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Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. keeps you up to date with the latest Civil in St. Petersburg, FL.

How Much Do Judges in Florida Make?

How Much Do Judges in Florida Make?

Ever wonder what the judge who is deciding your case makes per year? Does knowing their salary change how you handle your case?
7 reasons to hire a civil litigation attorney

7 Reasons To Hire A Civil Litigation Attorney

Filing a lawsuit on your own can come with a variety of other legal and financial challenges. An experienced civil litigation attorney can help you.
Case Management Conferences and Pretrial Conferences

Case Management Conferences and Pretrial Conferences

If you have a case management conference (otherwise known as a “CMC”) or a Pretrial Conference (otherwise known as a “PTC”) scheduled in your civil case, you may be wondering what to expect.
WHAT IS SERVICE OF PROCESS

What Is Service of Process?

This article will review how to effectuate original service of process – notifying other party of an action.
FLORIDA’S STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Florida’s Statute of Limitations

An important issue when deciding whether to file a lawsuit is whether the time to file your lawsuit has expired, this is known as statute of limitations.
Cleaning Up The Dockets: The Judiciary’s Push For The Efficient Practice Of Law

Cleaning Up The Dockets: The Judiciary’s Push For The Efficient Practice Of Law

It is not uncommon in the practice of law for an attorney to timely submit a motion to the court but to allow a substantial amount of time to pass before setting that motion for hearing.  Without a hearing, these motions almost never get decided and the case remains stagnant.  Perhaps this tardiness is a delay tactic or it could just as easily be the result of an honest scheduling conflict. Whatever the case, a recent ruling from Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeals suggests that perhaps attorneys should be more diligent in ensuring that their motions are timely set for hearing.

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