State v Neil, 457 So.2d 481 (Fla. 1984) is often cited as the landmark case in Florida for the procedure to be used in order to determine the basis for… read more →
Ted Babbitt, a past president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, has been writing articles for the Bulletin for over 22 years. Some of the articles that he has written are below.
Moakley v Smallwood, 27 F.L.W. S175 (Fla. Feb. 28, 2002) arose out of a hotly contested post-dissolution proceeding. There was protracted and acrimonious litigation that had previously resulted in an… read more →
Courts have strictly construed RCP 1.442 and its companion statute 768.79(7)(b), Fla. Stat. (1997) as to whether an offer of judgment triggers an award of attorney’s fees. The above cited… read more →