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Title Claims: How to File a Title Claim

By Amber Ashton, Esq. The first step in determining whether you have a viable title claim is to review your title policy in detail.  You must be sure that the defect you are concerned about does not appear as an exception to coverage in Schedule B of the title policy...

Title Claims: How Title Insurance Protects You

By Amber Ashton, Esq. Unlike other traditional forms of insurance that protect you from unforeseen future accidents, sickness and natural disasters, title insurance protects an owner from potentially undiscovered issues when you buy land or a home. Title insurance...

Deficiency Judgments in Foreclosure Actions

By Bart R. Valdes, Esq., P. Hayden Haskins, Esq., and Kendra G. McCan, Esq. Florida is at or near the top of the charts in regard to the number of foreclosure filings, the number of properties sold at foreclosure sales, and the total number of distressed properties. ...

Marketing To a Niche Client Base

Niche marketing is creating a brand for legal services bought unseen and on the basis of trust only. It is creation of a brand that is a promise which the client can believe in. Brands come in two formats, personal brands and.  It is creation of a brand that is a...

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Bart Valdes Teaches Judges in Tampa About E-Discovery

Bart Valdes, a Partner in our Tampa office, taught a continuing judicial education course to the circuit civil judges in Hillsborough County about e-discovery, digital evidence and the use of technology in the presentation of evidence.  Mr. Valdes is Board Certified...

Orlando Partner Becomes Board Certified in Appellate Law

Ken Hazouri, Partner in the Orlando office, recently became board certified in Appellate Practice by The Florida Bar. Board certification is the Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of an attorney in the designated area of the law, and...

Partner Tom Neal Celebrates 30 Years of Service with the Firm!

Tom Neal joined the Firm in 1987 shortly after graduating from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1985. He became a partner in 1990. Tom has litigated numerous matters including complex commercial and construction cases; eminent domain cases; insurance...

Amber Ashton Presents a Webinar for the Charter Support Unit

Attorney Amber Ashton, from the firm’s Tampa office, presented the webinar “We’re Getting Sued…What Should We Do?,” for the Charter Support Unit, the entity that assists new Florida charter schools in administrating, maintaining and developing their school programs. ...

DSK Law Sponsors YMCA Soccer Team!

For the third season in a row, the firm has sponsored a Blanchard Park YMCA boys’ soccer team. Jason Breslin, an Associate in the firm’s Orlando office, volunteers as coach for the boys’ team which includes his oldest son, Noah. When off the field, Jason practices law...

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