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Syprett Meshad Attorneys Named to Super Lawyer Rising Star List

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For the fifth consecutive year, Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, has selected Sarasota real estate attorney Nancy Cason to its 2016 Florida “Rising Star” list. She was first selected to the Rising Star list in 2012. Ms. Cason is a partner of the Sarasota law firm Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & .. read more

On August 10th, 2016, posted in: Articles, Awards, News by Tags: , , ,

Syprett Meshad Attorneys Named to 2016 Florida Super Lawyer List

Michael Resnick and Teresa Jones SuperLawyers 2016

For the 10th consecutive year, Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, has selected Sarasota marital and family law attorney Michael L. Resnick to its 2016 Florida “Super Lawyers” list. Mr. Resnick is the president and a founding partner of the Sarasota law firm Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A. For the .. read more

On July 13th, 2016, posted in: Articles, Awards, News by Tags: , ,

Home Foreclosure Update from Real Estate Attorney Nancy Cason

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“While the ‘foreclosure crisis’ is not exactly over, conditions are very much improved,” according to Syprett Meshad Real Estate Attorney Nancy Cason in a recent article published in Sarasota/Manatee REALTOR magazine. Ms. Cason discusses the facts and statistics behind the fact that foreclosure cases are being resolved at twice the rate that new cases are .. read more

On December 3rd, 2015, posted in: Articles, Foreclosure, Real Estate by Tags: , ,

Syprett Meshad attorneys recognized as ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’

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July 15, 2015 / Sarasota, Fla. — Super Lawyers has once again recognized attorneys from the Sarasota law firm of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A. In its most recent rankings, the organization, which rates attorneys nationwide through independent research, as well as peer nominations and evaluations, named Syprett Meshad President .. read more

On July 16th, 2015, posted in: Articles, Awards, News by Tags: , , ,

Florida Ruling Puts Same Sex Couples on Even Plane in Divorce

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On April 24, 2015, the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeals, in the case of Brandon-Thomas v Brandon-Thomas, held that a Florida court can take jurisdiction over a same-sex couple’s divorce case. Danielle and Krista were legally married in Massachusetts in 2012, and subsequently moved to Florida. Danielle filed a petition for dissolution of marriage .. read more

Florida same-sex marriage: legal considerations for same-sex couples

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Today, January 6, 2015, marks the first day on which same sex marriage licenses may be legally issued in Florida; and the right to marry is now being exercised by same-sex couples throughout the state. These marriages will provide the same legal status and protections to same-sex couples as have been available to married couples .. read more

On January 6th, 2015, posted in: Articles, Family Law by Tags: , , , ,

On Foreclosures, Progress, but Court Pipeline Still Full

Attorney and foreclosure specialist Nancy E. Cason of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer PA says the courts continue to be clogged with new foreclosure filings even as they speed up their processing.
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Syprett Meshad attorney Nancy E. Cason was featured in the Sarasota Herald Tribune Business Weekly section (Monday, September 22, 2014) discussing the foreclosure outlook for the greater Sarasota area. Read the full article at heraldtribune.com: At this rate, it will take close to another year and a half, give or take, to clear up the .. read more

On September 25th, 2014, posted in: Articles, Foreclosure by Tags: , , ,

Cell Phone Contents Privacy Upheld by Supreme Court

Kenneth M. Poole, Jr.

The US Supreme Court recently took the privacy of a person’s cell phone one step further: requiring a warrant before law enforcement can obtain any information from a cell phone. Two cases were before the Court. The first involved a search of a flip phone found on a man arrested on suspicion of selling cocaine. .. read more

Ruling Protects Privacy of Cell Phone Location Data

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With the current media and public attention currently being paid to the issues of privacy for governments and individuals, the recent ruling that the government and police may not obtain a person’s cell phone location data without a warrant, is of significant interest. The June 11, 2014 ruling was made by the United States Court .. read more

Supreme Court Allows Traffic Stops Based on Anonymous Tips

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As a result of an April Supreme Court decision in the case of Navarette v. California, it is now legal for a law enforcement officer to pull a driver over based solely on an anonymous tip, even if the officer does not observe any further evidence of criminal activity prior to stopping the driver. That .. read more