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Florida Real Property Litigation provides invaluable statutory and case analysis, pleading forms, and practice pointers. This essential reference examines a broad range of topics, including access and eviction, foreclosure of mortgages and liens, boundary and title problems, and covenants and easements, and features an entire chapter devoted to successful recovery of attorneys' fees in real property disputes.

To further aid the practitioner, the text incorporates over 100 forms and checklists to guide you through efficient and effective litigation.

Highlights of the new 8th Edition include:

•   New discussion regarding
     ◦  equitable lien and unjust enrichment claims
     ◦  provisions in leases and executory contracts
     ◦  bankruptcy
     ◦  prohibited government exactions — F.S. 70.45
     ◦  new legislation defining property owner
•   New Case Law
•   Revised statutes and rules

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Table of contents

 Chapter 1   Quieting Title And Ejectment  

1-A  Quieting Title
Matthew B. Taylor

1-B   Ejectment
Matt Taylor

Chapter 2   Boundary Disputes
Robert G. Cochran and Andrew K. Macfarlane

Chapter 3   Slander Of Title
Rachael S. Loukonen

Chapter 4   Partition
I. William Spivey II

Chapter 5   Foreclosures

5-A   General Foreclosure Procedure
Antonio Martinez, Jr., Edward J. O’Sheehan, Geoffrey L. Travis,
and Benjamin E. Wilson

5-B   Commercial Mortgages
Manuel Kushner and H. Richard Bisbee

5-C   Agreements For Deed
Sonya K. Daws

5-D   Construction Liens
Stephen H. Reisman and Neal Sklar

5-E   Condominium And Homeowners’ Association Liens
Michael J. Gelfand, Joanne Gelfand and Steven Newburgh

Chapter 6   Re-Creating And Correcting Instruments And Agreements

6-A   Defective Or Lost Instruments
Jeffrey D. Fridkin and Michael T. Traficante

6-B   Reformation, Rescission, And Cancellation Of Instruments And Agreements
Manuel Farach

Chapter 7   Service Of Process

7-A   Service Of Process Under F.S. Chapter 48
Michelle Garcia Gilbert

7-B   Constructive Service Of Process Under F.S. Chapter 49
Michael G. Meyer

Chapter 8   Breach Of Sales And Loan Agreements

8-A   Actions For Breach Of Real Estate Sales Contracts
E. Lanny Russell and Nicholas W. Morcom

8-B   Lender Liability Issues Arising From Construction Loan Agreements
Kendall Coffey and Ava J. Borrasso

Chapter 9   Enforcement Of Restrictive Covenants
Matthew S. Sackel

Chapter 10   Access To Property By Nonowner
Ross Stafford Burnaman

Chapter 11   Notice Of Lis Pendens
James H. Mccarty, Jr.

Chapter 12   Landlord And Tenant Disputes
Matthew R. Chait

Chapter 13   Statutory Private Property Rights Protection
Margaret L. Cooper, Ronald L. Weaver, and Joanne M. O’Connor

Chapter 14   Attorneys’ Fees In Real Property Litigation
Eric A. Jacobs