Elder Law Attorney Donates Home-Made Quilts to Hospice

The firm’s elder law attorney, Elizabeth Allen, donated five lap quilts that she made to LifePath Hospice of Hillsborough County. Liz has been quilting as a hobby for years.  A couple of years ago she found out that LifePath Hospice provides blankets and quilts to its clients to help with treatment during this difficult time in […]

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Do I really need a survey?

Everyone likes to save money – so sometimes a real property buyer will ask “Do I really need to order a survey?” The answer is always “Yes, you ALWAYS need a survey before you buy a parcel of property.” A survey will locate your property’s boundary lines and the buildings and other improvements on your […]

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Elder Law Attorney talks about important elder and disability issues

The firm’s elder law attorney, Elizabeth P. Allen, gave a presentation before two diverse groups recently. On January 12, 2016, Ms. Allen gave a presentation concerning the Basics of Special Needs Planning to the Small ALF Coalition in Tampa.  That organization represents owners of small assisted living facilities and other healthcare professionals who service the […]

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Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act

In a Florida case of first impression, the Second District Court of Appeal ruled in a 2-1 decision that providing a written notice of the assignment of a debt as required under the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act is not a condition precedent to a foreclosure action. The Court analyzed the original Staff Analysis and […]

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Mediation: It’s OK, Go Ahead–Shoot the Messenger

The primary components of EVERY Mediation are the exchange information, presentation of theories of each party’s case and the transmission of offers of settlement. Very often, an offer of settlement or advancement of the other party’s theory of the case may solicit a response from the other party that goes something like “That no good, […]

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Gibbons | Neuman Donates to Help Needy Seniors

Gibbons | Neuman is a proud supporter of “Be A Santa To A Senior.” This organization provides very low income, needy seniors with holiday gift packages containing basic necessities such as shampoo, toothpaste and socks.   The packages not only provide much needed resources, but also some badly-needed holiday cheer to seniors who are often alone […]

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