The First District Court of Appeals published a written opinion dealing with Stalking on October 31, 2018. The Appellate court reversed Duval County Judge Senterfitts’ ruling granting a petition for stalking injunction, finding that it was not supported by competent, substantial evidence. If you are interested in knowing more about Florida’s stalking laws and the facts of this case, as well as how the First District formed their opinion and reversal, click on the following link for the full stated written opinion:
If you don’t know that the is a repeal of the alimony deduction effective December 31st, 2018, then read the following article that does a good job explaining the new tax law:
The First District Court of Appeals (DCA) of Florida issued a written opinion today on a case that involved a Final Judgment of Injunction for Protection Against Stalking. The case name is Terrance J. Pickett vs. Holly C. Copeland. The 1st DCA reversed the Final Judgment finding that there was no competent, substantial evidence to support the imposition of an Injunction For Protection Against Stalking. If you are interested on why they reversed the Judgment, you can read the full written opinion by clicking on the following link:
The First District Court of Appeals issued a written opinion recently on December 7th, 2017 that dealt with attorney fee reimbursement. The appeal involved a local Duval county Judge, Honorable John Guy. The First District Court of Appeals set forth the law in Florida on what a Judge is to determine in granting or denying a request for attorney fee’s in a family law matter. If interested in reading the entire written opinion then click on the following link:
The Fourth Judicial Circuit, which includes Duval, Clay and Nassau Counties, has revised their local and long distance time-sharing guidelines. You can download the attached document by clicking on the link below. This Administrative Order took effect on October 5, 2016.