Perry Law Firm News

Congrats to Stetson!

Congratulations to Stetson University Law School for posting the highest passage rate on the Florida Bar’s February exam.  Below is an excerpt from the article that can be found by following this link: http://www.ocala.com/article/20140422/WIRE/140429922 MIAMI — Stetson University law school graduates had the highest passage rate on the Florida Bar’s February exam for prospective attorneys. […]

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Doral Housing Market on Fire! (repost)

Doral Housing Market on Fire! from Lexology.  Below is an excerpt from the full article (link to full text below): New Residential Construction Projects Underway in Doral, Florida The residential real estate market in South Florida has been on a steady rebound over the past several years, but to say that the market in the […]

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Rick Ross sues LMFAO

Rick Ross (and associates) have sued LMFAO (and associates) over their use of “Everyday I’m shufflin’” alleging its an unfair infringement of his “Everyday I’m hustlin’”. The case was filed in the Southern District of Florida on 12/31/2013.

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Liability for Other Golfers in Your Group

A New Jersey court recently issued an opinion “slicing” golfer liability, here is an excerpt from the article from TheLegalBlitz.com: We all have that one golfing buddy who can’t seem to hit a single straight shot and always requires a baker’s dozen worth of mulligans. But thanks to a recent ruling by a New Jersey […]

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Mark Perry Now Board Certified in Creditors’ Rights Law by the American Board of Certification

Mark Perry is now board certified in Creditor’s Rights Law by the American Board of Certification (ABC).  ABC celebrated its twentieth year of certifying lawyers in Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights.  ABC, the nation’s premier legal specialty certification organization, is sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, […]

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How will the IRS treat same sex couples?

The IRS has recently issued guidance on the treatment of same sex couples.  See Rev. Rul. 2013-17  http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rr-13-17.pdf.  Pursuant to Revenue Ruling 2013-17 the IRS, for federal tax purposes, will treat the terms “spouse,” “husband and wife,” “husband,” and “wife” to include an individual married to a person of the same sex, if the individuals are […]

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Loss-Share Agreements Coming Up

One of the FDIC’s pillars are loss-share agreements. Suppose Bank A fails. And, suppose Bank B wishes to acquire Bank A but is hesitant due to the uncertain exposure it could have. The FDIC assists by covering a portion of those losses. Bank B gains because it has reduced its risk. The FDIC gains because […]

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