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Florida local government loses when it tries to take family property

November 20, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

Earlier this week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief in favor of the Johnson family, a family in the middle of a long, nasty litigation with the Town of Ponce Inlet, Florida. The town council made many promises to entice the Johnsons into investing millions of dollars in real estate for a large development on the water, … ...

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You say PAMP, I say easement, let's call the whole thing off

August 31, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

I will give a talk today (Tuesday, September 1) about PLF’s fight against the government’s enforcement of unrecorded conservation easements—what Florida local governments call Preservation Area Management Plans (PAMPs)—against property owners with no notice of these illegal property restrictions.  PLF’s Atlantic Center attorn ...

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Pacific Legal Foundation in the news in Florida defending property rights

September 18, 2014 | By MARK MILLER

Earlier this week, the Stuart News published Pacific Legal Foundation‘s op-ed explaining why our clients Bob and Anita Breinig had no choice but to sue Martin County, Florida for ignoring state law and violating the Breinigs’ property rights.  We described why we are representing the Breinigs and their Flash Beach Grille, and in doin ...

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PLF adds leading land-use attorney in Florida

June 08, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Paul Beard II PLF is proud to announce that veteran land-use attorney, Alan DeSerio, has joined the Foundation as the Managing Attorney of its East Coast (Atlantic Center) office in Stuart, Florida.  Alan is a land-use and condemnation practitioner with broad experience in both the private and public sectors, with an unmatch ...