Broward County – Florida

Embattled Florida Lawfirm faces another reversal in Federal Court

July 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

The news is not good for a prominent Florida law firm accused of bilking a Ward out of huge sums in a guardianship.  See our prior post at O Connell Verdict These landmark rulings may be the beginning of justice for victims around the state.   DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOURTH DISTRICT LINDA W. BOTTA, individually, BETHANY B. BOYD, individually, and NANCY D. COLACHICCO, individually, Appellants, v. CIKLIN, LUBITZ & O’CONNELL, a Partnership of Professional [- more...]

Florida: Another roadblock in the reform of guardianship

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Court Clerk Offices Face Layoffs, Furloughs Samantha Joseph, Daily Business Review August 13, 2015 Employees at South Florida state courts are dusting off their resumes as administrators grapple with layoffs, reduced hours and furloughs in the wake of multimillion-dollar budget cuts. Fifty-seven staffers in the Palm Beach clerk’s office are out of work after a round of cuts, 17 got pink slips from the Broward clerk’s office, and more than a dozen more quit in the last two months, [- more...]