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Proposed Treasury Regulations Offer Guidance to TCJA Section 1031 Changes

Published: September 15th, 2020

By: Amanda L. Govin Charles H. Egerton Christopher R. D’Amico

On June 11, 2020, the IRS released Proposed Treasury Regulations under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”), offering guidance on the post-TCJA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) changes to Section 1031. Section 1031 of the Code was created in 1921 to allow for nonrecognition of gain or loss on the exchange of […]

Dean Mead Celebrates 40 Years

Published: September 1st, 2020

Amid the current pandemic, Dean Mead is working diligently to help our clients navigate the various stimulus acts coming out of Washington, DC and Executive Orders from Tallahassee. As we press on through this unprecedented time, we reflect on 4 decades of serving our clients by celebrating our May 5 anniversary re-directing the firm’s anniversary […]

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 23 Dean Mead Attorneys in 2021 Edition

Dean Mead Attorney Denise D. Dell-Powell
Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Dean Mead Attorney Robert Goldman
Dean Mead Attorney Joseph Naberhaus

ORLANDO, Fla. – Twenty-three Dean Mead attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021, and four attorneys have been named “Lawyer of the Year.” The attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” are listed below, followed by all attorneys recognized in the 2021 list. The Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year […]

Who’s Calling the Estate Planning Shots? Recognizing Client Incapacity and Undue Influence

Dean Mead Attorney Joseph Naberhaus
Published: August 18th, 2020

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus

Elder abuse has been labeled “the crime of the 21st century,” and for good reason. According to the National Council on Aging, estimates of elder financial abuse and fraud costs to older Americans range from nearly $3 billion to more than $36 billion per year. What’s more, over 90% of reported elder abuse is committed […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Florida’s General Revenue Fund & Economic Forecast

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: August 14th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Today, the Florida Revenue Estimating Conference met to estimate and forecast the State’s future general revenue collections for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Executive Summary of the Conference is available by clicking here. Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State.  At the […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Florida’s June Tax Revenues

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: July 28th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Yesterday, the Florida Office of Economics and Demographics Research released the June Revenue Report providing details regarding receipts and distributions to the State’s general revenue fund during the month of June, which reflects May sales tax activity. Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State.  This January, the State’s […]

Dean Mead, Lauren Detzel and David Akins Recognized by Chambers HNW Guide 2020

Published: July 27th, 2020

By: David J. Akins Lauren Y. Detzel

Dean Mead is pleased to announce that the firm, Lauren Y. Detzel and David J. Akins were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide, a publication directed specifically at the private wealth market. Dean Mead received the Band 3 ranking for its overall Private Wealth legal capabilities throughout Florida. Detzel ranks in the top tier in Florida […]

I Disagree with my Property Tax Assessment – Should I Petition the Value Adjustment Board?

Published: July 24th, 2020

In July and August each year, the elected local property appraisers of Florida issue assessment notices captioned “Notice of Proposed Property Taxes” to the owners of property in their counties. For historical reasons, these are generally referred to as “TRIM” notices. In addition to other information, the TRIM notices show the assessed value of the […]