High Profile Cases in the Supreme Court of Florida

Below you will find the most-used feature of the Public Information collection, our high-profile cases and other high-profile matters. The navigation bar on the left gives you access to other pages in the Public Information collection. Archived High-Profile Cases also are on-line.

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Editorial on the Penalty Phase of Jodi Arias

There is a cacophony of voices sounding off on the news network today spouting judgment on Jodi Arias. In my view, it is a spout that needs to be turned off. Jodi Arias was found guilty by a jury of her peers and the additional phases have little to do with salacious tone of the trial and all to do with how we feel as a society about penalty.

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Florida to begin using non-judges to hear foreclosure cases

The Florida Supreme Court issued an order today requiring the state’s circuit courts to hire magistrates to hear foreclosure cases in an effort to clear a docket-clogging backlog numbering in the hundreds of thousands.

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IRA money can be used to fund an investment home

Under Section 408 of the Internal Revenue Code, someone can invest in real estate funds set aside in a tax-sheltered IRA or other simplified employee pension, providing they don’t benefit directly. To do that, a limited liability company is created. Once the money is held in an LLC, a person may invest at their discretion.

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HUD to sell 20,000 distressed loans to investors

This summer, HUD will sell approximately 20,000 distressed loans through its expanded Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP

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