IRS Warning: Beware of Tax Scams!

On March 31st the Internal Revenue Service published a notice advising taxpayers of potential tax scams.  The notice was meant to assist taxpayers to stay informed and hopefully prevent them from being the victim of a tax scam.   Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain high on the list of […]

Read More

Gibbons | Neuman Supports Tampa Pride

On March 26, members of Gibbons | Neuman proudly marched in the Tampa Pride Parade in support of LGBT rights. As lawyers, we understand the depth of the inequality that still exists in many laws throughout our country, and we were pleased to support the celebration of Tampa Pride. As a lesbian client once said, […]

Read More
Real Estate Litigation

Assignment of Debt Not a Condition Precedent to a Foreclosure Action; Florida Supreme Court Declines Jurisdiction In Brindise

We earlier posted a summary of the Second District Court of Appeals 2-1 decision providing that 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 question was certified to the Florida Supreme Court as a question […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More