Bernhard Law Firm Wins Dismissal of $1M Brazilian Guarantors from South Beach Commercial Leasing Lawsuit

Today, Bernhard Law Firm won dismissal of two Brazilian shareholders in a million $ dollar guaranty lawsuit for leasing of South Beach commercial space. (Florida Bar disclaimer: results may not be typical. You may not have as beneficial a result).… Read More Bernhard Law Firm Wins Dismissal of $1M Brazilian Guarantors from South Beach Commercial Leasing Lawsuit

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HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR LAW IN AN INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE – Six Steps to Determine Default Choice of Law Without Contractual Guidance

This article provides a primer on initial considerations in choice of law where there is no contractual provision predetermining the controlling law. This article uses the example of a foreign estate administration recouping Florida real estate owned by a Netherlands company.… Read More HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR LAW IN AN INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE – Six Steps to Determine Default Choice of Law Without Contractual Guidance

How Valuable Is an Attorney’s Word? – Attorney Statements in Court as Evidence

Under Florida law, an attorney’s statements, as an officer of the court, can be admissible evidence on personal factual matters and non-privileged communications, such as personal coordination of a witness’s travel and location. Fishman v. Liberty Assocs., Inc., 196 So. 2d 493, 496–97 (Fla. 3d DCA 1967)… Read More How Valuable Is an Attorney’s Word? – Attorney Statements in Court as Evidence