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CONDO DISCLOSURE MANDATED IN FLORIDA

Florida's legislature has been concerned with condominium regulation for almost 50 years. Florida's first Condominium Act was adopted in 1963 and has been amended almost every year since. The ...
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CONDO ASSOCIATIONS HAVE POWER

Florida's legislature has long considered regulation of condominiums an important part of governing. Florida's first Condominium Act was adopted in 1963. The original goal was to provide ...
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PARENTS HAVE LIMITED LIABILITY FOR CHILDREN

Florida inherited the common law of England and part of that law dealt with parent liability for their children. The common law of England provided parents were not liable for the wrongful acts of ...
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PROCURING CAUSE

Real estate sales are big business in Southwest Florida. Although buyers and sellers are often in the market to make money, the person in the real estate transaction that is invariably oriented toward ...
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POWERS OF ATTORNEY

A power of attorney is a writing signed by a principal granting authority to an agent to act on behalf of the principal. The agent is known as an attorney- in- fact. A power of attorney can be a very ...
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ATTORNEY FEES AND THE AMERICAN RULE

Many people think if they file a lawsuit they will win and get their attorney fees paid to boot. Some of those people are wrong about winning. More are wrong about getting their attorney's fees ...
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LIABILITY FOR ANIMALS CAN DEPEND ON THE ANIMAL

People in Florida have a wide variety of animals. Many are pets. Some are work animals. Some are wild animals and we even have emotional support animals. What kind of animal can be kept on one's ...
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TRUSTS CAN BE CONFUSING-TRUST ME

Trusts have been around for centuries. Despite that long heritage, few people really understand trusts. There is not simply one type or form of trust. The same type of trust can even be referenced by ...
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COURTS ORDER LITIGANTS TO TRY AND SETTLE

Florida courts are historically underfunded. There are not enough judges to take care of the large volume of criminal and civil cases filed in Florida each year. The judiciary tries mightily to ...
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DEEDS CONVEY REAL PROPERTY

Transfers of real property have been made for eons. It is possible even our caveman ancestors staked out claims to land. Modern ownership of real property is conveyed by a deed. Over the years, ...
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BUILDING PERMITS MUST BE CLOSED

As government expands its reach, building permits have been one focus for that expansion. With the professed goal of protecting its citizenry, local governments have expanded the requirements to ...
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NOT EVERYONE HAS TO PAY CONDO ASSESSMENTS

Florida's legislature has made many efforts over the years to help condominiums collect assessments while not scaring off lenders. Lenders do not want to make loans secured by property that could ...
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MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS REQUIRE WRITTEN ESTIMATES

Getting a car repaired can be one of the most frustrating experiences in life. Even though most repair shops do a good job and treat customers fairly, repairs can be more expensive than planned and ...
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