FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, August 8, 2018 – Massey Law Group, P.A. (MLG), a law firm specializing in real property, business law and commercial litigation, today announced the opening of its new Broward County law office in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. MLG also welcomes Jonathan “JB” Lewis as the managing partner of the Broward County law office.
The Third District Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Rahimi v. Global Discoveries, Ltd., Case No. 3D16-2756, (August 1, 2018) is a significant development worth noting by banking institutions in Florida, surplus recovery firms and attorneys whose practices involve tax deed sales.
On March 21, 2018, Governor Scott approved House Bill 1361. The amendments substantially impact the manner in which surplus funds arising from judicial sales of real and personal property are handled and the time frame for claiming the funds.
In recent years, the focus on gender equality in the workplace has increased. The awareness is taking place across governments and industries globally, and the issue has been brought to the forefront through movements, studies, and conversations about gender gaps in the labor force. This includes the legal profession, and now, the conversation is impacted […]
On April 9, 2018, Governor Scott signed House Bill 1383 into law, amending Florida’s tax deed sale statutes. The most substantial implication for lienholders is the establishment of a new deadline for claiming an interest in surplus proceeds from tax deed sales.
New tax deed sale legislation is on the horizon with substantial implications for lienholders. House Bill 1383 was ordered enrolled on March 9, 2018, after unanimously passing both the House and Senate. HB 1383 proposes amendments to § 197.582, Fla. Stat., that will have the effect of barring claims to surplus tax deed sale funds if certain procedures are not followed.