Ormond Beach v. Citation Mortg., Ltd.

835 So. 2d 292 (Fla. 5th DCA 2002) Ormond Beach involved a complex interplay between the circuit court, the Federal Bankruptcy court, and section 768.79, Florida’s offer of judgment statute. The trial court ruled that a party’s voluntary dismissal without prejudice precludes the other party from collecting attorney’s fees. The Fifth District agreed and as…