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Devoted to providing Central Florida with excellent legal representation.

Moses R. DeWitt
About Moses R. DeWitt

Moses DeWitt is a native Floridian and has lived in Central Florida since 1985. After graduating from Winter Park High School, he went on to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia to receive his undergraduate degree in Political Science and to Florida State University College of Law to receive his Juris Doctor. Mr. DeWitt is a regular commentator for the News Junkie on Real Radio 104.1. Although Mr. DeWitt has a wide array of legal experience, today he limits his practice primarily to domestic, commercial, personal injury, and real estate litigation. Additionally, Mr. DeWitt handles appellate matters and has prevailed for his clients on numerous appeals. Mr. DeWitt is the author of numerous articles and was an editor of the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law.

Education

J.D. Degree: Florida State University, College of Law
• Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law (Articles and Notes Editor)
• Business Review Journal (Executive Editor & Articles and Notes Editor)
B.A. Degree: Emory University

Recognitions

RYSE Magazine: 25 Young Attorneys on the RYSE

2019 10 BEST PIA
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Recent Successes
$100,000 Diment v. Progressive Car Accident 2019

$305,000.00 Vowels v. Okojie Premises Liability 2018

$250,000.00 Perez v. Bos Motorcycle Accident 2018

$155,000.00 Confidential Medical Malpractice 2018

$100,000.00 Wilson v. Fowler Motorcycle Accident 2017

$75,000.00 Rendel v. Ellington Car Accident 2017
Notable Cases
  • Grant v. Citizens Bank, N.A., 44 Fla. L. Weekly D95 (Fla. 5th DCA December 26, 2018)(In a mortgage foreclosure case, a lender that accelerated the amount due was entitled to recover interest accruing more than five years before suit was filed and did not waive that right under the five-year statute of limitations, § 95.11(2)(b)-(c), Fla. Stat.; however, it failed to plead for such interest and therefore could not recover it.)
  • Blackburn v. Wissner, 257 So. 3d 1190 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018)(A former spouse making payments on a jointly-held property is entitled to a credit for the other former spouse’s share of the payments.)
  • Brunsman v. Brunsman, 232 So. 3d 1175 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017)(§ 61.08(7), Fla. Stat. (2010) specifically provides that durational alimony awards are modifiable. § 61.08(7), Fla. Stat. (2010). Imposing a non-modifiable alimony requirement is an error in the absence of agreement between the parties or findings of exceptional circumstances, imposing a non-modifiable alimony requirement is error. There is no provision in the law for non-modifiable permanent alimony.)
  • Topel v. Topel, 2014 Fla. App. LEXIS 20588 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. Dec. 19, 2014)(alimony awards must be supported by competent, substantial evidence that demonstrates the need for support and the paying spouse’s ability to pay).
  • Ela v. Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11826 (lawsuit against OCSO for improperly accessing personal information maintained by state agencies alleging violations of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act)
  • Bacchus v. Bacchus, 108 So. 3d 712 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. 2013)(The clear purpose of § 741.30(5)(c), Fla. Stat. is to preserve the status quo pending a final evidentiary hearing. It does not contemplate entry of a series of temporary injunctions in lieu of a full hearing on a permanent injunction.)
  • Garcia v. Roldan, 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 10636 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. 2012)(Dominican republic divorce was not finalized prior to entry into second marriage, so second marriage is void).
  • Duke v. Duke, No. 5D16-120 (5th DCA Feb. 10, 2017)(Appellate Court reversed the alimony award, the attorney’s fees award, the requirement that Former Husband maintain life insurance, and the parenting plan in favor of our client.)
Publications
Professional Associations

The Florida Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section
• Vice-Chair, PODL Committee, 2008 – 2011
• Vice-Chair, Law Student Board, 2010 – 2011
• Long Range Planning Liaison, 2009 – 2010
• Member, Task Force on Outreach to Law Students, 2010 – 2011