School’s Out, Summer’s Here - It’s a Good Time to Review your Summer Time-Sharing Schedule


  • May 25, 2021
  • /   Derren Ciaglia
  • /   Articles,Family & Marital Law
family playing in field
With the school year coming to an end and the beginning of summer here, it’s a good time to pull out your parenting plan and review your summer time-sharing agreement.

Florida’s Elective Share: Just What the Disinherited Spouse Needed


  • May 25, 2021
  • /   Melody Lynch & Michael Piccolo
  • /   Articles,Family & Marital Law,Private Wealth Services
100 dollar bills
It happens more often than you think. A surviving spouse is unknowingly excised from their predeceased spouse’s last will and testament, to ostensibly be left with nothing.

Gray Divorce: What to Consider When You’re Divorcing Later in Life


  • May 24, 2021
  • /   Crystal Espinosa Buit
  • /   Articles,Family & Marital Law
fork in the road
By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard that Bill and Melinda Gates have chosen to end their 27-year marriage, joining the increasing number of long-married couples opting to divorce.

Do Change of Control Transactions Constitute an Assignment by Operation of Law? [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]


  • May 20, 2021
  • /   Laura Walda & Samantha Duran
  • /   Commercial Leasing,Blogs,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers,Lowndes Leasing Blog
commercial real estate plaza
Attorneys Laura Walda and Samantha Duran discuss what a lease needs to include if a landlord wants to restrict change of control.

Samantha Duran Appointed to Board of Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center


  • May 18, 2021
  • /   
  • /   Press Releases,News
man reading newspaper
Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Samantha Duran has been appointed to the board of Young Professionals for Orlando Science Center.

President Biden’s Cybersecurity Order Takes Security Seriously


  • May 18, 2021
  • /   Drew Sorrell
  • /   Cybersecurity & eDiscovery,Technology,Articles
cybersecurity graphic
On May 12, President Biden issued Executive Order 14028 focused on improving the nation’s cybersecurity posture. The order follows the recent cyberattack on one of the nation’s largest pipelines

Pandemic Leads Families to Care for Loved Ones at Home [Gray Area of the Law]


  • May 17, 2021
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Gray Area of the Law,Blogs,Senior Housing,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
elderly woman reading
Attorney Shawn Rader discusses possible considerations for assisted living facilities as more families choose to keep their loved ones at home.

Florida Must Now Take Responsibility for Water Management: The Supreme Court Finds Florida at Fault in the Collapse of Florida’s Oyster Industry


  • May 17, 2021
  • /   Richard Dellinger
  • /   Articles,Litigation & Trial Practice,Environmental Law
florida waterway
For decades, Florida blamed declining oyster harvests on the State of Georgia. And, for decades, Florida’s elected officials convinced the public they were not at fault. These theories were rejected, in total, by the United States Supreme Court, this month.

Community Connections: Ronny Edwards Discusses How City of Life Foundation Helps Foster Kids on Their Journey to Adulthood


  • May 17, 2021
  • /   
  • /   News
kids looking at sunset
Ronny Edwards, a shareholder and litigation attorney at Lowndes, currently serves on the City of Life Foundation Board of Directors.

Avoiding Ransomware Attacks is Not a Pipe Dream: Actionable Steps to Avoid Becoming the Next Victim


  • May 14, 2021
  • /   Drew Sorrell, Michael Piccolo, Ferran Arimon & Brian Lawrence
  • /   Articles,Technology,Cybersecurity & eDiscovery
mysterious hacker on laptop
Recently, the largest gasoline pipeline in the United States fell victim to a ransomware attack that caused the pipeline to go offline for several days. In addition to causing gas shortages across the Southeastern United States