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FIRM INITIATIVES The Collins Brown Barkett attorneys and staff actively participate in the Florida Dept. of Transportation “Adopt-A-Highway” program by maintaining a two-mile stretch of
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Guardian Advocacy

By Lisa Thompson Barnes Master Of Laws Real Property Development;Also Admitted In The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas Do you have a family member who was
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Alimony Outlook

For the last couple years, various lobbying groups have attempted to reform Florida’s alimony laws. While bills were previously proposed, and one was even passed
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Vacation Rentals

Many of our second home owner clients rent their properties out to offset carrying costs, and popular websites such as Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway have
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Service Animals

A service animal is defined as a dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with
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  • 10 Jun, 2022

Legal Ramifications of a Seller’s Disclosure

Sellers of residential property often ask whether they are required to disclose facts about the property which would scare off a buyer or which could decrease the value of the property. The Florida Supreme Court addressed this issue with a landmark ruling in the 1985 case Johnson v. Davis. The Court held that “where the…

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