The Supreme Court of Florida has upheld an advisory opinion by The Florida Bar Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law, and that’s good news for a New Jersey lawyer who wants to work remotely from his Florida home.

“Having considered the proposed opinion and response filed, the Court hereby approves the proposed advisory opinion…” justices wrote in a May 20 opinion.

New Jersey intellectual property lawyer Thomas Restaino requested the opinion, saying that he planned to retire to Florida, but needed to work remotely while he wound down his practice.