Tag Archives: family law

Firm Obtains Writ Disqualifying Judge from Presiding over Family Law Case

By Robin Bresky |

Firm Obtains Writ Disqualifying Judge from Presiding over Family Law Case Ballard v. Campbell, 4D13-2098 The Father in a post-dissolution family-law dispute had twice filed motions asking the judge to disqualify herself because of the appearance of partiality. One motion was based on a letter where the judge disclosed that she had been personally… Read More »

Entitlement to Attorneys’ Fees Awarded Following Grant of Motion to Dismiss

By Robin Bresky |

Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.400(b) states: A motion for attorneys’ fees may be served not later than the time for service of the reply brief and shall state the grounds on which recovery is sought. The assessment of attorneys’ fees may be remanded to the lower tribunal. If attorney’s fees are assessed by… Read More »

The Record Deal: And We’re Not Talking Songs

By Robin Bresky |

Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.200 dictates what documents shall be included in the record on appeal.  In relevant part, the rule states: Except as otherwise designated by the parties, the record shall consist of the original documents, exhibits, and transcripts(s) of proceedings, if any, filed in the lower tribunal…. 9.200(a)(1), Fla. R. App…. Read More »