Legal Updates

INSURANCE BENEFITS ASSIGNMENT A Florida appeals court has ruled in favor of insurance regulators to bar language proposed for new homeowners insurance policies.  The language, proposed by the industry, would have prohibited the assignment of benefits by the insured. IMMIGRATION DETENTION  A U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals panel has elected not to rule on a Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Issues of Interest

ATTORNEY RECIPROCITY The Florida Bar Board of Governors voted unanimously against a proposal to allow out-of-state attorney reciprocity. The proposal would have allowed non-Florida attorneys to become licensed within the State without having to take the state bar exam.  Currently, about forty states have a process allowing admission to the bar by motion, rather than Read more about Issues of Interest[…]