Borrowed from a Facebook Post entitled: “Rules to Teach your Sons.” If written today, would be titled Rules to Teach your Sons and Daughters. Thought some of the “rules” had application and would be helpful to anyone going through the mediation process, and to a degree, navigating the complexities of life in general. Re-printing (with [...]
Congratulations to our own Rod B. Neuman! He was selected by Super Lawyers to the 2023 Florida Super Lawyers list. This honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in their practice. Only 5% of attorneys in Florida receive this distinction.
On April 11, 2017, the firm’s elder law attorney, Elizabeth Allen, gave a presentation on long term care planning to members of the Alzheimer’s Support Group at Hyde Park United Methodist Church hosted by Jennifer Green of Right At Home. This group is comprised of caregivers to individuals with Alzheimer’s. They meet every second Tuesday [...]
On December 7th, the Senate passed H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act and President Obama signed it into law on December 13th. The package included the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act which corrects an error in the law that presumes that all persons with disabilities lack the mental capacity to handle their own affairs. [...]
For attorneys, there is much more to mediation preparation than simply being familiar with your case and providing the mediator with a detailed summary (although those two points are critical). What is often more important, however, is thoroughly discussing the purpose of mediation with your client. I often mediate cases in which the clients maintain [...]
Earlier this year, in conjunction with creating a new firm website (and following a trend among many law firms), we decided to shorten the name of the firm from “Gibbons, Neuman, Bello, Segall, Allen & Halloran, P.A.” to “Gibbons | Neuman.” This name change has prompted some questions as to whether there have been big [...]
Gibbons | Neuman Creditors Rights Attorney Victor Veschio lectured at the WMU Cooley Law School on Florida Bankruptcy Law and Practice from the creditors’rights perspective in representing national banks, credit unions and mortgage servicers. Topics included Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy automatic stay relief to recover collateral, adequate protection to creditors, reaffirming an otherwise dischargeable [...]