Bresky Law Serves as Expert Attorney’s Fee Witness for Homeowners Who Prevailed in Appeal Against HOA

September 20, 2017 Appellate attorney Jonathan Mann of Bresky Law recently served as an expert attorney’s fee witness on behalf of homeowners who prevailed in an appeal brought by their homeowner’s association (“HOA”). The homeowners prevailed at the county court level after a particularly long and drawn-out legal dispute regarding assessments. The homeowners also obtained a...
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Bresky Law Successfully Defends Motion for Appellate Attorney’s Fees Based on Failure to Apportion Settlement Offer

Bresky Law Successfully Defends Motion for Appellate Attorney’s Fees Based on Failure to Apportion Settlement Offer Bresky Law recently successfully defended against a motion for appellate attorney’s fees based on opposing counsel’s failure to apportion a settlement offer. The case concerned the Defendant’s failure to pay for professional services rendered by her attorney in a...
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Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Procedure for Seeking Attorney’s Fees for Original Proceedings

Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Procedure for Seeking Attorney’s Fees for Original Proceedings There has been some confusion about when and how a party must seek prevailing-party attorney’s fees for an original proceeding in an appellate court under Rule 9.100, including petitions for writs of certiorari, mandamus, prohibition, habeas corpus, quo warranto, and “all writs.” Until...
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Alter Egos No More! Bresky Law Assists with Unique California Appeal

Alter Egos No More! Bresky Law Assists with Unique California Appeal Bresky Law was retained in 2013 to assist two California attorneys with an appeal in Los Angeles. We researched and drafted portions of the briefs and assisted in editing and polishing the drafts into cohesive products, which were reviewed, finalized, signed, and filed by...
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Firm Obtains Reversal of Temporary Attorney’s Fees Award in Modification of Alimony Proceedings

Bresky Law Obtains Reversal of Temporary Attorney’s Fees Award in Modification of Alimony Proceedings Giorlando v. Giorlando, 4D12-1220 Bresky Law recently won reversal of a trial court’s award of temporary attorney’s fees and costs in a petition for modification of alimony. The parties’ marriage was previously dissolved and a marital settlement agreement (“MSA”) was incorporated in...
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Undue Influence Argument Is Undone

Bresky Law recently won an affirmance of a final judgment in our client’s favor in an appeal involving a trust amendment. Our client’s remaining living sister brought a lawsuit against our client contesting the trust amendment their deceased sister had executed in favor of our client. Our client’s remaining living sister argued that our...
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No Time but the Present: Bresky Law Wins Motion for Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Attorney’s Fees Based upon Future Ability to Pay

Bresky Law recently won a motion for rehearing of an order of contempt that held our client in contempt for failure to pay an award of temporary attorney’s fees. We are in the process of appealing the underlying order requiring our client to pay fees to opposing counsel. The parties were divorced in 2005...
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