Florida Bar Adds Mandatory Legal Professionalism Course

As a larger change to CLE requirements for attorneys (and likely impacting FRP as well), they have also added a mandatory free two hour legal professionalism course that is being produced by The Florida Bar. You can read the full article HERE. Main points: The order also adds a new requirement that Bar members complete a free “two-hour legal professionalism […]

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Mandatory Change to Notary Block Effective January 1, 2020 (Florida)

Effective January 1, 2020, you can now become a remote online notary public in Florida – you must be a current notary and take a 2 hour class in order to qualify… The class is $20 and the registration with the state is $10. Even if you don’t become a remote online notary, an important change is required for your regular notary […]

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PACER Fee Waiver Doubled – Takes effect January 1, 2020

News from United States Courts In separate action today, the Judicial Conference doubled the quarterly fee waiver for users of the Public Access to Court Electronic Records system (PACER) from $15 to $30. This will result in more than 75 percent of the system’s users paying no fee in a given quarter. PACER provides the public with instantaneous access to virtually […]

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Hillsborough, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco & Pinellas Counties offer Free Property Fraud Alert Service

(Updated 10/9/2018) Property Fraud Alert, is a free service that helps people protect their property from fraud by monitoring documents such as deeds and mortgages recorded within the county. Sign up, today! Protect Yourself with Property Fraud Alert – for FREE! Register to receive free alerts when a document such as a deed or mortgage is recorded with our office […]

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Fourth District Court of Appeal Administrative Order 2018-1: Agreed Extensions of Time

The Fourth District Court of Appeal advises all attorneys and parties that Administrative Order No. 2018-1 became effective today, May 1, 2018.  The Administrative Order withdraws Administrative Order No. 2016-1, and provides that an agreed notice of extension of time will be accepted for up to a total of 90 days for an initial or answer brief, and 15 days […]

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Florida 4th DCA Administrative Order 2018-1: Agreed Extensions of Time

The Fourth District Court of Appeal has issued Administrative Order No. 2018-1, which becomes effective May 1, 2018.  The Administrative Order withdraws Administrative Order No. 2016-1, and provides that an agreed notice of extension of time will be accepted for up to a total of 90 days for an initial or answer brief, and 15 days for a reply brief.  This […]

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Palm Beach County: Special Assessments Now Payable Online by Credit Card

Special Assessments Now Payable Online by Credit Card Palm Beach County property owners who have special assessments on their properties can now pay online with a credit card through the Clerk & Comptroller’s website. Special assessments help pay for public improvements in a community such as road paving, water mains and drainage. On the Clerk’s website, customers can also view […]

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Palm Beach County – Change of Procedure When Setting UMC & Special Set

Attached please find Local Rule 4, applicable in the 15th Judicial Circuit (Palm Beach County), which was amended on July 18, 2017. Local Rule 4 is now applicable to both county and circuit courts and for UMC and Special Set Hearings. It applies in all divisions of the courts in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit (Palm Beach County). Before setting a […]

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