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ROBERT J. HAUSER, PARTNER AT PANKAUSKI HAUSER PLLC, RECOGNIZED IN Palm Beach Illustrated

Uncategorized Sep 11, 2018
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In their latest edition, Palm Beach Illustrated lists Pankauski Hauser partner Robert J. Hauser as a “Top Lawyer” in appellate practice.  This list consists of qualifying Palm Beach County attorneys who received the highest number of votes from other attorneys who were asked what attorney they would recommend other than themselves . Only sixteen Palm Beach County attorneys are listed in the field of appellate practice.

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Fourth DCA says South Florida Fair entity has sovereign immunity: $30 million liability insurance policy cannot be reached beyond $200,000

Uncategorized Sep 11, 2018
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by Robert Hauser, Esq. Most of us believe that the South Florida Fair is a secure place to go for both children and adults.  But in reality, the state-created corporation that controls and operates the South Florida Fair has diminished incentives to concern itself with public safety, as Widley Joseph recently learned in his lawsuit against the South Florida Fair. 

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Burt Reynolds Passes Away

Uncategorized Sep 7, 2018
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On September 7, 2018, CNN reported that renowned actor Burt Reynolds had passed away. He was 82 years old.  Did he have a will or a proper estate plan in place? Which probate litigation or estate law firm will handle the probate process for his estate? Who will inherit from his estate?  Because Reynolds did not die in Florida, his estate will probably not be handled by a Florida probate lawyer. However, estate attorneys will be hired to get the beneficiaries of his estate their inheritances. 

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Florida Probate Litigation: When Can you Transfer a Florida POA Lawsuit to a Different Venue?

Uncategorized Sep 7, 2018
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Can you file a motion to have a trust and estates lawsuit moved to a different venue? Can you ask the probate court to transfer venue from one county to another? If a venue is inconvenient for the parties and witnesses, what can you do? What should your West Palm Beach trust lawyer know about the doctrine of non conviens? What if you sue someone from out of state or from a different city? Probate attorneys know that, if you sue someone who lives out of the state or country, they may argue that the Florida court lacks personal jurisdiction over them, or that, another state is more convenient for litigation. Can you really have a trust and estates lawsuit dismissed based upon “convenience?” A July 26, 2017 Fourth DCA opinion thoroughly discusses the doctrine of forum non conveniens and a motion to transfer venue to a different county within Florida.

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How Do Florida Estate Lawyers Probate a Lost Will?

Uncategorized Sep 7, 2018
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Can the Florida probate court probate a lost will? Florida probate attorneys may be able to probate a lost will but do you know how? This is where getting an experienced probate litigation attorney pays off. Want to learn more? Check out this recent foreclosure case dealing with a lost note! What does this have to do with Florida probate litigation?

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How Can You Make Your Florida Inheritance Last?

Uncategorized Sep 6, 2018
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Did you wealthy grandmother or grandfather just pass away?  Did your mom leave you a million dollars in her trust or Florida estate? Is your brother fighting you over money now that your parent has passed away? What should you do with your Florida inheritance? How do you protect your inheritance? How can a probate litigator assist you?

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Financial Exploitation & Alzheimer’s Disease

Uncategorized Sep 6, 2018
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Does your grandmother suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s? Do you feel that your dad, who is mentally ill, is being taken advantage of by a friend or caretaker? How can a Florida guardianship help to protect a person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease? Does your elderly friend need a legal guardian? Do you need to hire a probate lawyer in West Palm Beach?

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