Tag Archives: appellate court

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Reversal of Order Basing Father’s Child Support Obligation on Abnormally High Income Year

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Reversal of Order Basing Father’s Child Support Obligation on Abnormally High Income Year Rudnick v. Harman, Case No. 4D13-1359 & 4D13-1364 (Fla. 4th DCA, January 28, 2015)* The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently obtained the reversal of a trial court order that erroneously based our client’s child… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Successfully Defends Motion for Appellate Attorney’s Fees Based on Failure to Apportion Settlement Offer

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Successfully Defends Motion for Appellate Attorney’s Fees Based on Failure to Apportion Settlement Offer The Law Offices of Robin Bresky 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… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Clarifies Procedure for Seeking Attorney’s Fees for Original Proceedings

By Robin Bresky |

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.”… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Successfully Obtains Leave to Add New Issues to Initial Brief on Appeal After Opposing Counsel Threatens Sanctions*

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Successfully Obtains Leave to Add New Issues to Initial Brief on Appeal After Opposing Counsel Threatens Sanctions* The Law Offices of Robin Bresky represented a former homeowner in the Fourth District Court of Appeal in an appeal from a final judgment of foreclosure. Our office filed an Initial Brief… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Disqualification of Judge in Guardianship Case

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Disqualification of Judge in Guardianship Case Fourth DCA Case 4D13-368 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently prevailed in an original proceeding, a petition for writ of prohibition, to prevent the trial judge from presiding over further proceedings in a guardianship case where our client is the spouse… Read More »

Jonathan Mann of Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Reversal in Fifth District Court of Appeal of Final Judgment Modifying Timesharing Entered After Judge Disqualified Himself

By Robin Bresky |

Jonathan Mann of Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Reversal in Fifth District Court of Appeal of Final Judgment Modifying Timesharing Entered After Judge Disqualified Himself Parnell v. Parnell, 5D12-785 Jonathan Mann of the Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently obtained reversal, in the Fifth District Court of Appeal, of a final judgment of… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Defeats Motion for Relinquishment of Jurisdiction

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Defeats Motion for Relinquishment of Jurisdiction In an appeal by a Former Husband who took his Former Wife’s jewelry and artwork, the Former Husband moved the Fourth District Court of Appeal to relinquish jurisdiction to the trial court. He argued that the trial judge should have an opportunity to… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Ruling Dispensing With Evidentiary Hearing And Awarding Client $660,611 Cash Distribution Following Appellate Win

By Robin Bresky |

Bell v. Bell, Case No. 4D10-5122 This was a divorce case with several contested issues regarding the parties’ assets. Our client, the former wife, appealed the final judgment of dissolution of marriage. The former husband cross-appealed. Our client’s main issues were (1) the trial court’s failure to award her half of the husband’s accounts… Read More »

Law Office of Robin Bresky Obtains Reversal Where The Trial Court Excluded Stocks As Marital Income, Failed To Identify Marital Property In Jamaica, and Abused Its Discretion In The Parenting Plan

By Robin Bresky |

Preudhomme v. Bailey Case No. 4D10-3262 Our firm challenged the trial court’s final judgment on behalf of a former wife claiming that the lower court erred in dividing the assets, calculating income of the husband, awarding an inadequate amount of alimony, calculating child support payable by the wife, and including overly restrictive parenting provisions…. Read More »

Entitlement to Attorney’s Fees in Probate Matter Resolved

By Robin Bresky |

The issue was whether our client was entitled to an award of attorney’s fees, under the settlement agreement between the parties and as a prevailing party, after the opposing party failed to honor certain provisions in their settlement agreement. After years of litigating a probate matter, our client and the opposing party entered into… Read More »