Tag Archives: Equitable

Equitable Doesn’t Always Mean Equal: The Rules of Marital Property Division in Florida

When you find yourself facing a divorce, there may be several financial concerns on your mind. One of those concerns may be the distribution of marital assets that the court will order as part of the resolution of the divorce … Continue reading

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When Can an Equitable Distribution Be an Unequal Distribution of Marital Assets in a Florida Divorce?

When your divorce involves two accomplished and successful professionals, and no children, it is very likely that the main issue to be resolved in the divorce case will be equitable distribution. It is important to understand that equitable distribution in … Continue reading

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Insured’s Decision to Manufacture A Dangerous Product Knowing No Insurance Is Available Doesn’t Sway Court To Create An Equitable Exception To The Unavailability Rule

The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently resolved an 18-year-old asbestos coverage row, encompassing 330 policies and thousands of claims. In reaching its decision in Cont’l Ins. Co. v. Honeywell Int’l, Inc., No. 078152, 2018 WL 3130638 (N.J. June 27, … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court: Equitable Tolling Does Not Allow Follow-On Class Claims Outside of the Limitations Period

In the latest of several recent high court decisions addressing the questions of statutes of limitations and related questions of tolling, on June 11, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that equitable tolling principles do not apply to toll … Continue reading

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Wilmington Trust, N.A. v. Rob (5th Cir 2018) Fifth Circuit recognizes that acceleration of maturity is a harsh remedy, and that equitable constraints apply

"Because Wilmington Trust failed to meet its burden to show clear and unequivocal notice of intent to accelerate prior to filing suit, it is not entitled to a foreclosure judgment."Fifth Circuit makes Erie guess, says Texas Supreme Court would hold … Continue reading

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