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
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
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
This article briefly describes this process; the last steps to your award of prevailing party fees and costs. If you have any questions about determining reasonableness of attorney’s fees and costs… Read More HOW TO DETERMINE REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES AND COSTS IN FLORIDA
Attorney Andrew Bernhard of Bernhard Law Firm recently provided oral argument at the Third District Court of Appeal, Miami, Florida.… Read More Attorney Andrew Bernhard argues at the Third District Court of Appeal
Constitutional due process requires every trial court to provide every person with certain fairness and procedural safeguards throughout a court proceeding. Due process requires that a trial court shall not . . . [click to read]… Read More Florida Due Process Primer – What Basic Safeguards to Expect from Your Trial Court
When Friends, Family, and Colleagues Pass Away, Can I Claim in Their Estate?… Read More When Friends, Family, and Colleagues Pass Away, Can I Claim in Their Estate?
This week, Bernhard Law Firm and attorney Andrew Bernhard won their Florida appeal of a trial court’s order denying their request for confirmation of Brazilian clients’ service immunity while attending proceedings in Miami.… Read More Bernhard Law Firm Wins Appeal on Immunity for Brazilians at U.S. Proceedings
This week, Bernhard Law Firm was delivering food to the South Florida community’s high-risk, disabled, and elderly community through Meals on Wheels.… Read More Bernhard Law Firm delivers food to the community with Meals on Wheels
They may effect a waiver, a release, or an abandonment. So what’s the difference between these three concepts?… Read More Waiver, Release, and Abandonment – What’s the Difference in Florida Law?