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Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal rules in favor of City of Pompano Beach in land-lease dispute

Laura Halleman Jul. 31, 2017, 7:48pm

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has overturned a decision on a land-lease agreement between Nancy Beatty and the City of Pompano Beach, instead ruling in the city’s favor.

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt welcomes Versnik to team

Laura Halleman Mar. 27, 2017, 11:01pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Michael Versnik has joined the southwest-Florida firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt, P.A. as an attorney in the tort and insurance-litigation division.

Florida appeals court reverses stance on post-judgment inferior liens

Laura Halleman Feb. 15, 2017, 1:28pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A decision last month in Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal ruled that inferior liens are not nullified during a foreclosure until a certificate of sale is issued.

Immigration ban strands FSU student in Iran

Laura Halleman Feb. 9, 2017, 9:12pm

TALLAHASSEE — As Florida State University students go about their regular activities and attend classes, one Iranian student from the school has been barred from returning to the United States.

Steverson resigns as secretary of state's Department of Environmental Protection

Laura Halleman Jan. 30, 2017, 5:46pm

TALLAHASSEE — Jon Steverson has resigned from his position as secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection after two years.

Florida Supreme Court uses concurrent-cause doctrine to settle case

Laura Halleman Jan. 22, 2017, 4:48pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court recently used concurrent-cause doctrine, rather than the efficient proximate-cause doctrine, in determining the coverage of an all-risk property-insurance policy.