May 12, 2020
When to Consider Partition Actions
A Partition Action is a civil lawsuit to force the sale of Florida real estate. Florida law allows property to be owned jointly by several persons […]
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 30, 2020
Selling Your House During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Hoping to put your house on the market in 2020 or beyond? What to consider regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you were planning to put your […]
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 26, 2020
Can Bankruptcy Solve Home Mortgage Problems?
Home mortgage problems often lead to default and foreclosure of the property the individual is attempting to purchase. While bankruptcy may be the last resort to […]
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 15, 2020
Florida Landlord’s Guide to Security Deposit Disputes in Small Claims Court
Defend yourself if a tenant sues you in Florida for the security deposit. Even the most meticulous landlord may be sued by a tenant over the […]
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, […]
January 8, 2020
When Can Tenants Withhold Rent?
Find out what justifies rent withholding in Florida if your rental unit has serious defects. Florida tenants are legally entitled to rental property that meets basic […]
January 7, 2020
Florida Tenant’s Right to Break a Rental Lease
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in Florida and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term. […]
December 4, 2019
Selling a Home in Florida? Key Legal Requirements
Selling a home in Florida can be different than selling one in any other state, both in terms of laws and traditional procedures. Here are some […]
November 27, 2019
Selling a Florida Home: What Are My Disclosure Obligations?
Guidance on what residential real estate sellers must tell prospective home buyers when selling a house in Florida. Florida, like many other states, requires sellers of […]
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 […]
November 14, 2019
Pros and Cons of Buying Newly Built Homes
How to reduce costs and risks when buying a new house. There’s something inherently appealing about a brand new house — you get to pick out […]
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