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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 ...
  • DANGEROUS INSTRUMENTALITY CAN MEAN OWNER LIABILITY
    It should not be surprising that certain items are considered dangerous. A dangerous instrumentality is an item which is either inherently dangerous or poses significant risk of damage if used ...
  • VISITOR CAN BE TRESPASSER, LICENSEE OR INVITEE
    People seem to get hurt everywhere. Tripping, falling into holes, falling down stairs or something more painful. In many cases, the injured person's first thought is who can I sue? The property ...
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  • JUDGE MUST EQUITABLY DIVIDE MARITAL ASSETS IN DIVORCE
    Florida has no fault divorce. That means, if one of the parties says the marriage is over….it is over. Filing for a Florida divorce is relatively simple. One spouse must be a resident of ...
  • ALIMONY DIFFERENT WAYS
    Alimony has a long history. Its genesis can be traced as far back as the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi almost 4,000 years ago. Its origin was intended to take care of the former wife, since women had ...
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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 ...
  • ALTERNATIVES TO LAWSUITS
    Lawsuits are expensive. Even in smaller cases, the parties can pay tens of thousands of dollars in attorney's fees. Attorney's fees exceed the amount in dispute in many cases. Unless the ...
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  • ESTATE PLANNING PROVIDES LIFETIME PROTECTIONS
    When most people think of estate planning, they think about giving their assets away after death. But, estate planning should involve so much more. An attorney discussing estate planning with his or ...
  • ESTATE PLANNING TO AVOID PROBATE REQUIRES THOUGHT
    Estate planning is something many put off for years and in some cases their entire life. Thinking of one's mortality is not necessarily appealing, and taking time with an attorney to prepare ...
  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
As-Is Contract - Click here to view all posts
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  • THE AS IS CONTRACT MAY NOT BE AS IS
    Most of the contracts used for residential real estate sales include provisions that allow buyers to inspect the property before consummating their purchase. Some contracts require the seller to make ...
assessments - Click here to view all posts
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • CLOSING COSTS
    Sale price of real estate is not the only expense in a sale. There are a lot of expenses associated with buying or selling real estate and they can add up. Residential buyers and sellers are often ...
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  • VISITOR CAN BE TRESPASSER, LICENSEE OR INVITEE
    People seem to get hurt everywhere. Tripping, falling into holes, falling down stairs or something more painful. In many cases, the injured person's first thought is who can I sue? The property ...
Business Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • WHAT DO YOU GET FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT?
    Contracts are important. We deal with contracts in virtually all aspects of our life. For "big" deals, most people rely on a written contract. Handshake or oral agreement is often used in ...
  • BUSINESS ENTITIES - THERE ARE DIFFERENCES
    Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are ...
  • It's the Law: A Contract is Unenforceable Without Mutual Obligation
    Question: I made an offer to buy a bank owned property. The bank sent back the contract with a lengthy addendum. The addendum includes a clause that says the bank can accept other offers and can ...
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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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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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  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
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  • INCOME DEFINED BROADLY FOR CHILD SUPPORT
    INCOME DEFINED BROADLY FOR CHILD SUPPORT By: William G. Morris, Esq. One of the hard-fought issues in divorce cases is child support. In an effort to minimize that battle, the legislature has ...
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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 ...
  • SELLERS CAN BE FORCED TO CONVEY
    Real estate sale are a big part of Southwest Florida's economic engine. Investors, property managers, rental agents, sales agents and others all have an economic interest in real estate transfers. ...
  • REAL ESTATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS EXPLAINED
    Southwest Florida is a virtual mecca for residential real estate sales. Year round opportunity for outdoor activities, clean air and lower crime attract more people each year. Many that are here buy, ...
Common Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • VISITOR CAN BE TRESPASSER, LICENSEE OR INVITEE
    People seem to get hurt everywhere. Tripping, falling into holes, falling down stairs or something more painful. In many cases, the injured person's first thought is who can I sue? The property ...
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • CONDO PURCHASER INVESTIGATION
    A lot of people moving to Florida start their new home search with condominiums. What could be better? Somebody else mows the lawn, cleans the pool and even maintains the building, There is an element ...
construction defect - Click here to view all posts
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  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
Contractor - Click here to view all posts
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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 ...
  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
DEED - Click here to view all posts
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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, ...
  • CLOSING COSTS
    Sale price of real estate is not the only expense in a sale. There are a lot of expenses associated with buying or selling real estate and they can add up. Residential buyers and sellers are often ...
  • SELLERS CAN BE FORCED TO CONVEY
    Real estate sale are a big part of Southwest Florida's economic engine. Investors, property managers, rental agents, sales agents and others all have an economic interest in real estate transfers. ...
Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes - Click here to view all posts
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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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
Divorce - Click here to view all posts
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  • INCOME DEFINED BROADLY FOR CHILD SUPPORT
    INCOME DEFINED BROADLY FOR CHILD SUPPORT By: William G. Morris, Esq. One of the hard-fought issues in divorce cases is child support. In an effort to minimize that battle, the legislature has ...
  • JUDGE MUST EQUITABLY DIVIDE MARITAL ASSETS IN DIVORCE
    Florida has no fault divorce. That means, if one of the parties says the marriage is over….it is over. Filing for a Florida divorce is relatively simple. One spouse must be a resident of ...
  • ALIMONY DIFFERENT WAYS
    Alimony has a long history. Its genesis can be traced as far back as the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi almost 4,000 years ago. Its origin was intended to take care of the former wife, since women had ...
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  • SHOPPING INJURY MIGHT FALL ON THE INJURED
    People can get hurt in the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. Jostling at a crowded sales table, walking through a store with extra stacked merchandise and shoppers with the ever present drink cup ...
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  • ALTERNATIVES TO LAWSUITS
    Lawsuits are expensive. Even in smaller cases, the parties can pay tens of thousands of dollars in attorney's fees. Attorney's fees exceed the amount in dispute in many cases. Unless the ...
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  • BUSINESS ENTITIES - THERE ARE DIFFERENCES
    Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are ...
Estate Planning - Click here to view all posts
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  • ESTATE PLANNING PROVIDES LIFETIME PROTECTIONS
    When most people think of estate planning, they think about giving their assets away after death. But, estate planning should involve so much more. An attorney discussing estate planning with his or ...
  • ESTATE PLANNING TO AVOID PROBATE REQUIRES THOUGHT
    Estate planning is something many put off for years and in some cases their entire life. Thinking of one's mortality is not necessarily appealing, and taking time with an attorney to prepare ...
  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
Estates - Click here to view all posts
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  • ESTATE PLANNING PROVIDES LIFETIME PROTECTIONS
    When most people think of estate planning, they think about giving their assets away after death. But, estate planning should involve so much more. An attorney discussing estate planning with his or ...
  • ESTATE PLANNING TO AVOID PROBATE REQUIRES THOUGHT
    Estate planning is something many put off for years and in some cases their entire life. Thinking of one's mortality is not necessarily appealing, and taking time with an attorney to prepare ...
  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
Family Law - Click here to view all posts
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  • JUDGE MUST EQUITABLY DIVIDE MARITAL ASSETS IN DIVORCE
    Florida has no fault divorce. That means, if one of the parties says the marriage is over….it is over. Filing for a Florida divorce is relatively simple. One spouse must be a resident of ...
  • ALIMONY DIFFERENT WAYS
    Alimony has a long history. Its genesis can be traced as far back as the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi almost 4,000 years ago. Its origin was intended to take care of the former wife, since women had ...
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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 ...
  • CONDOMINIUMS HAVE OPTIONS FOR BAD BEHAVIOR
    Condominium living can provide the best of all worlds. Condominium owners have a home, amenities and the association takes care of the maintenance. It is a particularly attractive option for part-time ...
Florida Condominium Act - Click here to view all posts
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  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
Florida's Homeowners Association Act - Click here to view all posts
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  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • 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 ...
  • CAN I FLY MY FLAG?
    Over the years, condominium, cooperative and homeowners associations frequently battled with homeowners over the display of flags. Some battles included giant flag poles and giant flags. Others, were ...
GAP AFFIDAVIT - Click here to view all posts
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  • CLOSING COSTS
    Sale price of real estate is not the only expense in a sale. There are a lot of expenses associated with buying or selling real estate and they can add up. Residential buyers and sellers are often ...
  • REAL ESTATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS EXPLAINED
    Southwest Florida is a virtual mecca for residential real estate sales. Year round opportunity for outdoor activities, clean air and lower crime attract more people each year. Many that are here buy, ...
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  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
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  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
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  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
INSURANCE - Click here to view all posts
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  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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  • FLORIDA IS A DEBTORS HAVEN
    Florida takes a lot of pride in its balanced budget. Part of the effort to maintain a balanced budget is public policy protecting homes and families. Through both its Constitution and statutes, ...
  • SIDEWALK TRIPS AND LIABILITY
    Sidewalk cracks are all too common. Everyone has seen them. Some have tripped over them and been seriously injured. When that happens, the question becomes who is liable for those injuries? Liability ...
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  • SIDEWALK TRIPS AND LIABILITY
    Sidewalk cracks are all too common. Everyone has seen them. Some have tripped over them and been seriously injured. When that happens, the question becomes who is liable for those injuries? Liability ...
  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS FIX IS NOT SO EASY
    Hurricane Irma whirled through our area one year ago. Screen enclosures and roofs took the brunt of Irma's wrath, but many structures suffered more severe damage. Some contractors did less than ...
Liability - Click here to view all posts
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  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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  • CONDO BUDGETS, ASSESSMENTS AND LIENS
    Florida’s legislature realized the importance of assuring the public that buying a condominium is safe in Florida. The first Condominium Act (Act) was adopted by the legislature in 1963 and has ...
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  • BUSINESS ENTITIES - THERE ARE DIFFERENCES
    Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are ...
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  • BUSINESS ENTITIES - THERE ARE DIFFERENCES
    Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are ...
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  • SELLERS CAN BE FORCED TO CONVEY
    Real estate sale are a big part of Southwest Florida's economic engine. Investors, property managers, rental agents, sales agents and others all have an economic interest in real estate transfers. ...
Mediation - Click here to view all posts
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  • JUDGE MUST EQUITABLY DIVIDE MARITAL ASSETS IN DIVORCE
    Florida has no fault divorce. That means, if one of the parties says the marriage is over….it is over. Filing for a Florida divorce is relatively simple. One spouse must be a resident of ...
  • ALTERNATIVES TO LAWSUITS
    Lawsuits are expensive. Even in smaller cases, the parties can pay tens of thousands of dollars in attorney's fees. Attorney's fees exceed the amount in dispute in many cases. Unless the ...
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  • ESTATE PLANNING TO AVOID PROBATE REQUIRES THOUGHT
    Estate planning is something many put off for years and in some cases their entire life. Thinking of one's mortality is not necessarily appealing, and taking time with an attorney to prepare ...
  • THE MYSTERY OF PROBATE
    The first question many ask while preparing a Will is why does a Will have to go through probate? The answer to that question is a historical journey through the laws we inherited from England. In ...
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  • REAL ESTATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS EXPLAINED
    Southwest Florida is a virtual mecca for residential real estate sales. Year round opportunity for outdoor activities, clean air and lower crime attract more people each year. Many that are here buy, ...
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  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • CONDO PURCHASER INVESTIGATION
    A lot of people moving to Florida start their new home search with condominiums. What could be better? Somebody else mows the lawn, cleans the pool and even maintains the building, There is an element ...
  • SOME CONTRACT DEADLINES ARE FLEXIBLE
    Some people believe that all provisions in a contract must be strictly performed. Others have a laissez faire attitude. Both can be right, depending on contract language and circumstances. Real estate ...
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  • BUSINESS ENTITIES - THERE ARE DIFFERENCES
    Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are ...
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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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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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  • REAL ESTATE CLOSING DOCUMENTS EXPLAINED
    Southwest Florida is a virtual mecca for residential real estate sales. Year round opportunity for outdoor activities, clean air and lower crime attract more people each year. Many that are here buy, ...
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  • SHOPPING INJURY MIGHT FALL ON THE INJURED
    People can get hurt in the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. Jostling at a crowded sales table, walking through a store with extra stacked merchandise and shoppers with the ever present drink cup ...
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  • VISITOR CAN BE TRESPASSER, LICENSEE OR INVITEE
    People seem to get hurt everywhere. Tripping, falling into holes, falling down stairs or something more painful. In many cases, the injured person's first thought is who can I sue? The property ...
  • SIDEWALK TRIPS AND LIABILITY
    Sidewalk cracks are all too common. Everyone has seen them. Some have tripped over them and been seriously injured. When that happens, the question becomes who is liable for those injuries? Liability ...
  • SHOPPING INJURY MIGHT FALL ON THE INJURED
    People can get hurt in the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. Jostling at a crowded sales table, walking through a store with extra stacked merchandise and shoppers with the ever present drink cup ...
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  • BUSINESS ENTITIES - THERE ARE DIFFERENCES
    Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are ...
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  • CAN I FLY MY FLAG?
    Over the years, condominium, cooperative and homeowners associations frequently battled with homeowners over the display of flags. Some battles included giant flag poles and giant flags. Others, were ...
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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, ...
  • CONDO PURCHASER INVESTIGATION
    A lot of people moving to Florida start their new home search with condominiums. What could be better? Somebody else mows the lawn, cleans the pool and even maintains the building, There is an element ...
  • SOME CONTRACT DEADLINES ARE FLEXIBLE
    Some people believe that all provisions in a contract must be strictly performed. Others have a laissez faire attitude. Both can be right, depending on contract language and circumstances. Real estate ...
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  • ESTATE PLANNING PROVIDES LIFETIME PROTECTIONS
    When most people think of estate planning, they think about giving their assets away after death. But, estate planning should involve so much more. An attorney discussing estate planning with his or ...
  • FLORIDA HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED FROM CREDITORS
    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
  • 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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    Condominium living can provide the best of all worlds. Condominium owners have a home, amenities and the association takes care of the maintenance. It is a particularly attractive option for part-time ...
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    When most people think of estate planning, they think about giving their assets away after death. But, estate planning should involve so much more. An attorney discussing estate planning with his or ...
  • ESTATE PLANNING TO AVOID PROBATE REQUIRES THOUGHT
    Estate planning is something many put off for years and in some cases their entire life. Thinking of one's mortality is not necessarily appealing, and taking time with an attorney to prepare ...
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    Most people know that Florida provides special tax treatment for homestead property. A more important benefit may be Florida's Constitution protection from creditor claims. Article X, Subsection 4 ...
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  • ESTATE PLANNING PROVIDES LIFETIME PROTECTIONS
    When most people think of estate planning, they think about giving their assets away after death. But, estate planning should involve so much more. An attorney discussing estate planning with his or ...
  • ESTATE PLANNING TO AVOID PROBATE REQUIRES THOUGHT
    Estate planning is something many put off for years and in some cases their entire life. Thinking of one's mortality is not necessarily appealing, and taking time with an attorney to prepare ...
  • 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 ...