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Fear that former partner will turn violent isn't enough for 'dating violence' injunction, appeals court says

By Karen Kidd | May 16, 2019

In Florida, it is not enough to be afraid that a former dating partner will be violent before a so-called "dating violence" restraining order may be granted, Florida's First District Court of Appea said in a recent opinion.

Appeals court rules Chamber of Commerce is charitable organization exempt from property taxes

By Kyla Asbury | May 6, 2019

The Florida First District Court of Appeal ruled May 2 that the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is exempt from paying property taxes because it is a charitable organization.

Pensacola attorney suspended for allegedly mishandling criminal appeal

By Karen Kidd | May 2, 2019

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Pensacola attorney Eugene Keith Polk has been has been suspended following a March 28 Florida Supreme Court order over allegations arising from a criminal appeal, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

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