Tag Archives: trial court

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 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 »

Fourth DCA: Ruling Designating Keys Father Primary Residential Parent When Child Begins School Does Not Constitute Improper Prospective Relocation Order

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA: Ruling Designating Keys Father Primary Residential Parent When Child Begins School Does Not Constitute Improper Prospective Relocation Order Krift v. Obenour, Case No. 4D13-1151 (Fla. 4th DCA, November 5, 2014) The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently obtained a decision in our client’s favor in the Fourth DCA in a case regarding… 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 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 »

Fourth DCA: Florida Courts Lack Jurisdiction to Order Debtor to Turn Over Property Located Outside of Florida to Satisfy Judgment Debt

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA: Florida Courts Lack Jurisdiction to Order Debtor to Turn Over Property Located Outside of Florida to Satisfy Judgment Debt Harry Sargeant III, Mustafa Abu-Naba’a, and International Oil Trading Co., LLC v. Mohammed Anwar Fari Al-Saleh, Case No. 4D13-1447 The Fourth District Court of Appeal (“Fourth DCA”) recently decided an important case regarding… Read More »

Alter Egos No More! Law Offices of Robin Bresky Assists with Unique California Appeal

By Robin Bresky |

Alter Egos No More! Law Offices of Robin Bresky Assists with Unique California Appeal The Law Offices of Robin Bresky 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,… Read More »

Fourth DCA: Contempt Unavailable to Force Payment of Mortgage on Marital Home by Spouse Who Received Home in Dissolution of Marriage Proceeding

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA: Contempt Unavailable to Force Payment of Mortgage on Marital Home by Spouse Who Received Home in Dissolution of Marriage Proceeding A common problem we have seen spouses encounter following divorce involves responsibility for the mortgage on the marital home. Family courts often award one spouse the marital home in equitable distribution. However,… Read More »