§ 454.021 Attorneys; admission to practice law; Supreme Court to govern and regulate
§ 454.026 Authority of Department of Law Enforcement to accept fingerprints of, and exchange criminal history records with respect to, bar applicants
§ 454.11 Powers of attorneys
§ 454.17 Attorneys may administer oaths in open court
§ 454.18 Officers not allowed to practice
§ 454.19 Certain partnerships prohibited
§ 454.20 Attorneys not to be sureties
§ 454.23 Penalties
§ 454.31 Practice while disbarred or suspended prohibited
§ 454.32 Aiding or assisting disbarred or suspended attorney prohibited

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 454 - Attorneys At Law

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01