Tag Archives: Law Offices of Robin Bresky

Judicial Attire: Black Is the New Black – Florida Supreme Court Emphasizes Solemnity of Judicial Office

By Robin Bresky |

In Re: Amendments to The Florida Rules of Judicial Administration – New Rule 2.340, Case No. SC15-497 (Fla. Sept. 10, 2015) Have you ever wondered why judges and justices wear robes, especially black robes? The tradition of wearing judicial robes dates back to the judges of the King’s Bench in 15th century England. Some… Read More »

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 »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Helps Father Obtain Co-Guardianship of Developmentally Disabled Adult Daughter

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Helps Father Obtain Co-Guardianship of Developmentally Disabled Adult Daughter The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently assisted a father and his trial counsel in obtaining co-guardianship of the father’s developmentally disabled adult daughter over the objections of his ex-wife. Our client’s ex-wife, who is the girl’s mother, filed a… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Affirmance of Order Ruling that Obligation in Property Settlement Agreement Did Not Apply to Non-Probate Assets

By Robin Bresky |

Richard Weil, Robert F. Weil, & Nancy Nittolo vs. Kathleen K. Weil, etc. et al. Case No. 4D13-4277 (Fla. 4th DCA, November 26, 2014) The Law Offices of Robin Bresky, with appellate co-counsel and trial counsel Amy Beller, recently obtained a per curiam affirmance of a trial court order in our client’s favor in… Read More »

Motions for Recusal: Effective Tool for Litigants Faced With Judges They Perceive as Biased

By Robin Bresky |

Motions for Recusal: Effective Tool for Litigants Faced With Judges They Perceive as Biased In addition to handling appeals, the Law Offices of Robin Bresky frequently provides litigation support to attorneys and sometimes to pro se litigants (individuals who represent themselves without an attorney appearing on their behalf). Our firm recently assisted a pro… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Alimony

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Alimony The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently succeeded on a motion for rehearing of an order that had held our client in contempt for failure to pay alimony. The parties’ marriage was dissolved in 2009…. Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Reversal of Summary Judgment in Homeowner’s Dispute Over Condo Association’s Use of Chemical Pesticides**

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Reversal of Summary Judgment in Homeowner’s Dispute Over Condo Association’s Use of Chemical Pesticides Small v. Devon Condominium B Ass’n, Inc., 4D10-2302, 4D10-5243, 4D11-247, and 4D11-4110 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently won reversal of a trial court’s order granting summary judgment for a condominium association against a… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Affirmance of Final Summary Judgment Finding Condominium Purchaser Entitled to Benefit of Safe Harbor Statute

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Affirmance of Final Summary Judgment Finding Condominium Purchaser Entitled to Benefit of Safe Harbor Statute The Plaza Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., 5D12-4354 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently successfully defended an appeal by a condominium association of a final summary judgment finding… Read More »

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 »