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Law Offices of Robin Bresky Prevails in Classifying Order as Final, Appealable Order

By Robin Bresky |

August 2019 District courts of appeal have jurisdiction to review final orders under Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 and certain nonfinal orders under Rule 9.130. Other kinds of nonfinal orders not listed in Rule 9.130 cannot be reviewed via an interlocutory appeal; they can be reviewed only within a plenary appeal from an… Read More »

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Attorney’s Fees and the Requirement of Expert Witness Testimony in Florida

By Robin Bresky |

July, 2019 A party to litigation in Florida is often entitled to recoup its reasonable attorney’s fees from the opposing party pursuant to a statute or a contract between the parties. Florida law requires in most cases that a party seeking its fees from the opposing party introduce the testimony of an expert witness… Read More »

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Bringing Up Baby: Estate Planning for Your Little Bundle of Joy

By Robin Bresky |

By Jennifer L. Fulton, Esquire It’s easy to think that estate planning is just for those with a little gray around the temple.  However, the birth of a little one is a very important time to talk about your estate plan.  And yes, grandparents can talk about it too. As parents, now is the… Read More »

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Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Affirmance of Final Judgment for Tenant Injured at Apartment Building*

By Robin Bresky |

Our firm recently obtained an affirmance of a final judgment rendered in favor of an injured tenant following a favorable verdict. The tenant plaintiff suffered injuries when he fell on the stairs outside of his apartment as the result of a loose handrail. The plaintiff sought damages from the landlord, who owned the apartment… Read More »

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Trial Court Grants Motion for Rehearing in Favor of Client Who Received Litigation Support from the Law Offices of Robin Bresky

By Robin Bresky |

Following the trial court’s dismissal of his Second Supplemental Petition to Permit Relocation with Minor Child in a paternity action, the Father retained the Law Offices of Robin Bresky to draft a Motion for Rehearing to be filed by trial counsel. Recently, the trial court granted the Motion for Rehearing, which effectively undid the dismissal… Read More »

Should Estate Plans be Updated for Those Who Relocate to Florida?

By Robin Bresky |

Has a friend, family member or colleague recently relocated to Florida or thinking of moving to the Sunshine State? They may have a will or a full estate plan that was prepared by an attorney in another state, or perhaps they haven’t yet taken the important step of planning their estate. Either way, a… Read More »

When to Hire an Appellate Attorney in a Florida Family Law Case

By Robin Bresky |
Apartment Building

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Affirmance of Final Judgment for Tenant Injured at Apartment Building*

By Robin Bresky |

Our firm recently obtained an affirmance of a final judgment rendered in favor of an injured tenant following a favorable verdict. The tenant plaintiff suffered injuries when he fell on the stairs outside of his apartment as the result of a loose handrail. The plaintiff sought damages from the landlord, who owned the apartment… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Dismissal of Appeal for Lack of Jurisdiction

By Robin Bresky |

April 8, 2019* The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently assisted a client in obtaining dismissal of an appeal of an order granting summary judgment on the opposing party’s counterclaims in a case arising from a failed real estate transaction. Our client entered into a contract for sale of a home. The buyer failed… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Assists Homeowner in Obtaining Adjustment of Valuation of Former Home for Tax Portability Purposes

By Robin Bresky |

March, 2019 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently assisted a homeowner in obtaining an adjustment of the valuation of his home from the Value Adjustment Board (“VAB”) for tax portability purposes. The homeowner and his wife sold their waterfront home in Palm Beach County and purchased a new home. They later submitted a… Read More »