Important Appellate Decision on Attorneys’ Fees Issued in Lian de la Riva Case

Posted on Oct 6, 2020 - News by

MIAMI, FLOctober 6, 2020 – Attorney Lian de la Riva, a member of the Trusts + Estates and Probate + Guardianship practice groups, in her role as curator, earned an important appellate decision on attorneys’ fees.  The decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeals is featured in the article entitled “How Not to Fight for Attorney Fees: South Florida Ruling Offers Procedural Lesson.” The article was written by Raychel Lean and appeared in the September 9, 2020, issue of the Daily Business Review.

De la Riva is a member of the firm’s Probate & Guardianship group and concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and guardianship law. She is admitted to practice in Florida and is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and a Founding Board Member of their Young Lawyers Division (Region VIII). In 2017, de la Riva was named a Fellow of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. She is also a member of the Young Lawyers Section, Elder Law Section and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar.

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