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

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 … Read more

Mediation and Arbitration: Two paths for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (known as “ADR”) can be used to resolve conflicts without becoming involved in civil litigation. The continual increase in courthouse closings across the country is likely to push trial dates even farther out on the calendar as well, which may make using ADR to resolve disputes a more viable option. Depending on … 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