• Homestead Exemption: owner entitled to homestead exemption for ad valorem property taxes if property is (1) owner’s permanent residence or (2) permanent residence of a person legally or naturally dependent on owner; owner does not have to reside on the property to be eligible under this circumstance Garcia v Andonie, Case No. SC11-554 (Fla. Oct. 4, 2012) (affirmed)
  • Summary Judgment: trial court erred by entering summary judgment before the opposing party completed discovery - Almond Entertainment, Inc. v Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC, Case No. 2D11-47 (Fla. 2d DCA Oct. 5, 2012) (reversed and remanded)
  • Summary Judgment: trial court erred when it entered summary judgment without addressing affirmative defenses and counterclaims - Sanchez v Soleil Builders, No. 5D11-2349 and 5D11-2495 (Fla. 5th DCA Oct. 5, 2012) (reversed and remanded)