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Standard for Expert Opinions Uncertain in Light of the Supreme Court of Florida’s Recent Decision

By February 24, 2017

  Case The Florida Supreme Court has declined to follow the Florida Legislature’s decision around expert witness testimony requirements. On February 16, 2017, the Supreme Court of Florida declined to adopt the 2013 amendments to the Florida Evidence Code which replaced the Frye standard for expert witnesses with the Daubert …

Best Interests of . . . ? A Look into the Proposed Divorce Bill and Its Potential Impact on Family-Law Attorneys and Their Clients

By April 14, 2016

By Gina Villar Currently sitting on Governor Rick Scott’s desk is a bill which could drastically change the divorce laws in Florida. Bill 668, authored by Sen. Kelli Stargel and Sen. Tom Lee, primarily seeks to alter the way the courts determine both alimony and timesharing (which ultimately affects child …