Trial

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA:  Trial Court Erred in Holding Mother in Contempt Without Finding of Ability to Comply With Order Harris v. Hampton Case No. 4D11-966 The Fourth District Court of Appeal wrote to address an appeal of a non-final order of contempt entered after a final order in a post-dissolution of marriage case. The trial… Read More »

Reversal Where Trial Court Did Not Properly Enforce Previous Fourth District Court of Appeal Mandate

By Robin Bresky |

Shinitzky v. Shinitzky Case No. 4D10-137 We represented a former husband whose marriage was dissolved by a final judgment in 2007. The final judgment ordered the former wife to pay our client half “of the value” of certain investment accounts held by the parties. The former wife appealed. The trial court denied the former… Read More »