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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Reversal and Remand on Rehearing in Emergency Temporary Guardianship Appeal

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Reversal and Remand on Rehearing in Emergency Temporary Guardianship Appeal Martinez v. Cramer, 4D13-405 In August of 2013, the Fourth District Court of Appeal (“Fourth DCA”) clarified a crucial point of guardianship law: the time at which the trial court must appoint counsel for an alleged incapacitated person… 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 »

No Time but the Present: Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Motion for Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Attorney’s Fees Based upon Future Ability to Pay

By Robin Bresky |

The Law Offices of Robin Bresky 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… Read More »