Monthly Archives: December 2011
By Christopher M. Cobb, Esq. and Kristen Sinnott
A tax deed is a written instrument which transfers title to real property from the nonpayment of property taxes. Black’s Law Dictionary (9th ed. 2009). Tax collection, tax deed sales and tax liens are governed in Florida by Chapter 197 of Florida Statutes and specifically section 197.522 illustrates the validity of a tax deed. Read Full Post
By Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Kelly A. Karstaedt, Esq
In today’s market, there is a much greater risk of investing labor and materials into a construction project as the probability of actually getting paid for your services is markedly reduced. In many cases, a lack of funding leads to abandonment of the project leaving vendors fighting to recover funds owed from whatever money is still left. In this situation, the only legal emedy may be an equitable lien against the real property. Read Full Post
By: Christopher M. Cobb, Esq.
Florida’s Construction Lien Law is found at Chapter 713, Florida Statutes. It has long been criticized by judges, attorneys and construction professionals as complicated, unclear, and often times, down right confusing. In an effort to provide some clarity, here are the Top 5 things you should know Read Full Post