Monthly Archives: December 2011

Basic Considerations for Tax Deeds in Florida

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 … Read Full Post

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Pleading Requirements for Establishing an Equitable Lien Claim

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

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Top 5 Things You Should Know about Florida’s Construction Lien Law

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 … Read Full Post

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