Three Key Guidelines to Help You Understand Your HOA Declaration of Covenants or Declaration of Condominium

It is also crucial to know the ground rules of how these covenants should be read, what to do with grey areas in the language, and how a court may lean if there is a question on covenant interpretation. This article provides those ground rules… Read More Three Key Guidelines to Help You Understand Your HOA Declaration of Covenants or Declaration of Condominium

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