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Lewis F. Collins Jr.
July 08, 2015 PublicationBut At Least You Can Recover Your Costs, Right? A Practitioner's Guide to Appellate Costs in Florida — the Good, the Bad, and the Money

Even though the former husband obtained a credit of $1.2 million for post-judgment alimony as a result of his appeal, the appellate court found that, in the grand scheme of the case, the issue was relatively insignificant. As explained by the court, he was “merely given a credit” for amounts already paid and his obligations under the final judgment were not reduced.

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January 04, 2012 PublicationThe Stay of Judgments and Proceedings in Florida State Courts

This column is submitted on behalf of the Appellate Practice Section, Matthew J. Conigliaro, chair; Kristin A. Norse, editor, and Chris McAdams, Brandon Christian, and Bretton C. Albrecht, assistant editors.

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November 01, 2011 PublicationIf at First You Don't Succeed, Should You Try Again?

This column is submitted on behalf of the Appellate Practice Section, Matthew J. Conigliaro, chair; Kristin A. Norse, editor, and Chris McAdams, Brandon Christian, and Bretton C. Albrecht, assistant editors.

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July 01, 2005 PublicationFlorida's "Valued Policy" Law - The Eye of the Storm

Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne have once again brought Florida insurance law under the microscope. In the midst of this examination is Florida's valued policy law. For most insureds and their attorneys, there is an expectation that insurance will be available to return the insured's property to its pre-storm condition. Unfortunately, even for professionals, there are common misconceptions about the interplay of contract and law in this area. One such common misconception is the proper application of Florida's valued policy law.

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