Managing Partner, Ronnie Bitman of Bitman O’Brien & Morat scored a major victory in federal bankruptcy court.

Plaintiffs, Vista Money, LLC and Vineet Katial, sought a determination that a $450,000.00 debt resulting from a Michigan state court judgment based on defamation, false light, and business interference is a non-dischargeable debt, saddling the debtor for life.

By |2021-08-10T16:27:58+00:00August 10th, 2021|Bankruptcy, FEATURED FP 1, Ronnie Bitman|0 Comments

Managing Partner Ronnie Bitman named a Super Lawyer among top-rated attorneys

Congratulations to Managing Partner Ronnie Bitman for once again being named a Super Lawyer among top-rated attorneys in specific practice areas chosen after thorough evaluation of numerous criteria.

By |2021-07-27T15:55:07+00:00June 29th, 2021|FEATURED FP 1, Ronnie Bitman|0 Comments

Major Win for Bitman O’Brien & Morat in Fair Credit Reporting Act Case

Bitman O’Brien & Morat recently had a significant win in a defense case for client, Holiday Inn Club Vacations*, Inc., dismissing a claim for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

By |2021-03-29T20:52:45+00:00March 29th, 2021|Attorneys, FEATURED FP 1, Ronnie Bitman|0 Comments

Sexual Cyberharassment

It is becoming a common practice for persons to publish sexually explicit images of another online or to disseminate through other electronic means. Under Florida statute sexual cyberharassment is the publication or dissemination of a sexually explicit photo or video, of a depicted person, without their consent.

By |2021-03-29T20:54:12+00:00March 11th, 2021|Attorneys, FEATURED FP 3, Meghan Keane, News|0 Comments

Changes in Student-Athlete Compensation Rules

Recently, a federal bill was introduced known as the Collegiate Athlete Compensation Rights Act. If passed, athletes under amateurism rules can increase their economic rights and be paid for appearances and endorsements, including the use of their name, likeness, and image. A few states, including Florida, have already passed legislation to allow compensation for student-athletes.

By |2021-07-27T15:56:19+00:00February 15th, 2021|Blog, FEATURED FP 2, News, Ronnie Bitman|0 Comments

Time-Sharing and Family Law

When going through a paternity action or a divorce involving children it is required by family courts to establish a legal parenting plan. This plan will set all the rules applying to the children’s daily lives including custody, overnight responsibilities, healthcare, education, parent visitation schedules and the calculation of child support.

By |2021-03-29T20:55:00+00:00January 5th, 2021|Blog, FEATURED FP 1, News, Ronnie Bitman|0 Comments