Miami Real Estate: Four Tips for a Successful Short Sale

A short sale can be an excellent solution to a financial problem, but it’s not an easy process. Here are four tips for ensuring your short sale is successful. Hire a lawyer There are things that you need to protect yourself against in a short sale, and a lawyer can make sure the contracts you sign are what you need and aren’t going to create problems for you down the road. Beware of deficiency judgments Florida is one of the states ...
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Florida Civil Law Notary

A Florida civil-law notary, also known as a Florida International Notary, is an officer appointed by the Department of State, rather than the governor, who holds the powers traditionally delegated to notaries in civil-law countries. Although under Florida law, civil-law notaries have all of the same powers and duties as notaries public, they also have much broader and less-regulated authority. A Florida Civil-law notary can make determinations ...
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Ray Garcia Recognized in 2011 Florida Legal Elite

Attorney Ray Garcia of the was recently recognized in the 2011 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. Last fall, lawyers in Florida were asked by Florida Trend to name attorneys they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others. Ballots were processed, checked and tabulated by a third party resource. The list of top vote-getters was further examined using membership status and practice histories provided by the Florida Bar. A ...
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