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For Closure In Foreclosure: Appellate Court Restores Lis Pendens Protections In Do-Ober Decision

February 07, 2017 — The tides have turned in Ober v. Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea as the Fourth District Court of Appeal recently reversed its decision and revived the full impact of Florida’s lis pendens statute. By withdrawing and replacing its August 24, 2016 ruling, the Ober court shifted

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Shareholder Miranda Fitzgerald With Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Participates In Florida Bar Environmental And Land Use Seminar

February 02, 2017 — Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Miranda “Randi” Fitzgerald and shareholder at the firm has moderated and participated in a panel discussion on plat issues and pitfalls presented at a seminar sponsored

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Four Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Attorneys Promoted To Shareholder In 2017

February 01, 2017 — Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted Jennifer R. Dixon, Ronald D. Edwards, Jr., Michael S. Provenzale and Stephen C. Thomas to the position of shareholder, effective February 1, 2017.

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6 Things To Know About Cyber Liability Insurance

January 26, 2017 — Are you covered? Here are 6 things to know about cyber liability insurance (also known as data breach insurance): Coverage is still evolving. Over 60 insurance companies – maybe more – offered such a policy; however, to date, policy forms have not been standardized

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Draft Rules From The Department Of Health Limit The Potential Number Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

January 19, 2017 — The Department of Health (“DOH”) has issued only seven medical marijuana dispensing organization licenses, and based on draft rules proposed this week, that number may not change.

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Homeowners' Associations Could Face Liability for Bear Attacks

June 23, 2016 — It is sometimes said that law is what separates humans from wild animals. While humans have been developing laws since the Code of Hammurabi, they have also been developing land, so much so that both commercial and residential projects

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Open Permits Can Open Up Issues for Property Owners

June 16, 2016 — Permits are often an overlooked component of real estate transactions. So-called “open” permits can cause headaches for owners who are selling or financing their property.

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Open Permits Can Cause Headaches For Property Owners

April 11, 2016 — Permits are often an overlooked component of real estate transactions. So-called “open” permits can cause headaches for owners who are selling or financing their property.

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Legal Issues Associated With Selling & Purchasing Failed Residential Subdivisions In Florida

March 18, 2016 — There are many ways to acquire a distressed residential subdivision for what may seem to be a bargain price. Whether an investor is buying the property at a foreclosure sale or purchasing a defaulted mortgage loan on the property

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