Changes to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure Effective January 1, 2015

Spring 2015 By David Knapp Winston Churchill once said: “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”1  The Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure may not be perfect, but as part of the regular three-year rule cycle, a number of them will be changing effective January 1, 2015.2 The Florida...

A Moving Target: How to Seek Fees in Your Original Proceedings

Summer 2014 By Jared Michael Krukar, Esq. Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.400(b) establishes the procedure for seeking attorney fees on appeal. Many practitioners have long assumed that the rule similarly applies to original proceedings, there being no other rule clearly providing an alternative...