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

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

Can Online Reviews Result in a Defamation Lawsuit?

We live in an online world. People use the internet every day to make decisions about the businesses they rely on for various goods and services. This makes online reviews crucial in today’s market, swaying consumer choices when deciding between one Florida business and the next. However, what happens when an online review crosses the line from a helpful critique to a harmful lie that impacts your business’ Read More

Who Owns Intellectual Property on a Team?

Sometimes the best work is done when a strong team comes together. Maybe you or your business brings in consultants to work on a project. Maybe two nonprofits are working together on ways to help the community. We’ve all worked in groups since grade school, but who gets the credit for professional work at the end of the day? It can be complicated when it comes to intellectual property generated through collaboration. Read More

Six Must-Haves in a Shareholder or LLC Agreement

At the beginning of a new business, you need to construct a strong Florida shareholder and/or LLC agreement (depending on the structure of your business). These legally binding documents outline how your company should be run and protect you should issues arise down the road. If there is more than one person funding your business, regardless of whether they are partners or shareholders, it is absolutely essential to Read More

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