Federal Trade Commission Approves Rule to Ban Non-Compete Clauses

Our team has been closely monitoring developments within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the commission proposed a ban on non-compete clauses in employment contracts last January. Now, the FTC has formally voted to approve and implement the rule. This has far-reaching implications for Miami and Florida businesses that use non-competes to protect their businesses, weed out the competition, and preserve trade Read More

The Biggest Factors That Determine The Cost of Florida Real Estate

Buying and investing in Florida real estate is a life-changing opportunity. It’s a commitment that’s made people, families, and communities a significant amount of money. This doesn’t mean, however, that it’s for everyone. Before entering the real estate market, it’s imperative to understand the costs and what factors go into those costs. When venturing into the Florida real estate market, one of the primary hurdles Read More

What Role Does the Freedom of Contract Play in Florida Business Litigation?

Business disputes happen. In some cases, Florida business litigation cases are the "cost of doing business," but it's still important to understand and limit those costs when possible. In many business litigation cases, one party wants to enforce certain terms upon the other party in order to remedy a situation or repay a debt. What these parties neglect is that Florida courts, historically, have not been keen on Read More

Does My Business Filing for Bankruptcy Mean I Have to Close?

Bankruptcy is generally viewed as a last-resort measure for Florida businesses and individuals. You’ve tried everything to repay your debts, but it's become unmistakably clear that fulfilling those financial obligations is neither reasonable nor feasible for you to move forward. As a Florida business owner, it's understandable to fear that all your hard work might soon be gone as you’re left with nothing to show for Read More

Parenting Plans for Children With Special Needs

Formulating a parenting plan safeguards your children’s well-being during a divorce. There is an extra layer of complexity when the child has special needs. Standard parenting arrangements often fall short of addressing the requirements of these children. Designing plans that cater specifically to the individual needs and daily routines of children with special needs bolsters their growth and ensures the stability Read More

Is Joint Ownership An Effective Means Of Avoiding Probate?

People want simple solutions when it comes to passing on their assets. Joint tenancy with right of survivorship (JTWROS) is a popular choice, but it might not be as simple as it appears. This method allows for direct property transfer outside of probate, yet it has challenges and limitations. Understanding them is essential for those considering this option for estate planning. It's important to weigh the benefits Read More

Legal Challenges Arising from PACE Funding

Pace Funding is a program designed to finance energy upgrades, such as installing solar panels, impact windows, and roofing. One of its unique features is that the loan is linked to your property tax bill. As homeowners explore options to improve their homes and reduce energy expenses, PACE funding emerges as a solid option. However, it is essential to look at it closely to understand fully how it is financed and the Read More

Introducing Attorney Jose Novo: A Key Addition to Our Team

As the demands of our clients and the legal landscape evolve, we, too, need to adapt as a law firm. That’s why we are thrilled to introduce a new member to our team, Attorney Jose Novo. His remarkable journey, fueled by passion and determination, has brought him into the heart of our legal family. Jose’s story is a testament to the enduring power of perseverance and dedication in law. The Path to Becoming a Read More

Loan Modification for Self-Employed Individuals

Seeking a loan modification can be a lifeline for those overwhelmed with monthly payments. They allow you to adjust the terms of your mortgage. People may want a new loan due to financial hardship or a lower interest rate. Either of these could reduce the monthly payments, making your mortgage more manageable and affordable.  For self-employed individuals, this process presents unique challenges. Self-employed people Read More

Common Title Issues & How To Resolve Them

When buying a house or any property, understanding title services and how they can protect you is crucial. It's more than just a step in the buying process. It's your shield against potential legal problems that could arise later. We will elaborate on how title insurance ensures the property’s title is legitimate in a moment. Imagine closing on a home only to discover that the person who sold it wasn’t the true Read More

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