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Syprett Meshad Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists

Superlawyers Cason Jones Resnick 2013

Our attorneys Michael L. Resnick and Teresa D. Jones have been selected to the 2013 Super Lawyers list in Florida and Attorney Nancy E. Cason has been selected as a 2013 “Rising Star.” Syprett Meshad president Michael L. Resnick and partner Teresa D. Jones have been selected to the 2013 Super Lawyers list in Florida; .. read more

On July 17th, 2013, posted in: Articles, News by Tags: , , , ,

Florida Fair Foreclosure Act is Now the Law

Nancy Cason

On July 1, 2013, HB 87, commonly known as the “Florida Fair Foreclosure Act,” took effect. What does this mean for homeowners facing foreclosure? Real Estate Attorney Nancy Cason explains key elements of the law and discusses the importance of seeking solid legal advice as early as possible in the foreclosure process. HB 87, commonly .. read more

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief — the Time to Act is Now

Nancy Cason

The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act, which alleviates the adverse tax consequences of debt forgiveness in connection with certain primary residence short sales, is set to expire on December 31, 2013. Since short sales take approximately six months to complete, there’s still time to take advantage of this Act before the end of the year, .. read more

Scott Westheimer Among “Legal Elite” & Elected 12th Circuit Rep.

Legal Elite

Syprett Meshad is proud to announce that Managing Partner F. Scott Westheimer has been named to Florida Trend magazine’s 2013 Legal Elite list. This year’s list of 1,348 Legal Elite attorneys represents approximately two percent (2%) of the more than 67,000 Florida Bar members actively practicing in Florida. In March of this year, Attorney Westheimer .. read more

Electronic Evidence: Friend or Foe?

email about divorce in saraota

The vengeful message designed to let your ex know exactly how evil he/she is, and why you are better off alone. Everyone who goes through a break up has been tempted to do it, and every family law attorney in the country warns against it. Whether it’s a picture flaunting a new love interest, a .. read more

On March 12th, 2013, posted in: Advice, Divorce, Family Law by Tags: , ,

Syprett Meshad Sidebar newsletter – Summer 2012

syprett meshad newsletter

This issue of The Syprett Meshad Sidebar newsletter contains these stories: Homeowner Relief is Here – PG 2 So You’re Declaring Bankruptcy – PG 4 Syprett Medhad Handling BP Claims – PG 4 Avoid Accident-Related Mistakes – PG 5 Handling Divorce Assets and Debts – PG 5 [gview file=””]

On September 17th, 2012, posted in: Newsletter by Tags:

Keeping Insurance Coverage In a Divorce

divorce and health insurance

When one spouse provides insurance coverage to their family under a group insurance plan, the other spouse is often concerned that they, and possibly their children, will lose their insurance coverage in the event of a divorce. However, in a divorce case, the Judge can require one spouse to continue to maintain health insurance for .. read more

On September 13th, 2012, posted in: Divorce, Family Law by Tags: , , ,

Handling Assets and Debts in a Divorce

Division Of Property At Divorce

Dividing assets in a divorce can be complicated. The first step is to identify each asset or debt as “marital” or “nonmarital”. Nonmarital assets are generally those acquired prior to the marriage, or assets which were acquired from the proceeds of those assets. Some assets obtained during the marriage, such as those from an inheritance .. read more

BREAKING NEWS: Syprett Meshad Handling BP Claims

BP Oil Spill lawsuit

Syprett Meshad Handling BP Claims Under New Class Action Settlement Agreement If you or your business experienced a drop in monthly revenue at any time between May-December 2010 and you are an individual or business located in a county on the West Coast of Florida you may be eligible to file a claim. To speak .. read more

Tips from SMRL’s Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Department

Sarasota Personal Injury Attorney Scott Westheimer and SMRL’s Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Department have provided these helpful tips. Automobile accidents are a traumatic event which, unfortunately, most Florida families will deal with at one time in their lives. Every year there are an estimated 10.8 million motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Over 5 million .. read more