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5 Common Errors Made in Alimony Cases

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Alimony is one of the most contentious issues litigated in family law courts today. Pursuant to Florida law, the amount and type of alimony is based on, but not limited to, the following factors:

The Current State of the Paragraph 22 Defense in Florida

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For years, homeowners defending mortgage foreclosure actions have raised what is commonly referred to as the paragraph 22 notice defense. They have asserted as an affirmative defense to mortgage foreclosure actions that their mortgage has certain very specific notice requirements that the lender must give prior to accelerating the amounts due under the mortgage. Homeowners and their defense attorneys previously argued that the lender must strictly comply with these requirements.

When To File A Notice Of Appeal

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Can you toll (extend) the time to file a notice of appeal by filing a motion for rehearing directed toward an order granting summary judgment? Many attorneys believe that the answer to this question is yes, as long as you file your motion for rehearing within 15 days.

Cases in the News that Affect Central Florida Residents

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DeWitt Law Review is live every Sunday at 10am on WDBO 96.5FM. This week’s topic: recent cases in the new cycle that might have an effect on Central Florida residents.

The Basics: Post Judgement Modification Actions

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Once the divorce has been finalized pursuant to a marital settlement agreement or ruling by the trial judge, and a final judgment is entered, the case is over. The issues have been resolved and the divorce is final.

Sherri Takes Questions from the Audience

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Am I Legally Married, What Are The Consequences If I Am Not?

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There are many factors that determine whether a couple is legally married. To protect the privacy of the client, some of the facts in the account below may not coincide with the facts of the actual case, but they serve to illustrate the legal principles and arguments involved.

Harmless Errors on Appeal: No Reasonable Possibility Test

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In November 2014, the Florida Supreme Court clarified the standard for determining whether an error committed at the trial court level in a civil case constitutes a harmless error. This is important because harmless errors do not result in a reversal of a trial court or jury decision. Only harmful errors can result in a reversal.

Law Review: Am I Legally Married, What Are The Consequences?

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DeWitt Law Review is live every Sunday at 10am on WDBO 96.5FM. This week’s topic: There are many factors that determine whether a couple is legally married.

The Divorce Process: Important Steps to Know when Filing

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Once the divorce petition is filed with the court, it must be served on opposing counsel. The party filing for divorce should be aware that many attorneys now monitor the new filings with the court and may send your spouse a solicitation letter prior to him or her being served.

DeWitt Law Legal Resources

bigstock-Answers-2453516 5 Common Errors Made in Alimony Cases

Alimony is one of the most contentious issues litigated in family law courts today. Pursuant to Florida law, the amount and type of alimony is based on, but not limited to, the following factors:

bigstock-Real-Estate-Lender-Home-Forecl-3098313 The Current State of the Paragraph 22 Defense in Florida

For years, homeowners defending mortgage foreclosure actions have raised what is commonly referred to as the paragraph 22 notice defense. They have asserted as an affirmative defense to mortgage foreclosure actions that their mortgage has certain very specific notice requirements that the lender must give prior to accelerating the amounts due under the mortgage. Homeowners and their defense attorneys previously argued that the lender must strictly comply with these requirements.

forweb When To File A Notice Of Appeal

Can you toll (extend) the time to file a notice of appeal by filing a motion for rehearing directed toward an order granting summary judgment? Many attorneys believe that the answer to this question is yes, as long as you file your motion for rehearing within 15 days.

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