Mental Capacity: An Easy Challenge Or A Tough Road?


  • May 15, 2019
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  • /   Family & Marital Law,Private Wealth Services,Articles
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As the population in Florida continues to age, litigation stemming from allegations related to lack of capacity is on the rise. Family members or other beneficiaries looking to challenge legal documents often gravitate towards this cause of action. This could encompass

Getting a Seat at the Table


  • May 14, 2019
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"I wish I could get a seat at the table” is a phrase that I often hear from many IT managers, directors and CIOs. They often wish that the management team would take their technology ideas more seriously or that they had more of role in the business. Ok...so how can you get

State cuts $500K for bear-resistant trash cans: Will it halt progress in curbing conflicts between humans and bears?


  • May 14, 2019
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  • /   Real Estate,Media Coverage
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A program to help local communities reduce run-ins between people and bears failed to make it into next year’s state budget, disappointing wildlife advocates.

Lowndes Hires New Land Use, Zoning & Environmental Attorney, McGregor Love


  • May 13, 2019
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  • /   Land Use,Zoning & Environmental,Press Releases
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Lowndes welcomes attorney McGregor Love to the Orlando office, in the firm’s Land Use, Zoning & Environmental Group, effective May 13.

Florida Law Firm Provides Guidance for Cannabis Companies to Navigate Regulatory Complexities


  • May 9, 2019
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  • /   Cannabis & Controlled Substances,Media Coverage
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Tara L. Tedrow believes that Florida can be a good model for emerging marijuana markets. One of the reasons is that the robust regulatory standards in place have helped minimize many of the mistakes other states made in failing to regulate more on the front end.

Labor and Employment Law Committee Major Seminar


  • May 7, 2019
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  • /   Labor & Employment Law,Cannabis & Controlled Substances,Events and Presentations
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Registration/Lunch: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Program: 1:00pm – 4:00pm Rachel Gebaide, Chair of the Labor & Employment Law

Global Medical REIT Closes $94M Deal for Rehab Facilities


  • May 2, 2019
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  • /   Real Estate,Media Coverage
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Law360 (April 18, 2019, 4:00 PM EDT) — Global Medical REIT completed its $94 million purchase of four inpatient rehabilitation facilities from CNL Healthcare Properties affiliates that are expected to yield about $6.9 million in annual rent, according to a news release on Th

2019 Chambers USA Recognizes Lowndes As “One Of The State’s Leading Law Firms” Once Again


  • May 2, 2019
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  • /   Real Estate,Land Use,Zoning & Environmental,Press Releases
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Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America’s leading lawyers for business, has once again recognized several firm practice areas and individual lawyers with top rankings. The following attorneys

Risky business: Marijuana dispensaries present high risk, high reward for landlords, panelists say


  • April 22, 2019
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  • /   Media Coverage,Cannabis & Controlled Substances
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Landlords who rake in rents from medical marijuana dispensaries may put their commercial bank accounts and title insurance at risk, according to cannabis real estate experts. Meanwhile, cannabis retailers are baking early termination clauses into leases in the event

Marijuana Flower in FL: The Smoke & Mirrors


  • April 19, 2019
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  • /   Articles,Cannabis & Controlled Substances
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The battle over whether medical marijuana can be smoked by qualified patients came to an end on March 18th, 2019, when Governor DeSantis signed SB 182 into law. Effective immediately, these regulations add marijuana flower to the list of available products for patients