Florida Supreme Court To Give An Opinion On Collaborative Rules

Early Thursday morning, Robert J. Merlin, P.A. presented the Collaborative rules to the Florida Supreme Court. Now, the justices will meet to discuss the proposed rules before they issue an opinion. We hope for a ruling within the next couple of months. The justices choices on the Collaborative rules are: Approve the rules as they […]

Collaborative Law Bill Passes Both Houses of the Florida Legislature

Collaborative Law Bill Passes Both Houses of the Florida Legislature On March 4, 2016, the Florida legislature passed HB-967, the “Collaborative Law Process Act,” which seeks to support the out-of-court settlement of divorce, paternity, and other family law cases.  Florida joins 13 other states and the District of Columbia in passing a collaborative law bill. […]