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FLORIDA Statutory Resources




Florida Constitution

Florida Statutes

Florida Legislature

Florida Administrative Code


List of selected statutes relevant to LAWYER CONDUCT:

       Attorney-client privilege (section 90.502)

       Attorney exemption from real estate licensure (section 475.011)

       Attorney may not be surety for client (section 454.20)

       Court-ordered mediation privilege (section 44.102(3))

       Court prohibition on contingent fees (section 11.047)

       Postconviction relief (Fla.R.Crim.P. 3.850)

       Public defenders - conflicts of interest (section 27.5303)

       Sanctions for frivolous claims (section 57.105)

       Solicitation of legal business, generally (section 877.02)

       Solicitation, use of public records for - accident reports (section 316.66)

       Solicitation, use of public records for - police reports (section 119.105)

       Statute of limitations for professional malpractice (section 95.11(4)(a))

       Unlicensed practice of law (UPL) as a third degree felony (section 454.23)