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 week, Bernhard Law Firm successfully obtained the dismissal of an appeal challenging the firm’s win in a dispute to void a $1.1 million refusal option in a Miami real estate contract. If you have questions about real estate disputes, financial disagreements, contract interpretation, and Florida appeals, please contact Bernhard Law Firm… Read More Bernhard Law Firm wins appeal on judgment to reform real estate contract
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
Bernhard Law Firm delivers food weekly to those in need throughout South Florida. For more information on ways to get involved, contact Bernhard Law Firm at http://www.bernhardlawfirm.com… Read More Bernhard Law Firm Delivers Food Weekly for Those in Need in South Florida
No other Court has ever stated that there is a “sole purpose” requirement or evidentiary burden to that effect for non-residents.… Read More Is There A Sole Purpose Requirement to the Non-Resident Witness Immunity Rule?
You just won a case, the window for rehearing has elapsed; you take a breath, and then receive a motion to vacate. What now? Check the timing, events after judgment, and grounds alleged to initially make sure the motion is not using improper grounds to vacate. After reading below, if you have more questions on… Read More Primer on Improper Grounds to Vacate a Judgment – the Unreasonable Motion to Vacate
Bernhard Law Firm celebrates that Super Lawyers Magazine has named Miami attorney Andrew Bernhard as a 2018 Rising Star. This is the third year in a row. No more than 2.5% of Miami attorneys are named to the Rising Stars list.… Read More Super Lawyers Magazine Names Andrew Bernhard to Top 2.5% for Third Year
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?