Escrow and Trust Catastrophes – How to Get Back Escrow or Trust Funds in the Event of a Meltdown

This article provides a quick primer on some options available for quick relief. In brief, Florida law empowers a court to enter a preliminary injunction to freeze escrowed/trust funds in their current account, and transfer them back to their origin or the Court Registry.… Read More Escrow and Trust Catastrophes – How to Get Back Escrow or Trust Funds in the Event of a Meltdown

A Primer on Local Discovery to Aid a Foreign Lawsuit Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782

United States federal statute 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 gives a U.S. federal court discretion to grant foreign litigants access to information in the U.S. that is unavailable otherwise. Section 1782 is not a conduit to circumvent the law in the foreign proceedings, nor a method to fish for information that is protected abroad. This note provides a primer on Section 1782.… Read More A Primer on Local Discovery to Aid a Foreign Lawsuit Under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782