Monthly Archives: January 2016


Elective Share Rulings

Saturday, January 23, 2016 Elective Share Rulings Under Florida law, a surviving spouse can elect to receive 30% of the elective share estate of his or her deceased spouse, in lieu of receiving what was left to the surviving spouse under the decedent’s estate planning documents. This prevents a spouse from entirely cutting a surviving [...]

By | 2016-03-04T16:18:57+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

23 Car Crashes in 5 Years: Insurance Fraud?

23 Car Crashes in 5 Years: Insurance Fraud? By Ephrat Livni, Esq. on January 21, 2016 5:59 AM What would you do for $55 grand? Would you crash your car two dozen times? How about if it was a crime? A man in Utah claimed 23 car accidents in the last 5 years to collect [...]

By | 2016-03-04T16:18:57+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

January 2016 may almost be over.

January 2016 may almost be over. But the special ‪#‎LegalTech‬ edition of The Florida Bar Journal will be around forever! We've received so many compliments on the issue that Florida Bar Technology Committee Chair John Stewart said at the Winter Meeting last week he hopes this initial digital issue was just the first of many [...]

By | 2016-03-04T16:18:57+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments