Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of January 20 - 24, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   January 24, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Estate of Bass v. Regions Bank - pleading sufficiency
Sabal Trail Trans v. 3.921 Acres of Land - lay opinion, attorney's fees
In re: Shek - bankruptcy

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Kocaker v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
State v. Poole - capital case, postconviction, Hurst
Fla Hwy Patrol v. Jackson - rule 9.130, sovereign immunity
In re Std Jury Instr (Civ) - amended instructions
In re Fla R App P - rule 9.130 amendment
In re R Reg Fla Bar - amended rules, bar exam
Gaymon v. State - sentencing, dangerousness

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Weaver v. State - fundamental error, lessor included
Neighbors v. Neighbors - marital dissolution, medical expenses
Rohn v. State - sentencing, costs
Horn v. State - return of property
Hicks v. State - competency
State v. Griner - sentencing, Graham
McNair v. Dorsey - workers' comp immunity, estoppel
Posey v. State - aggravated child abuse, evidence
TLC Props v. State - inverse condemnation, visibility, access
Hill v. State - probation revocation
Claflin v. Claflin - dissolution, comity, Philippine judgment
Light v. Kirkland - timesharing
Schmidt v. Nipper - rule 12.540, voidness, due process, paternity
Thompson v. Melange - certiorari, appellate jurisdiction, timesharing

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Migliazzo v. Wells Fargo - quiet title, rule 1.40 dismissal motion
Robinson v. State - driving, revoked license, notice, en banc; certified conflict
Lesende v. State -
Ploeckelmann v. State - sentencing, trial court jurisdiction
Hardeman Landscape v. Watkins - contract, fees, prevailing party
Robison v. Citibank - appellate jurisdiction, foreclosure stay
Hett v. Barron-Lunde - certiorari, financial information

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Desvarieux v. Bridgestone - negligence, stacking inferences; vicarious liability, pleading
Vinas v. State - severance, criminal charges
Caprio v. Castro - punitive damages, procedure
Bank of NY v. Hernandez - foreclosure, sua sponte dismissal, due on sale clause

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Harris v. State - murder, premeditation; preservation
Spaze v. Boca View - condo declarations
Jackson v. State - concealed weapon, unlicensed element
Morris v. State - sentencing
Hillcrest v. Zyscovich - contract interpretation, ambiguity
State v. Timianski - judgment of acquittal, standard
Brown v. State - sentencing
Broward v. Font - property appraisal; settlement agreement
Soldatich v. Jones - discrepancy, written order, oral pronouncement
Lunsford v. Engle - child custody, communication between courts
Prime Investors v. Meridien - construction lien; summary judgment
Williams v. State - sentencing

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Bigelow v. Ritsema - paternity; jurisdiction, trial, rehearing
Ferrer v. Ferrer - Spencer bar, pro se
Quinones v. Mascola - domestic violence injunction, evidence
Ruiz v. State - Spencer bar, pro se
Rogers v. State - Anders appeal; plea, sentence
Cetto v. State - probation violation, concession of error
Barkley v. State - probation violation, concession of error
GEICO v. Mauricio Chiropractic - certiorari, lack of written opinion
Jones v. State - habeas; ineffective assistance, appellate

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