March 3, 2021
New Ways Commercial Tenants Can Leverage Their Lease Post-Coronavirus
Even as the Coronavirus pandemic has precipitated tremendous challenges, some businesses are leveraging their commercial leases to reap benefits. Here are three ways tenants are getting […]
February 3, 2021
How Can I Get Out of My Commercial Lease in Florida?
Commercial leases are controlled by Part I of the Landlord Tenant Act in Florida. It is found at Chapter 83 in the Florida Statutes. The terms […]
January 27, 2021
Can Your Florida Business Benefit From a Non-Compete or NDA?
Businesses need to protect themselves. One of the easiest methods is through documents by which another party agrees not to improperly use or take information or […]
July 21, 2020
DeSantis Signs Bill that Impacts Some Inherited Property
If a Floridian dies without a will, one heir can sell their portion of property independently. After July 1, however, a bill passed by the Florida […]
July 16, 2020
The Difference Between Financing Contingency and Appraisal Contingency
If a contract includes both a financing contingency and appraisal contingency, where does one end and the other begin? There’s substantial overlap in the two contingencies, […]
June 18, 2020
Game Changer for Remote Real Estate Closings: Remote Online Notarization Morphs into Remote Ink Notarization
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Attorneys Title Insurance Fund and Old Republic Insurance Company along, with other underwriters following suit, decided that they would allow for […]
June 2, 2020
Commercial Leases: Will a Force Majeure Clause Get You Out of Paying Rent?
During this COVID-19 crisis, force majeure clauses in commercial real estate contracts are a hot topic in real estate.  A force majeure clause excuses a party […]
May 21, 2020
Rentals and Getting Ready for Hurricane Season
Florida is often dubbed the vacation state, sunshine state, the retirement state, or all around where individuals travel to soak in the sun rays, enjoy our […]
May 14, 2020
6 Reasons To Hire a Real Estate Lawyer When Buying or Selling Florida Real Estate
Lack of disclosure about the condition of the property, foreclosure, and probate issues are just few reasons why you may want a real estate lawyer to […]
May 5, 2020
Notarizing and Witnessing Legal Documents During the Coronavirus Crisis
Commercial restrictions and social distancing make it harder to finalize many legal and financial documents. Many common legal documents must be notarized or witnessed to be […]
May 5, 2020
Coronavirus Estate Planning: Now is the Time to Make a Living Will & Medical Power of Attorney
With COVID-19 looming, make sure your loved ones understand your wishes for health care. By now we’re well aware of the tragic health outcomes that may […]
April 28, 2020
Is Now a Good Time to Refinance Your Home Mortgage?
Interest rates down? Here’s what to look into before deciding to refinance your home mortgage. Some people never think about their mortgage after getting it, except […]
March 24, 2020
Are Verbal Agreements and Contracts Valid in Florida?
Over the course of a single week, you likely enter into a wide variety of agreements and contracts. If you own a small business, you may […]
January 13, 2020
Florida Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A breakdown of Florida landlord-tenant laws on security deposits. Most residential leases and rental agreements in Florida require a security deposit. This is a dollar amount, […]
November 21, 2019
Selling a Home in Florida? Key Legal Requirements
From contract forms to closings, here is what sellers of a Florida home should expect and plan for. Selling a home in Florida can be different […]
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