Ins and Outs of Bankruptcy

  Whether you are an individual who has become overwhelmed with personal debt, or a business owner unable to surpass the financial challenges imposed by the recession, filing for bankruptcy may be an option for you. However, filing for bankruptcy can be a daunting process that nearly always requires professional legal assistance to achieve the … Read more

Personal Injury Lawsuits

We all hope to avoid being involved with accidents, however, as playwright George Bernard Shaw wisely said, “the unexpected always happens”. Even in the best of circumstances, for instance, a friend is injured in your home and you don’t anticipate a lawsuit, it is always advisable to obtain the opinion of a qualified attorney who … Read more

Legal Malpractice

From financial consequences to a ruined professional reputation, legal malpractice suits always have serious ramifications. What can engender a legal malpractice suit? Sometimes simply a missed deadline – highlighting the importance of a solid calendaring system as well a means to easily keep track of local rules; this is where a product such as SmartRules.com … Read more

Electronic Discovery Rules Simplified

In 2006, the United States Supreme Court amended the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to reflect a pivotal change in discovery:  a classification for electronic records. While initially propelled from the rise of instant messages and word processed documents, today’s realm of “E-Discovery” is a world unto itself where nearly everything and anything not only … Read more

Motion to Dismiss in Florida Circuit Court – At A Glance

Courts frequently change rules and requirements, sometimes without warning. Rely on SmartRules and our extensive network of court resources to keep you constantly informed of the latest rules and requirements. Note: Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended since this article was written. For up-to-date information always use SmartRules Guides. Florida Circuit Court Motion to … Read more