Perry Law Firm Civil Litigation

Florida’s Offer of Judgments and Demand for Judgments

Florida Statute § 768.79 states that in any civil action for damages a defendant may file an offer of judgment. If the plaintiff accepts, the parties have most likely reached their resolution. If the plaintiff does not accept within 30 days of the offer, the defendant shall be entitled to recover reasonable costs and fees […]


Foreign Judgements

If you obtain a judgment in any state other than Florida or in federal court, that judgment can entitle you to certain rights in Florida, provided the proper steps are followed. First, a certified copy of the foreign judgment shall be filed with the Clerk of Court and eventually recorded. Second, accompanying the foreign judgment […]