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The Florida Lawyers Blog Watch:

The following is an RSS driven aggregation of the 10 most recent blog posts by lawyers in the State of Florida (Read more about the process...). This is not an exclusive club! If you know of another blogging Florida lawyer, please send a note to Steve Matthews and he'll get them added to the mix!

  • New Cybersecurity Regulations Series (Part Two)

    December 14th, 2017

    Part two of this series continues exploring cybersecurity regulations and breach notification requirements. [Read Part One here]. The first installment of this post mentioned some of the cyber security regulations in New York, which has been noted as leading the pack in this area.1 Part two follows... [Link]
  • 2017 Charitable Gifts

    December 14th, 2017

    If the pending tax bills are reconciled by Congress and enacted into law, there is likely to be a substantial reduction in the number of  individuals that will itemize their deductions. For many taxpayers, this may mean they will no longer be deducting charitable contributions after 2017. Taxpayers... [Link]
  • CARDONA JURY OUT

    December 13th, 2017

    Judge De La O charged the jury Wednesday afternoon, and they were sent out to deliberate at 4:20 PM. As of 6:40 or so, as per @davidovalle305 the jury has asked to work tonight, which means Judge De La O is buying them dinner. David Ovalle thinks there will be a verdict tonight. Rumpole says tomo... [Link]
  • CARDONA CLOSINGS II

    December 13th, 2017

    UPDATE from MM: Yermish comes out for the defense....slower than a snail. He apologizes for his voice...he mentions he doesn't have three hours of voice...he introduces a PD appellate lawyer at the table...he mentions the Magna Carta (the Magna Carta???) and then tells the jury they have listened to... [Link]
  • Nebbia Holds: Part 4 of 4

    December 13th, 2017

    What Are Some Common Reasons To Approve Or Deny A Nebbia Hold In Florida? Nebbia Hold would stay in place if there is no proof of any legitimate sources of income. If a family or friend or a client cannot come up with financial records to prove that they have a legitimate source of income […] The... [Link]
  • CARDONA CLOSINGS TODAY

    December 13th, 2017

    Closing arguments are taking place as we write this in the Cardona case. First up: Reid Ruben for the state. Don't miss it. He's the best they have. Then the defense, and we're guessing rebuttal after lunch. Millenial Me will be sending us updates and we will post as we have time. Site Feed... [Link]
  • I Didn’t Do it! I Have An Alibi!

    December 13th, 2017

    You may find yourself arrested for a crime that occurred at a time you were somewhere else completely at the same time the crime was being committed!  There is a special procedure to handle this situation in Florida criminal courts and its important that those procedures are followed or it could re... [Link]
  • Roof Matching in Montana

    December 13th, 2017

    We received a request for a blog related to decisions on roof matching under homeowner’s policies of insurance. In 1997 the Insurance Commissioner’s Office of Montana took a position on roof matching under the contractual duty to make a policyholder “whole” again, and the query was whether M... [Link]
  • OY VEY

    December 13th, 2017

    Roy Moore's wife wants you to know she knows Jews. She likes Jews. Some of her best friends are Jews and they even have a .....(steady now) A JEW LAWYER (gasp!!!) In response the only thing that comes to mind is that we know Judges. Some of our friends are Judges. We have even had a drink with a ... [Link]
  • Hidalgo v Arizona SCOTUS Update: Is No News Good News?

    December 13th, 2017

    Updating our prior post on the case of Hidalgo v Arizona, where a petition to the Supreme Court of the United States has been filed on behalf of Arizona Death Row inmate Abel Hidalgo.  This is the case that some argue could result in a SCOTUS finding that capital punishment is unconstitutional. F... [Link]