Florida’s Homestead Act Provides Added Protection of Proceeds

On April 28, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court affirmed the Fourth District Court of Appeals decision in JBK Associates, Inc. v. Sill Bros, Inc., 160 So. 3d 94 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015).  In its decision, the Court held that the proceeds from the sale of a person’s homestead remain protected if they are placed in …