Author: Brian C. Willis

E-Portal, EPortal, or e-Portal? None of the Above

Recently I have noticed significant confusion about what, exactly, to call the Florida Courts e-filing Portal.  Just check out this email from the “Florida Courts E-filing Portal Team.” I count 3 different names for the portal (emphasis added): Subject: EPortal Upgrades Body: Dear E-Filing Portal Customer: Portal Unavailable this Sunday, 9/16 The Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, www.myflcourtaccess.com,… Read more

Florida Admiralty Law Advisor

My co-blogger, Jason Baruch, has started a new blog covering Florida Admiralty law issues and it is appropriately titled: Florida Admiralty Law Advisor. Jason’s new blog will focus on commercial maritime disputes and litigation involving those in maritime industries. Fortunately for me, Jason promises that his new blog will not result in a decrease in his efforts here.… Read more

Foreclosure Magistrates Rule Change

The Florida Supreme Court has created a new Rule 1.491 that is intended to govern the use of magistrates in all residential mortgage foreclosure cases.  Sections of Rule 1.490 that  dealt exclusively with residential mortgage foreclosures have been deleted from that rule and incorporated into new Rule 1.490. The rule amendments are effective as of… Read more