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July 01, 2019

Florida Homestead Exemption - One Residence Per Family Unit

The Second District sheds light on the meaning of "family unit" for Florida homestead exemption and provides an exception to the idea of one family, one homestead. 

October 18, 2017

Choose Your Words Wisely

Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals delivers its opinion in Summitbridge Credit Investments III, LLC, v. Carlyle Beach, LLC, et al. The Court overturns the lower court's decision, giving effect to the word "and", thereby emphasizing the importance of word selection in loan documents and contracts alike.

April 25, 2016

Limited Liability of the Mortgagee under the Safe Harbor Provision, Section 720.3085(2)(c)

The Florida Third District Court of Appeals delivers its opinion in Catalina West Homeowners Assoc., Inc., and Old Cutler Lakes by the Bay Cmty. Assoc., Inc., v. Fed. Nat'l Mortg. Assoc., concerning the safe harbor provision that limits HOA fees for subsequent holders of the first mortgage.

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Disclaimer: These articles are not legal advice. They serve only as informational tools and should not be relied as such.

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