News & Insights

News & Insights

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

May 17, 2021 — Attorney Shawn Rader discusses possible considerations for assisted living facilities as more families choose to keep their loved ones at home.

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

May 14, 2021 — 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

In Memoriam: William E. "Bill" Doster

May 14, 2021 — We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and name partner, William E. “Bill” Doster, who passed away May 12, 2021.

Cheers to SB148: Alcohol-to-Go Made Permanent in Florida

May 13, 2021 — Want a margarita with your Mexican dinner to-go? Then you’re in luck. What started out as a COVID-era ease on businesses was signed into law today.

Rebecca Wilson Honored with Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Community Leader Award

May 06, 2021 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that land use attorney Rebecca “Becky” Wilson has been presented with the Community Leader Award by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce in recognition of her leadership and commitment to the betterment and well-being of the Winter Park

2021 Property Tax Valuations Being Determined [Gray Area of the Law]

May 05, 2021 — Shareholder Brendan Lynch discusses what to expect as property appraisers begin to determine 2021 valuations for properties in Florida, and what that could mean for property owners.

COVID’s Lasting Impacts on Commercial Lease Negotiations [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

May 05, 2021 — Shareholder Shawn Rader discusses the lasting impacts that COVID-19 is expected to have on commercial lease negotiations.

Florida Supreme Court Rules “Concrete Steps” Not Required to Restore Parent Timesharing Rights

May 03, 2021 — Last week, the Florida Supreme Court in C.N. v. I.G.C. (Case No. SC20-505), ruled on the issue of whether a court is required to give a parent “concrete steps” to restore lost timesharing and return to the pre-modification status quo. In an important decision

Florida’s Consumer Privacy Law Fails to Pass

May 03, 2021 — On Friday, Florida’s lawmakers were unsuccessful in enacting H.B. 969, a comprehensive consumer privacy law that would have imposed requirements relating to consumer personal information.

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