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Florida Supreme Court grants donative intent in divorce case, upholding standard of evidence

Tricia Erickson May 9, 2017, 1:39pm

TALLAHASSEE — A property dispute in a marriage dissolution case raised questions about “donative intent” and interspousal gifts.

Law groups concerned about high court's departure from case law in ruling of marriage property dispute

Tricia Erickson Apr. 26, 2017, 1:56pm

TALLAHASSEE —The Florida Supreme Court recently issued an opinion that is waiting for final decision in a marriage dissolution property dispute case in which it ruled on the intent of action by the husband.

Florida Supreme Court determines properties in divorce dispute had interspousal gift intent

Tricia Erickson Apr. 19, 2017, 3:44pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court recently reinstated a trial court's ruling in a divorce case that properties in dispute were interspousal gifts after it ruled an appeal court applied improper standard of review.

Miami-based Akerman law firm achieves sixth year of gross-revenue gains

Tricia Erickson Mar. 20, 2017, 3:33pm

MIAMI — Akerman LLP reported record-high revenue for 2016 while adding more lawyers to its growing firm.

Florida group reports increase in special-interest spending

Tricia Erickson Feb. 15, 2017, 11:31am

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A report by the Florida Access to Justice Project reveals the increase in special-interest spending in higher-court races and makes recommendations to ensure residents a fair justice system.