How a Miami Suit Grew So Contentious, No One Knew Who Won

After years of litigation, there’s finally a winner in a legal fight pitting a Miami condominium association against two unit owners over whether receivers can vote in place of delinquent unit owners.  The dispute grew so contentious it cycled through three judges, attorney substitutions and multiple receivers before landing as a consolidated appeal before a state judicial panel to determine who won and was entitled to attorneys fees.  After about four years of litigation, the association appeared victorious on the substantial issues, winning a final judgment for attorneys fees and costs in May 2015.  But that changed April 26 when the Third District Court of Appeal picked a new winner.     Read the article….(possible free subscription needed)

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